| Sep 5, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Half the self-help books in America tell you that you need to take charge of your life; the other half tell you that you need to let go. I can understand that you would want to do one or the other when it comes to school supplies, I'm just not sure which....
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:24 PM
Orange County has never seen anything quite like the new Fixtures Living, a one-stop, wonderfully interactive showroom for premium kitchen, bath and outdoor living products at South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa.
It's an emporium of state-of-the-art...
| Nov 13, 2011
On a recent fall evening, three young women walk down Beverly Boulevard together toward Jerry's Deli. They're dressed in vertiginous high heels, cut-off frayed denim shorts, sheer peasant blouses and, for the tallest in the group, a floppy brown suede...
| Oct 10, 2011
After her breakthrough as a makeup artist — doing the face of soon-to-be-super model Naomi Campbell for the cover of Vogue — Bobbi Brown found the world was her palette. And yet the world was not enough. However applied, most products appeared...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:37 AM
My feet didn't hurt.
During a recent excursion to the flatlands, I once again was dragged kicking and screaming to THE MALL -- a place of claustrophobia and despair for someone who likes neither crowds nor spending money.
As a child, I remember my...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:11 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Dan and Gayla Wells of Springfield created One Sole Purpose last year with a mission to provide a brand new pair of shoes to the children who need it most. With classes starting up again next month, they need your help sending more...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Going with the flow.
That's the way Brett Simpson is approaching this year's U.S. Open of Surfing.
Simpson has been at the top of his game at his home break the last two years, winning the coveted Men's title consecutively.
The 26-year-old Huntington...
| Jul 31, 2011
You may not have your own version of Ryan Gosling's Jacob Palmer character waiting in the wings to make you (or your fashion-challenged mate) over the way he did Steve Carell's Cal Weaver in "Crazy, Stupid, Love." But the movie's costume designer Dayna...