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  • Teen apparel retailers suffer as consumers get stingier

    Teen apparel brands have been losing their shirts, and it's not a fashion choice. Against a backdrop of prolonged consumer stinginess, reinforced Friday by reports of a scant monthly increase in August retail sales, an anemic back-to-school...
  • Retailers get early start on the holidays

    Retailers get early start on the holidays
    Temperatures are beachside-balmy. Most Americans haven't thought about their Halloween costumes. Parents are still in back-to-school mode. But retailers already have visions of profit dancing in their heads. Kmart aired its first holiday ad last week,...
  • The La Cañada Methodist Church presents back-to-school night

    The La Cañada Methodist Church Children’s Center will hold its back-to-school night on Monday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. The church will hold its regular morning service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Programs for youth will also be offered on Sunday. The...
  • It's time to talk openly about suicide, and prevention [Commentary]

    Suicide. It's a hard word to hear, even harder to say. But it needs to be talked about. That was the focus of the Suicide Awareness and Prevention forum held last week at Laurel High School: To begin raising awareness in the hopes of reducing this...
  • Broadway Box Office: Starting to Shake the September Slump

    Broadway began the slow process of picking itself up out of the fall doldrums last week as a bit of sales momentum returned to the box office -- even as the head count of total theatergoers stayed about on par with the prior frame. "The Book of Mormon"...
  • Il Divo Lines Up Broadway Concerts Timed to New Album Release

    Il Divo, the popular four-member classical-pop group, will tubthump the act's latest album, the Broadway-themed "A Musical Affair," with a brief run of Rialto concerts set for the Marquis Theater in November. The group become the latest to play a...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights
    Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event....
  • Back-to-school spending adds up

    Parents, watch your checkbooks. Back-to-school spending is kicking into high gear. From clothing and accessories to backpacks, computers and calculators, the average family is expected to spend about $635 in the weeks ahead, according to the National...
  • I'll pay extra for the backpack that won't sing

    Parenting can be an assault on the senses, from the effluvia of the diaper pail to the torture of bare feet on a rug strewn with Legos. But nothing tortures a parent suffer more than the musical assault of the Childhood Industrial Complex. When I was a...
  • Money-smart kids: Back-to-school shopping with teens

    Uh-oh. If Capital One's annual Back-to-School Shopping Survey is any indication, parents and teens are in for some tense moments in the weeks ahead. -- Nearly half of parents questioned consider price to be the most important factor when making a back-...
  • UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations

    UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations
    Outdoor festivals return to Hampton Roads with a vengeance when autumn leaves start to fall. You'll find a celebration for most every inclination. Seafood, peanuts, sophisticated sculpture, homey crafts, Egyptian culture, indie music, gospel — all...