| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Baltimore County Walmart that was the site of a bleach fight last fall, clearing the store for several hours and sending 19 to the hospital, likely won't see one of the women allegedly involved for awhile.
She was ordered by a judge Wednesday to stay...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:35 AM
The purloined gift cards. The fur coats. The bicycling tours of the city with staffers. And, of course, the famous shoe incident.
Former mayor Sheila Dixon's tenure in City Hall is ripe with material for comedians. On Thursday, seven comics and local...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It's history they were talking about.
The verdict that landed like a slap in the face. The smoke that rose over the city in columns of protest. The rampant looting and savage beatings.
They were talking about nothing less than the evolution of a city...
| Apr 20, 2012
Help save the planet and save some money at the same time. Earth Day is Sunday and eco-deals and freebies are popping up faster than spring flowers. (Unless otherwise noted, specials are available on April 22.)
>>Target stores are giving away trendy...
| Apr 14, 2012
Knowing that the car dealership is where fear usually sets in, buyers often ask for direction on what to do once they're in the hot seat. In fact, most of what you can and should do happens not just before your butt's in the hot seat, but before your...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Sex offenders would be banned from entering parks under a new ordinance to be considered at Tuesday's Costa Mesa City Council meeting.
Council members will vote on the ordinance, which follows the countywide law passed by the Orange County Board of...
| Aug 7, 2011
My sister Gina received her first cellphone as a birthday gift a few days ago.
Until recently, Gina had insisted that a cellphone was too complicated for her, a plausible statement given how many things she finds hard.
For years, she found bathing...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:46 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council voted 3 to 2 Tuesday to extend the hours of the Target at 3030 Harbor Blvd. six days a week from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m., nearly five months after store representatives acknowledged repeatedly breaking its hourly operational...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Each year, I make my annual trek to Meriden Square or the nearby Target in the Silver City. And each year, usually while mumbling about waiting until the last minute, I stare up at the Hanging Hills of Meriden and Berlin and let out a great big sigh....
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:16 PM
The union that represents 17,000 workers at the region's two largest supermarket chains is embracing the "occupy" movement as it begins contract talks Wednesday.
Anticipating difficult bargaining with Safeway and Giant Foods, the union has launched a...