| Feb 2, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Fifth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles.
Gary Monahan can't escape politics — not even during his morning commute.
As the Costa Mesa councilman walks from his Eastside home to the...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Burbank on Monday approved the sale of the IKEA building to a local developer, setting the stage for the furniture giant to move forward with plans to roughly double its operation in the city and become its biggest location in the country.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Not only is the promise of getting organized a common New Year's resolution, but organizing and staying organized is also a process at which some make a living, including Michelle Worthington, a professional organizer and owner of Worthy Spaces in Boca...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:39 AM
Score free eats at IKEA in Sunrise.
On Mondays before 11 a.m., get a free breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon and potatoes.
On Tuesdays, kids under 12 can pick a combo meal valued at $2.49. No purchase necessary. Join the IKEA Family reward...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Ikea Group, the Swedish home goods retailer currently residing in 298 blue-boxed stores in 26 countries, wants to expand. Just don’t rush it.
The company opened 11 new stores in nine countries in its fiscal year ended Aug. 31 – buying the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Thailand’s transgender residents are displeased with Swedish furniture retailer Ikea because of a new ad they say is “disparaging” and “disrespectful” to their way of life.
The commercial — titled “Luem Aeb,&...
| Jan 26, 2013
You can spend weeks and big bucks on a home-improvement project, or you can invest considerably less time and money and end up with just as much satisfaction.
One such simple — and useful — project is to set up a mudroom in your home, a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:50 AM
With condo buildings sprouting from vacant lots and talk of lifting height restrictions on its high-rises, Hollywood offers one of the best illustrations of Los Angeles' push toward population density. In the heart of this quickly changing neighborhood,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Looking for kitchen design ideas? Start here. L.A. at Home has been developing Home Inspiration galleries where you can see what Southern Californians have done in their new homes and in their remodeling -- from custom cabinetry to Ikea installations,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Ikea’s 87-year-old founder is slowly letting go of the reins at his company as his youngest son steps into a major board position within the Swedish furniture giant.
Ingvar Kamprad, who launched the business 70 years ago in a small Swedish...
| Jun 5, 2013
Karma is a bitch -- the baddest bitch, I'd say.
We've all fantasized about a universal day of reckoning for the people of Chicago who insist on interrupting our daily goings-on with their "Are you kidding me?" behaviors. One South Side alderman...