| Oct 17, 2012
Nonsense was big business for Larry Sloan, who co-founded a Los Angeles publishing company in the 1960s to print books that were blueprints for silliness.
The series of word-game books, "Mad Libs," became absurdly popular and marked its 50th...
| Oct 17, 2012
Some times you just have to drop everything to pursue your dreams, right? That's what Jean Latz Griffin decided to do when she stepped away from the world of news media and founded her own company called CyberINK.
If you check out the site...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The Newport Beach City Council voted to outsource its printing services and to inch forward in what could eventually be the privatization of its refuse collection services.
The shutting down of the city's in-house print shop in favor of a contract...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 5:57 PM
The buyers of the Baltimore Jewish Times' publishing company are prepared to close the $1.26 million purchase of the company Friday after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the transaction Thursday. The sale will bring an end to 93 years of family...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, September 15. A fire that broke out in the Studio City hills Friday night was put out before it could damage any homes.
According to Patch, Jack Nicholson's home was in danger and his address was mentioned on...
| Mar 4, 2012
To anyone who might believe printing is a dying industry in a digital age, Kerry Stackpole says this: Look in your cupboard.
"Imagine opening your kitchen cabinets and having no labels on the cans," said Stackpole, president of the Printing & Graphics...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
| May 10, 2012
Last week TufAmerica, Inc., which administers the rights to the recordings of Washington, D.C. go-go band Trouble Funk's catalog, filed lawsuit in federal court accusing the Beastie Boys of sampling without permission the group's 1982 funk classics, "Drop...
| Jul 24, 2010
On a visit to the Long Beach area in the early 1960s, David and Dorothy Weidman had their first glimpse of a planned community. David saw tract homes; Dorothy saw opportunity. "All those houses are going to need pictures for the walls," Dorothy recalls...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 8:38 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — A new location of The UPS Store opened this week in the Bayside Shopping Center.
Owned by Newport Beach native Sarah Gustavson and her husband, Phil, The UPS Store near Jamboree Road and East Coast Highway offers domestic and...
| Aug 28, 2010
| 1:07 PM
Charles Swann Roberts, an author and co-founder of publishing company Barnard, Roberts and Co. Inc. known for his extensive histories of the Pennsylvania Railroad, died Aug. 20 from complications of emphysema and pneumonia at St. Agnes Hospital.