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  • Penny deals, BOGOS and coupons for back-to-school supplies

    Penny deals, BOGOS and coupons for back-to-school supplies
    Use that jar full of pennies to score back-to-school essentials for the kids. Here's a roundup of this week's penny deals, buy-one-get-one free offers, and coupons links, good through Saturday: Print Coupons: SmartSource.com, Target.com, RedPlum.com,...
  • Retail Therapy: Back to school at the Spectrum

    Back to style: The Irvine Spectrum Center is kicking off the back-to-school shopping season with a Teen Vogue Back-to-School event Saturday. Shoppers will be able to peruse pop-up "style closets" from Nordstrom's TOPSHOP collaboration at 1 p.m. outside...
  • Back to school and longing for home

    For author and entrepreneur Todd Patkin, going off to college was not exactly a fond memory. "Everyone tells you it's going to be the time of your life, but I had the worst experience," said Patkin, now 48 and the author of "Finding Happiness: One Man's...
  • Back-to-school drive for homeless kids underway

    People who have extra school supplies can donate them to a back-to-school drive for homeless children, according to a news release. Little Smiles of Orange County, a pediatric dental practice in Irvine, is accepting supplies to donate to Costa Mesa-based...
  • Late-night monologue joke of the day (and open thread)

     
    It's back-to-school season. Going back to school, especially to a new school, can be scary, but I do have some advice, and I think it's good advice for kids. Be yourself. And if that doesn't work, be someone cooler. ...Jimmy......
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Save with coupons at Macy's, Kohl's and more

    It's Shopping Saturday! Save with coupons at Macy's, Kohl's and more
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores for back-to-school shopping.  Plus, we have freebies, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving all...
  • Get the career you want with a return to school

    Get the career you want with a return to school
    Before you pull the old backpack out of the closet and plan your return to school, consider everything that comes with a return to higher learning. A master's degree is a serious commitment and a sacrifice of both time and money. And for many, a real...
  • The kids are going back to school; should I?

    The kids are going back to school; should I?
    It’s now commonplace for job seekers to consider going back to school to advance their career. But is this a practical move for everybody? Not always. There are different industry standards for education, and a specific degree or certification may...
  • Andrea Thome on why she volunteers

    Andrea Thome on why she volunteers
    We live in a world of misanthropes. Want proof? Look at the comments following almost any story on this newspaper's website. But Andrea Thome has an answer. As a member of the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid, and with her connections to a...
  • Don't get schooled going back to school

    Don't get schooled going back to school
    The back-to-school madness has begun at my house. We're springing for school supplies, loading up our children's online lunch accounts and juggling after-school care. We won't get a breather even after the schools open their doors in a few weeks. Our...
  • Expand back-to-school tax breaks to include supplies [Commentary]

    By most accounts, Maryland Tax-Free Week has been a good way for shoppers to get a limited break from Maryland's 6 percent sales tax. Timed to coincide with back-to-school shopping in August, shoppers don't have to pay state sales tax when buying most...