| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Outlet Firsts: When Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon, Calif., opens its 146,000-square-foot, $100- million expansion in April, it will apparently be home to a couple of first-in-the-U.S. outlet stores, including Alexander McQueen, Belstaff and...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:20 PM
What follows are a few highlights from the history of one of the most famous streets in the world.
1906: Burton E. Grant and other investors buy land on the former Rancho Rodeo de las Aguas. The land will become Beverly Hills, and the city's main street...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:26 PM
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Not at all. It's a rite of passage for 13-year-old girls. The fact that she wants them to be flashy and colorful doesn't mean she is going to flaunt the bras — blame it on Victoria's Secret...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:46 PM
A giant snake sat coiled in the center of South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court, keeping watch over a bounty of oversized coins, lush flowers and stacks of oranges. In its clutches was a glittering bronze fan, and red paper lanterns suspended from bamboo...
| Dec 8, 2012
Putting a value on sentiment is always tricky business. What's a tiny seashell from the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland worth?
Debra Raboin of West Hartford wasn't even considering it after returning from a "special trip" to Ireland in April with her 81-...
| Nov 11, 2012
Brand-name shoutouts and high-profile product placement are as much a part of 007 movies as Bond's tuxedo or Q's gadgetry, and with "Skyfall" hitting theaters at the same time the film franchise marks its 50th anniversary, it's never been easier for...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Killing’s Mireille Enos shows the world her bright side...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Swarovski Elements will put up a giant interactive sculpture and more to decorate Rodeo Drive for the holidays....
| Jan 4, 2011
A wet Christmas week made for happy times at the Glendale Galleria, which reported strong holiday sales as customers were driven indoors by the inclement weather.
"The rain makes me sing, literally," said Shoshana Puccia, senior marketing director for...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 8:01 PM
With Valentine's Day on a Monday this year, many couples are making more creative plans to celebrate. Restaurants are offering weekend-long deals, and many are offering special incentives like gift cards for Feb. 14 diners to entice people to dine out...