| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships.
The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
| 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...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:02 AM
A security video obtained by TMZ seems to show Solange Knowles attacking brother-in-law Jay Z in an elevator after the Met Gala in New York last week. In the video another man pulls the furious Solange away while Beyonce tries to step between her sister...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:26 PM
From our panel of staff contributors
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 19, 2012
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Jan. 21 to 23, in Hartford, Japanalia cleans house at its biannual mega-sale. The event features samples, one-of-a-kind items, overstocks and irregulars at 50 to 80 percent off. Payment is by cash or check only. Hours are...
| Jul 17, 2011
Shopping for underwear sounds either mundane or glamorous, depending on your point of view — but it can also be daunting.
"People have no idea what they're doing," said Bonnie Kaufman, "because it's like buying a mattress. What do you really know...
| Jul 17, 2011
L.A.-based designer John Eshaya is in a rockin' mood. The former vice president of women's wear for Ron Herman launched his swanky-jeans-and-tees collection, Jet by John Eshaya, in 2008 and has added leather and glazed denim (which resembles leather) to...