| Feb 15, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Half a century ago, the man who built the Broadway department store chain and his wife gave to UCLA their house and the Japanese garden that spilled down the hillside below it near the Hotel Bel-Air. The UC regents, UCLA's governing body, promised to...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:27 PM
COLUMBUS, Ind— Columbus North senior Keirsten White believes in wishes — so much so that she once left 100 pennies at a Columbus fountain saying, "Your next wish is on me." It was that kind of spirit that moved White to do something to help...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:44 AM
Some Lake Zurich High School students made the most of the extra time they had before starting class later on Feb. 9 by doing a little "Career Scene Investigation."
The students — mostly juniors — weaved their way through the tables of...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:54 PM
GARY — Twenty-nine teams of middle and high school students from 23 schools in Lake, Porter, LaPorte counties and surrounding areas will demonstrate their science and engineering talents at the 2015 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament on Saturday,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Audiences love young musicians. The soloist with the three-quarter size violin, the pianist whose legs just now reach the pedals, the kid whose confidence is as big as the talent exploding before our eyes.
We are astonished, awed, and amazed. We wonder...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Look at the cost of a degree at Penn State and it can make you a little dizzy, kind of like writing a check for a big-ticket item like a sleek, shiny sports car.
President Eric Barron has used that analogy before, exhorting students to get the most...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A passionate advocate for the falsely accused and an attorney dedicated to fighting injustice, Jane Raley helped overturn convictions of men and women who had spent years behind bars for crimes they did not commit.
During 14 years at Northwestern...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:04 PM
has been promoted to vice president at DesignPoint Inc. Sportelli will be part of the leadership team and also hold the title of senior interior designer to lead all major design activities at the firm.
Sportelli has been with...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:17 AM
A spoonful of sugar, anyone?
The career of Dame Julie Andrews, from her young vaudevillian start to her Disney collaborations and beyond, will be celebrated through stories and songs when Chicago cabaret artist Laura Freeman brings her show "The Hills...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:45 PM
Randy Stine hoped he could make a career out of singing when he enrolled at Indiana University. The 1995 Naperville North graduate got his wish along with fellow Hoosier classmates when they started an a cappella phenomenon called Straight No Chaser....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 6.
Winter parking bans begin
The first snowfall of the season on Jan. 5 triggered the alternate side parking rule to go into...