| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Is grandma packed?
There's a good chance she and grandpa are going along on your summer vacation whether it's to a week at the beach, to Yellowstone or Orlando, and there's also a good chance they're leading the way -- and paying for, or for much of, the...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Enrique G. "Henry" Martinez, former owner and operator of a New York City import-export firm, died Friday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. He was 90.
The son of Hilario Martinez, a boxer, and...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:10 AM
A free bike rodeo, a series of bike-related workshops and a potluck luncheon will take place Saturday in an effort to promote what is being billed as Chicago’s next great park, officials said.
The mix of events will take place in Bucktown and is...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Pioneering O.C. Builder Edward “Ed” Akins dies at 88.
Premier Orange County homebuilder Ed Akins died Saturday, May 10th, 2014, in Newport Beach. Ed was a housing industry pioneer whose legacy of leadership, innovation, and product...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The following items were taken from Des Plaines police reports:
More than $2,000 in power tools were stolen from a van parked in a lot on the 1000 block of South River Road on May 27.
A wallet containing $20 and credit cards was stolen in a burglary...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Clay Roberts, a national speaker and author on developmental assets in education for young students, will speak from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. on Monday in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave.
The free event, hosted by Rosemont...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
West of the Edens Expressway on Touhy Avenue, amid the big-box stores and strip malls of northwest suburban Niles, stands a tower with a familiar slant.
It's called the Leaning Tower of Niles, a half-size replica of the famously skewed belfry in...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:25 PM
What’s the secret to the kind of success that creates worldwide fame and brings in billions of dollars? “Work super hard!” Elon Musk told graduating seniors at USC.
What about entrepreneurial genius? An uncanny ability to ferret out...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Getting dolled up for prom is the beginning of a memorable night for many students, but seniors at Crescenta Valley High School can’t wait to ditch their tuxes and gowns for their regular clothes and an activity-packed after-party.
For the past...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
If you want your preschooler to eat more vegetables, skip the marketing -- like all that talk about growing big and strong -- and just serve them, says a new study. Young kids ate more carrots, the study found, when they were served without any message....
| May 22, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Starting Friday, locals can celebrate Fiesta Days and Memorial weekend in La Cañada with a number of events, including a vintage car show and fireworks.
Here is the lineup for upcoming Memorial Day events:
Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days — May 23...