| Mar 2, 2012
In today's rotten economy, college kids in their sweatshirts and yoga pants need all the help they can get to nail a job or an internship. For suggestions on going from slob to sleek, I talked to stylists and job experts, then collected firsthand tips...
| Nov 20, 2011
Location: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, at the intersection of Avenue of the Stars and Santa Monica Boulevard. From the 405 Freeway, take the Santa Monica Boulevard exit and go east.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon to 7 p.m. Sun.
| Nov 27, 2011
| 8:00 AM
It's 1922 and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it.
But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a crew has just started putting up some kind of stadium. On Pepper Street,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:41 PM
Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza retailers will open as early as midnight for Black Friday shopping, officials from both centers said Monday.
Macy's at both locations will open at midnight, as will Express at Fashion Island.
At South Coast Plaza,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:42 PM
With the holidays fast approaching, if you're like us, you're staring down weeks of commitments, family, parties, shopping and just plain craziness. So best to keep some respites in your back pocket — you'll need them.
At the Island Hotel in...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Nov 25, 2011
Dear Answer Angel: I need to update my fall-winter wardrobe but have almost no money to spend. So, no big purchases for me this year. I thought maybe a new hat and scarf to dress up my winter coat, but I can't figure out what would freshen a pullover...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:36 PM
It doesn't take a calendar to know the holidays are here.
Laguna's holiday palettes are hanging from city lampposts; the Sawdust Festival's Winter Fantasy adds sparkle to the town; we are all eating turkey sandwiches; and Santa Claus is coming to town....
| Nov 23, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Pinot Provence at the Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, offers a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner, with French-American comfort dishes such as pumpkin bisque, maple-roasted ham, old-fashioned...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:14 AM
The season of big-bellied, white-bearded old men is upon us, and there seems to be more of them this Christmas than ever before.
“Santa Claus is in high demand this year,” said Holly Valent, registrar for the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:08 PM
There's nothing like getting a deal on exclusive labels. With that in mind, Affluent Goods boutique has opened at Newport Coast Shopping Center.
Cleveland native Abbey Said, 28, dreamed up the concept. Consignment shop Affluent Goods sells new and...