| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:54 PM
As drones become more popular — they were big sellers for Christmas — the question is being raised: Do people know how to safely use them?
Authorities have reported close calls and even injuries caused by drones in Central Florida recently,...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 4:07 AM
If you're holiday shopping (there's only 4 shopping days left!) on this Super Saturday, I've got a sleigh full of savings for you.
First, save $10 at JC Penney and snag a $25 off $25 purchase coupon with gift card purchase. Also, save $10 on Visa gift...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Wednesday could very well be the day that determines whether the last of Costa Mesa's undeveloped space will be developed into an urban city park with sports complexes, parking lots, municipal lighting and concrete sidewalks.
That is the day the...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:32 AM
When Hanc Weiner asked about starting a needlework group at the Northbrook Park District, little did she think a stitch in time meant more than nine years times two.
“Twenty one years ago, I came into the senior center and I said if she got enough...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
takes planning, perseverance
By Erinn Hutkin
While many people are devoted to their hobbies -- from photography to fashion design -- few attempt to turn those passions into businesses. But with the right mix of pluck and perseverance, you can succeed....
| Jan 8, 2015
TAVARES — Gardening is something all ages can receive satisfaction from, but it can be challenging for those who use a wheelchair.
A new raised-bed wheelchair-accessible herb garden at the Lake County Agriculture Center shows how gardening can...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Across the country this holiday season, families and friends will gather around fires in woodstoves or fireplaces. But how you build that fire – and what you burn – can have a significant impact on air quality and health, both inside your home...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It's one thing to view Cuba in geopolitical terms, which has become a very popular pastime since President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he had begun the process of normalizing relations with the tiny island nation that once played such a large...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It was a strange number ringing my cell phone a couple months ago that I hadn’t seen before. As I was loading my youth soccer player and his backpack full of gear into the car after practice, I was tempted to let the call go to voicemail, but...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier, according to data released Sunday by an industry group.
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Brandon McGee needed a gift for his girlfriend on Christmas Eve and because he's only 15, he also had to have a ride to the Altamonte Mall.
"I had to get my dad and brother here somehow, so I just bought tickets to see "The Hobbit," said McGee of...