| Sep 12, 2012
Navistar, the Lisle-based truck-maker that's still spinning its wheels after finally abandoning an engine redesign that failed to meet emissions standards, has redoubled efforts to eliminate what it considers another pollutant.
Activist investor Carl...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:02 AM
"John Carter's" journey into Redbox kiosks may be as complicated as a flight to Mars.
Walt Disney Studios has decided to not sell its DVDs to any rental outlets, including Redbox, Netflix and Blockbuster, until 28 days after they go on sale.
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Les Solomon grew tired of the aging equipment at a local fitness center where he worked as a cycling instructor.
So the retired textile worker decided to partner with his wife, Mindy, and open Studio Fitness in the old silk mill building at 683 E....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Warner Parent Student Community Network wishes to thank the following businesses and community members for their donations of prizes toward our post-prom and post-gradutation activities April 21 and May 19. Post-prom activities were in our school...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Summertime is here, and that means blockbuster movies are in season. This summer - and throughout the end of the year - moviegoers can catch some of the usual heroes on the silver screen.
Take Batman. He'll be back on the big screen in another...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:46 PM
In the expanding world of fast-casual restaurants, it can be a jungle out there.
Hoping to mark out some territory of their own are the franchisee owners of Pita Jungle, a new, family-friendly Mediterranean eatery in Newport Beach.
"It's healthy food...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Fashion expert Elizabeth Charles just opened her third eponymous boutique in the former chic A'Maree's store at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach.
She already enjoys a loyal following of fashionistas, who appreciate her sophisticated and elegant...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:54 PM
There is a cloud looming over the future of physical media and it's called the cloud.
There will come a time when all music, movies and TV shows will be stored on a hard drive that will be in either your home or on a software farm. When you want to watch...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:47 AM
NEW YORK -- At long last, the Holy Grail of Internet IPOs is here. Facebook filed Wednesday to raise $5 billion in an initial public offering.
In 2011, Facebook earned $1 billion on sales of $3.7 billion. As of December 31, Facebook had 845 million...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:07 PM
It has taken a long time for Shirley Kessler to reopen her consignment shop, but her new location will have several advantages over the old one.
The new store, called Shirley's Closet, will open at
10 a.m. Saturday at 305 S. Main St. The building...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A heroin dealer in upstate New York. A juvenile court judge in Tennessee.
A Stanford grad overseeing $500 million in pension funds for Florida state retirees. A felon who watched his son win the Heisman Trophy from a jailhouse TV.
These are your 1994...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:53 PM
She calls herself “Gypsy,” a reference to the wandering, challenging life she’s led since moving to South Florida 16 years ago.
Except now, Tara Tuttle, 35, is a really rich Gypsy, after cashing a $10 million scratch-off ticket Friday...