| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:07 PM
How inviting: Here are a couple of developments that parents and kids will enjoy.
Chances are most parents have, at one time or another, planned a Disney-themed birthday party for their young children. From Disney princesses to Pixar characters –...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:39 PM
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. — The community center atop a seaside bluff here seems an ideal spot for a beach party: 1,000-plus square feet of indoor space, lots of windows, a grassy area for when the party spills outside, plus picnic benches and gorgeous...
| Dec 19, 2013
Rep. Luis Gutierrez's campaign committee spent more than $130,000 on hotels, airfare and other travel expenses to destinations like Las Vegas, New York, Puerto Rico and Mexico over the past five years.
One out of every 4 dollars raised by Rep. Bobby...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:32 AM
It's already been a long winter, and it's only January. Looking to embark on Operation Get the Ants Outta Your Kids’ Pants as you muddle through the rest of it? We’ve got your back.
Want to commune with nature…inside? Visit Garfield...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The party is over for “party central.”
The owner of a roughly 4,000-square-foot Glendale home advertised as “party central” on Airbnb.com, an online vacation rental platform, has agreed to stop renting the house specifically for...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:21 PM
John Carroll wrestling coach Keith Watson enjoys having his team challenged. That's why he liked seeing what happened in the championship round of the Iron Horse Duals tournament at C. Milton Wright on Saturday.
The third-ranked Patriots needed to win...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What's Linda Perry's idea of heaven on earth? Vegan food, music and nature. And maybe Johnny Depp and Steven Tyler.
The singer-songwriter brought her vision to life on Saturday at The Art of Elysium's seventh annual Heaven gala at the Skirball. The Art...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Most kids have their next 20 birthday parties planned out to the tiniest detail.
But just in case parents want a little guidance because their child’s idea of a dinosaur-themed party at home with a live band and a birthday cake topped with 1,000...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:36 AM
A new banquet hall could be opening in Naperville after receiving approval from City Council.
Guggenheim Retail Real Estate Partners Inc. had requested permission to create a 10,300-square-foot facility at 103 Shuman Boulevard on the city's north side....
| Dec 25, 2013
Lake Forest and Libertyville residents saw quite a few changes in 2013 on a wide variety of topics, many of which were met with spirited debate.
The year sparked tensions among neighbors as to what one was allowed to do on his personal property, as well...