| Nov 20, 2011
Southern California is home to strip malls, mini-malls, mixed-use malls, outlet malls and rarefied luxury malls.
But, unlike any other mall, the Beverly Center is a microcosm of the state of fashion and culture today. The behemoth at the edge of West...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:30 PM
"When forced to leave my house for an extended period of time, I take my typewriter with me, and together we endure the wretchedness of passing through the X-ray scanner. The laptops roll merrily down the belt, while I'm instructed to stand aside and open...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Chase Valentine, 3, wanted something for Christmas that's little difficult to come by in Orange County: snow.
"It was so cool. On the way over here he said, 'Mom, the twee is so big,'" said Chase's mom, Tiffany Valentine, while...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Unemployment is high, national debt is mounting and the government appears utterly incapable of doing anything productive. The Middle East is roiled, Europe is teetering on the brink of financial collapse, and China is beefing up its military. But the...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:38 PM
My neighbor has a huge plastic blow-up turkey on his front lawn.
Good for him!
Alas, he's an anachronism. You rarely see Thanksgiving displays anymore. During my lifetime, enthusiasm for the holiday has diminished markedly.
When I was a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Chelsea Clinton surprised her dad, former President Clinton, by presenting him with a trophy Tuesday at the 72nd Father of the Year Awards luncheon in New York City. Other honorees included Macy's Inc. Chief Executive Terry J. Lundgren and Army Maj....
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Department store giant Macy's Inc. will close its three-level, 158,000-square-foot store in Paseo Colorado in early spring, according to a Thursday announcement.
The store's 116 employees will be offered transfers to other Southern California locations...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK CITY -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will buy an additional $50 billion in U.S.-made products over the next decade in areas like sporting goods and high-end appliances in what the world's largest retailer called a bid to help boost the U.S. economy.
| Feb 24, 2013
It's a pretty good bet that when stars arrive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday they'll be wearing clothes, jewelry and accessories selected with the help of a fashion stylist. And fans are more aware than ever that their idols don't create their looks...
| Jul 21, 2011
Karl Lagerfeld's new capsule collection for Macy's debuts in August. The lovely Sophia Vergara shares her balanced beauty tips. And Gwyneth Paltrow is Coach's "International Ambassador."...
| Jul 25, 2011
Abby Wambach, an offensive catalyst of the U.S. women???s World Cup team, will sign autographs during a meet-and-greet session Tuesday in Boca Raton. The first 200 fans will receive autographs beginning at 2 p.m. on the second floor of Macy???s......