| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The gig: Carisa Bianchi is president of TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles' largest advertising agency, which has about 520 employees and creates ads for Pepsi, Gatorade, Southwest Airlines, Adidas, Nissan, Jimmy Dean and Crate & Barrel.
"Black sheep": Bianchi...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:44 PM
— Daniel Feehan, who grew up in Batavia, has chased and captured insurgents in Baghdad, taught sixth-grade math in Gary and received a master's from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Now the 31-year-old former Army captain is one of 12 White...
| Dec 2, 2013
The White House fellows program, which dates to 1964, counts many notable alumni:
•Retired Gen. Colin Powell, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former secretary of state.
•Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a former U.S. senator and...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Deborah Aldrete Hoppe
Deborah (Debbie) Aldrete Hoppe of Piedmont, CA, passed away suddenly on Friday, November 8, 2013. Debbie’s motto was, “family and friends first.” She was a devoted and loyal wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt...
| Nov 2, 2013
Not so much a typical candidate for Botox, except that I have a face like a garden glove — sun-baked and ripped by boot and fist. If Levi Strauss made faces, I'd be a 42 regular. And stone-washed.
Don't mean to brag, that's just the face I have....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. has hired Burberry Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts to run its retail division, hoping her background melding technology, fashion and commerce will be the right mix to navigate the future of the stores that have been a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Ever since I was a teenager, the occasional clothing purchase has prompted my mom to say, "I used to have that when I was your age!"
If I recall, it started with colorful Lacoste polo shirts and the pairing of baby pink with kelly green, both of which...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
While some denim brands are pushing the trends this fall — giving blue jeans motocross details, quilting finishes or leather-like coatings — two of the biggest players are looking back instead of forward. Levi's and Gap are both mining their...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Levi Strauss & Co. staged a full-on flashback to 1972 on Saturday, staging a music festival on a 40-acre estate in Topanga Canyon that included throwback bands, retro booze, tie-dye and flower-crown stations and lots and lots of slinky, hip-hugging,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:27 PM
A guy can get away with wearing jeans just about any place these days. Home and social events — all embrace or at least tolerate America’s fashion contribution to the world. Worn right, men's jeans have even found a place in the ever-confusing...
| Apr 5, 2013
President Barack Obama, who won re-election with majority support from women, singled out one of his female supporters for her brilliance and dedication.
"She also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general in the country," the president said...