| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Here's your tally-ho Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The worst-kept secret in tech is now a reality. Verizon says it will begin offering the Apple iPhone on Feb. 10, ending AT&T's lock on the super-popular gadget.......
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Gas pump handles are the filthiest surfaces that the average working American encounters on the way to and from the office, according to Kimberly-Clark, a health care company. Hygienists at Kimberly-Clark scoured around Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Kimberly-Clark, the company that makes Huggies diapers, has created an online frenzy with the announcement that Huggies Little Movers diapers now come in a "fashionable" denim design complete with faux butt pockets and belt loops. The diapers, which are...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced plans this week to team up with celeb Mom Rebecca Romijin on what they call a “fashion must-have” — denim diapers. The limited-time offer is available through the end of July 2010. Similar...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 3:05 AM
It's hard to find coupons for childcare -- believe me, I've tried. So I was excited today to see that daily deal site Mamapedia is offering half price at Kidz Drop-In childcare centerin Elmhurst. For $30, you get "roughly" six hours of sitting for one...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 10:26 AM
The deals just got a little sweeter in Alanson with the recent opening of Dollar General.
"Dollar General assesses many factors when choosing new store locations. Some of these factors include demographic trends, traffic patterns and customer needs,...
| Nov 7, 2011
During four decades as a quintessential Chicago ad man, Ron Bess has steered campaigns for clients from McDonald's to Gatorade while climbing the ranks at some of the city's most prominent agencies.
Bess, a natural pitchman, well-schooled leader and...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Warning: This story might make your skin crawl.
A new study has found that the gas pump is the germiest, filthiest thing we touch in everyday life. That's according to Dr. Charles Gerba of the University of Arizona -- and he should know. A...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:55 AM
Just in time for flu season, a new study carried out in six major U.S. cities found that the filthiest surface is at the gas pump.
Hygiene company Kimberly-Clark trained researchers to swab frequently touched surfaces in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 6:38 PM
Kimberly-Clark Corp. announced Thursday it has failed to sell its paper mill in Everett and will be shutting it down, throwing about 750 employees out of work soon.
Nearly 90 percent of the workers will lose their jobs by New Year’s Day, and only...
| Aug 25, 2008
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park
One-tank road trip? In these $4-for-a-gallon-of-gas times, you can do better. How about a quarter-tank road trip? About 50 miles north of downtown Los Angeles in Agua Dulce, Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park lets you...