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  • Where the jobs are

    Where the jobs are
    A friend recently got stuck when he tried to explain to his son, who was struggling to find a job, how our economy got to be the way it is. He asked my help since I am a well-known crank on the matter. I offered him three short anecdotes: Last summer...
  • Freebies and $300 in coupons from The Home Depot

    Coupon: $5 off at The Home Depot
    Get a $5 off coupon when you sign up for text alerts from The Home Depot.  Click here to sign up. I got my coupon via email instantly.  Alsp, you can save even more by signing up for newsletters from the Garden Club and Orange Insider and snag $300 in...
  • Unexpected item in the blogging area

     
    Updated for Sunday print column: I have a hate/love relationships with self-checkout lanes. I hate them because they’re often quite fussy — unexpected item in the bagging area? Again? — and, at grocery stores, it’s a pain to look...
  • 2013 Fall Gear Guide for the Outdoorsy and Active Lifestyles

     
    Now that we’ve reached the Fall season with hunting, fishing and hiking in full swing, it’s time to look at some of the new gear that’s available to make you safer, comfortable and more secure in the wonderful outdoors to make it a...
  • Local governments scramble to restock salt supplies

    Local governments scramble to restock salt supplies
    A relentless winter has left local governments scrambling to replenish their supplies of road salt and some consumers finding empty shelves when they turn to hardware stores for ice-melting materials. State officials say they have enough salt to meet...
  • Burb's Eye View: Electronic City is turning off its lights

    Burb's Eye View: Electronic City is turning off its lights
    Electronic City is hidden in plain sight on Burbank Boulevard. People drive by it a lot, never thinking to go in, until one day that one unique light bulb blows on the flashlight and nobody carries a replacement. Howard Pollyea probably stocks it. Since...
  • Sears building in Boyle Heights sells to developer for $29 million

    Sears building in Boyle Heights sells to developer for $29 million
    A vast but vacant Sears Roebuck & Co. product distribution center in Boyle Heights — a landmark in East Los Angeles since the 1920s — has sold for $29 million to a Los Angeles developer who plans to bring it back to life, perhaps with housing,...
  • Online Tax Fairness Act Will Hurt Small Businesses

    An innocuous-sounding bill before Congress, the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act, has the potential to crush many of Connecticut's small businesses and stifle entrepreneurs. The bill was handily passed in the Senate by a bipartisan majority and is now...
  • 11 Chicago winter essentials

    11 Chicago winter essentials
    It’s no secret Chicago winters can be brutal. The snow, sleet, freezing rain and pure cold, windy, icy air that sometimes doesn’t seem to let up until April can feel like it’s relentless. But seasoned Chicagoans have figured out ways...
  • Uber to deliver some Christmas trees on demand Thursday

    Uber to deliver some Christmas trees on demand Thursday
    For its latest marketing stunt, Uber is teaming up with Home Depot to deliver Christmas trees to customers on Thursday. The on-demand ride service said customers in 10 select cities can click on a special Christmas tree icon in the Uber smartphone app....
  • Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award

    Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award
    The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...