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  • Nail polish heir Robbie Schaeffer jumps on his passion for bicycling

    Nail polish heir Robbie Schaeffer jumps on his passion for bicycling
    Growing up, Robbie Schaeffer always assumed he would join OPI Products, the nail polish empire his father founded (and which was bought by Coty Inc. in 2010). And so he became a licensed nail technician and opened a salon in Studio City. But then...
  • Crist, Puerto Rican governor appeal to Hispanic voters

    Crist, Puerto Rican governor appeal to Hispanic voters
    Angling to paint Gov. Rick Scott's agenda as anti-Hispanic, Charlie Crist on Friday brought together a roomful of supporters — including Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla— to urge Central Florida's Latino voters to get out and vote...
  • Like pickled dishes? Here are some tangy dishes to savor around L.A.

    Like pickled dishes? Here are some tangy dishes to savor around L.A.
    Whether it's Indian achaar or Japanese nukazuke, pickles of all varieties are featured on menus around the city, and not just as side dishes. What was once used as a necessary form of preservation is now a way for chefs to playfully showcase their...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events Corks for a...
  • Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond around the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. 'The Memory of Water'...
  • Cyclamen mites are killing her African violets

    Cyclamen mites are killing her African violets
    Q: I am hoping you can give me a diagnosis on my ailing African violets. All of them were doing fine and then suddenly last winter 90 percent of them developed something at the crown. None of the existing leaves died, but after a few months no leaves...
  • Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons

    Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons
    I love scoring a good bargain. But like many moms, I don't have time to compare prices at dozens of stores and websites, hunting for the best deals. We recently wrote about Zulily, the online megastore, which plans to open a huge warehouse in...
  • Food rules are tough to swallow

    Food rules are tough to swallow
    Under growing pressure from state and federal officials, Burbank Unified school district officials are heavily enforcing a rule that prohibits students from fundraising during school hours by selling items available in the cafeteria. The competitive...
  • Man gets jail time for threatening 'bloodbath' in Northampton

    Man gets jail time for threatening 'bloodbath' in Northampton
    A Northampton man who held police at bay for hours while threatening a bloodbath will serve nine to 23 months in jail and five years of probation. Timothy H. Snyder, 44, received the sentence Friday after previously pleading guilty in Northampton...
  • In Barrett Township, Frein-free and open for business

    In Barrett Township, Frein-free and open for business
    Heather Schratt approached the state trooper who stood with a bucket in Barrett Township on Friday night, handing out Halloween candy. "Thank you so much for what you did," she said, tears welling in her eyes. Schratt, of Mountainhome, was among the...
  • Maple Leafs 4, Blue Jackets 1

    The Sports Xchange Maple Leafs 4, Blue Jackets 1 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Right winger Daniel Winnik and center Phil Kessel each had a goal and two assists, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to an almost effortless 4-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on...