| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:34 AM
A home in Pacific Palisades that once belonged to President Reagan has sold for $5.211 million. The mid-century-style house had been listed two months ago at $4.999 million. That’s a 4% presidential premium.
Set on close to two-thirds of an acre...
| Feb 4, 2013
Daniel Hamburger is quick to whip out his business card.
One side of the card is standard — white background, corporate logo, contact information for the headquarters in Downers Grove.
The flip side is dramatic, painted ripe-tomato red with...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:13 PM
With Newport-Mesans in the Olympics, contentious City Council elections and those Mitt and Barack guys grabbing headlines, it was a busy year for news — and the arts proved to be no exception. We could try to order this into a conventional "top 10...
| Mar 5, 2013
At Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, course registration is a case in economics. Every student is allotted a bag of points and must spend them bidding against each other for seats in classes.
The more popular the class, the more...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Concerns about utility smart meters are frequently dismissed as tinfoil-hat paranoia. But it's not so easy to dismiss Jonathan Libber.
The Baltimore man delivers his arguments against the wireless devices in the calm manner of an attorney. He is, in...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:25 PM
When New Haven Mayor John DeStefano announced his retirement in January, I knew it was just a matter of time before school Superintendent Reginald Mayo would exit, too.
The two served 20 years together in their respective influential positions, a...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. has outdone himself ("What if? Life under President Romney," Jan. 27). With his predictions of what would have transpired under President Mitt Romney, he has produced his funniest column yet. However, he seems to have...
| Feb 17, 2013
Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son.
"Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
| Feb 15, 2013
Comcast-NBCUniversal: In the Feb. 13 Business section, an article about Comcast Corp.'s deal to buy General Electric Co.'s shares in NBCUniversal stated that NBCUniversal's operating cash for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $1.05 billion. The correct...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Amelia Earhart stops by ABE Airport in 1929. Ronald Reagan visits Allentown's General Electric plant in 1957. Joe DiMaggio signs autographs at Whitehall's George Washington Motor Lodge in 1982.
Photos of these legendary 20th century figures are among...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
It's been a wild ride for Autobytel Inc., the online automobile marketing company launched in Orange County during the Internet's gold rush.
Founded in 1995 by Southern California car dealership owner Pete Ellis, the company promised to take the...