| Nov 23, 2012
| 8:02 PM
For some shoppers, Black Friday started six days ago.
Daniela Ramirez and her brother waited on the street in front of Metro Pointe's Best Buy since Sunday. They were camped out with sleeping bags and a collapsible awning waiting to buy a TV. It wasn'...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Third in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles.
"Feels better now that I've been elected," Costa Mesa City Councilman Steve Mensinger said while sitting in Estancia High School's Football Training...
| Nov 29, 2012
"Gatz": An article and a photo caption in the Nov. 27 Calendar section about the play "Gatz" and an article in the Nov. 25 Calendar section about marathon plays said that actors Scott Shepherd and Ben Williams alternate the role of Nick Carraway in the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:52 AM
This year’s Black Friday became the backdrop not only for doorbuster HDTV sales but for protests from retail workers across the country. Workers at Walmart, Target, even Macy’s, have decried unfair wages and conditions.
So which retailers...
| Jul 24, 2012
Topshop at Nordstrom
Nordstrom has announced that 14 of its stores across the country and nordstrom.com will begin carrying a broad assortment from British juggernauts Topshop and Topman the week of Sept. 9.
Known for a tip-of-the-trend assortment...
| Mar 11, 2012
Many big-name L.A.-based designers — Rodarte, Gregory Parkinson, Rachel Zoe, Barbara Tfank, Skaist-Taylor and Juan Carlos Obando among them — have already shown their fall 2012 collections at New York Fashion Week. Now in the middle of Los...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:07 PM
When South Coast Plaza opened in March 1967, the indoor center boasting air conditioning and door-to-door shopping was revolutionary for its time.
"The idea was to use the land to build a retail shopping complex," Debra Gunn Downing, executive director...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Sometimes a trip is more than just a great escape.
That's what happened to Kallie Dovel when she first traveled to Uganda in summer 2007. It was there that she saw what women were going through: little to no education, lack of health care, extreme...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Fashion Island has announced the arrival of two retailers set to open in late spring, according to a news release.
Los Angeles-based clothing retailer M. Fredric and Beverly Hills-based macarons shop 'lette — both new to Orange County —...
| Apr 6, 2012
A day of bountiful good weather brings out the best in (almost) all of us. Check out these cheery people in spring colors, jaunty hats and pretty flower print dresses — some acquired in sunshine-induced shopping sprees over the past few days....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:27 PM
CdM Garage Sale
The Corona del Mar Middle School ASB and the Sea Kings baseball program host a 100-family garage sale from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at the campus' quad. Admission is free and food will be sold. The Corona del Mar campus is at 2101...