| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off.
"It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Glendale police are teaming up with convenience and drugstore owners to combat scams where victims are pressured into buying prepaid Moneypak cards to pay off callers posing as government or utility company agents.
Victims of the scam have lost anywhere...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
It's Friday and that means it's time for my freebie free-for-all! Check my ginormous list for freebies, savings and dining deals, including half off Starbucks Fizzio Sodas through Thursday, $10 off gas cards at CVS through Saturday...
| Jun 28, 2014
F-35s grounded: An article in the June 27 Business section about the military's decision to temporarily ground F-35 jet fighters said the cost of the Pentagon's Joint Strike Fighter program was $400 million. The cost of the program is $400 billion.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
To the editor: Well, it seems that the fictional symbol of greed — Gordon Gekko — is alive and well, in the person of the CEO of CVS Caremark. So the best employees have exceeded the top of their jobs’ wage ranges. Great, fire them and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The following items were taken from Orland Park police reports:
A 27-year-old Tinley Park man was charged with possession of cannabis when parked near a restaurant on the 14100 block of LaGrange Road Aug. 31.
A 28-year-old Orland Park man was...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:34 PM
This week, all CVS pharmacies stopped selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. It was a brave, moral decision that may cost the company financially — but may gain it a lot of customer trust. Other drugstore chains ought to follow suit and make...
| Sep 4, 2014
Lizeth Perez, 33, has lived in Pacoima all her life, but the only businesses she remembers patronizing there are a Jack in the Box and a tattoo shop that's no longer open.
She spends her money instead in neighboring Arleta, which boasts a CVS, or...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:55 PM
It is commendable that CVS is dropping the sale of tobacco products, but it also a charade. Tobacco has been a failing product line for years. CVS is simply going to replace it with a more profitable product.
If CVS leaders truly cared about their...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Over 50 senior citizens from the area are expected to visit Quinnipiac University's Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 23, to learn about fall prevention. Sept. 23 is National Falls Prevention...