| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:05 PM
There is no SUV with tinted windows. Havaianas flip-flops and Lanvin sunglasses will do for model-actress Liberty Ross as she treks up PCH near Malibu. She is taking things in stride, despite headlines announcing her recently finalized, multimillion-...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:03 PM
(Reuters) - Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA), backed by former New York...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Despite its regulatory woes, Uber is extending its reach in the smartphone world big-time. United Airlines, TripAdvisor, OpenTable, Starbucks, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and other companies announced Wednesday that they were adding the on-demand car service...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Six months ago, Bill Zweitzig, a 38-year-old jazz musician and glass blower, moved his family from Pennsylvania to Colorado to sell something he had experience selling: marijuana. This time, though, he's on salary and doesn't risk arrest.
"I've got three...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:44 AM
Cool off at Starbucks with $2 cold ones after 2 p.m. when you make a morning purchase at participating stores starting Tuesday.
Buy something in the morning, keep your receipt and return in the afternoon to save a few bucks on a grande cold beverage...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The following items were taken from Des Plaines police reports.
A 2-door 1996 Chevy Impala was stolen from a driveway on the 300 block of Potter Rd. Aug. 3.
A decorative chrome rim valued at $250 was stolen from a car parked on a driveway on the 600...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:16 AM
It's an idea that started on the golf course.
Rob Tomko of Whitehall Township was at the seventh hole at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course when he thought to himself that he should be able to order food and have it delivered to him right there on the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Yvette Dobbie was on her way to pick up her dog at the vet's when she turned onto Newport Boulevard from 17th Street and noticed a man in a wheelchair sitting in the sun and holding a sign that read, "Pay It Forward — God Bless."
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:22 AM
It hadn’t been a good week. I was poised to spend another five hours at Starbucks editing the Great American Novel. After 14 months I was stuck in a mire attempting to bring synthesis to 66 chapters of action. Was Ofa Hawkins, the heroine,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:59 PM
Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline.