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Back to School

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  • Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts

    Retail sales during the prime back-to-school shopping month of September grew more than the prior month but were still muffled by heavy head winds. The gauge of same-store sales, which calculates sales at stores open for more than a year, rose “...
  • Back to School

     
    It's a little late for Back to School photos, but since I ran the one a while back juxtaposing Back to School supplies and beer, I figured I might as well use this one, too. It was passed along by......
  • As soccer pals and teammates, they've had similar goals

    Christen Press and Whitney Engen grew up just 13 months and a few miles apart on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. And they've been virtually inseparable on a soccer field ever since, playing together as kids, against each other in college and now as...
  • 2013 Lexus GX 460: Real-World Mileage

     
    It's the end of summer, and that means another trip to take my daughter back to school. This time out, we made the college run in a 2013 Lexus GX 460. Overall, it provided a capable, if crowded, ride, but......
  • Glendale school year is starting too early

    This year, Glendale Unified students returned to classrooms on Monday, Aug. 12. Crazy. Who wants to go back to school when the temperature tops 100 degrees? Although California schools seem much more appealing to me than my own back in Tehran 50 years...
  • Kids are in school, pet's depressed

    Kids are in school, pet's depressed
    The old adage is that the happiest time of the year for moms and dads is the day the yellow bus takes their darlings off for their first day of school. It's not altogether true in my house (which felt too quiet by mid-morning yesterday), though I'll admit...
  • Lacoste celebrates back-to-school with Everglades event

    Lacoste celebrates back-to-school with Everglades event
    Lacoste - the French fashion label famous for its green crocodile logo - is hosting the "Education for the Everglades" event on Saturday, August 31 from noon to 4 p.m. In all of the Lacoste boutiques in SoFlo there will be in-store demonstrations from...
  • Broadway Box Office: Sales Hold Tight Before Back-to-School Dip

    Broadway box office held steady for the final week of summer 2013, keeping a tight grip on holiday-weekend sales ahead of a post-Labor Day sesh that traditionally sees sales slump. There were both gains and declines at individual titles all along the...
  • Broadway 'Cabaret' Marks Return to Stage for Michelle Williams

    Michelle Williams has signed on to tackle the role of Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theater Company's upcoming Broadway revival of "Cabaret" -- and it's been long enough since her last legit appearances that theatergoers may not remember that while the...
  • 10 Things I'm Going To Do To Keep Back-To-School Sane

    Here we go. The big kick off. For the kids, it is the end of lazy days and sleeping in and endless time with friends and elongated road trips and boredom and movies galore and midnight bedtimes (or later) and long stretches of time to read and draw and...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Spider-Man' Leads Broadway's Labor Day Pains

    The autumn back-to-school slump hit Broadway hard last week, with overall box office totals falling like leaves -- and superhero tuner "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" emerging as the production with perhaps the most cause for concern. The musical,...