| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SANTA CLARA, Calif With a coaching vacancy to fill this offseason, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh zeroed in on a promising young member of his brother John's Baltimore Ravens staff. John reluctantly granted permission, and Jim proceeded to woo the up-and-comer....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Florida is known for having plenty of fast food, restaurant and retail chains -- but there is always room for more.
Central Florida recently got introduced to two popular chains in Trader Joe's and Shake Shack, and while parking at the Winter Park...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:35 AM
In so many ways, George Stuart noted, 1964 was a monumental year.
The Beatles delivered the British invasion to America. President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Locally, an entertainment giant named Walt Disney made the decision...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Two former Utah attorneys general were arrested Tuesday on state charges of taking bribes from businessmen and obstructing justice while running one of the state’s highest offices.
The arrests were the culmination of a political scandal that had...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Krispy Kreme's new Taste of South: Carrot Cake and Banana Pudding Doughnuts are available through Aug. 31. I finally got a chance to taste this morning. The carrot cake wins over the banana pudding hands down. What do you think?
If you are in search...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Last Saturday we ushered in summer officially — yes, the hot season is here. I'll keep you posted about my home's lame air conditioning system. Hope yours works better!
It was a balmy early summer eve when more than 800 people came to...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:52 PM
A few weeks ago I “met” a patron of the Colony Theatre whose ashes are contained within a sarcophagus in the lobby.
It’s an unusual interment arrangement, but then last month there was one stranger: A New Orleans woman’s...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Buzz Aldrin, the moonwalking astronaut, keeps an office on the 10th floor of a stately condominium building in Westwood. Now 84, he considers himself a “global statesman for space” and expends his considerable vitality advocating for manned...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Fair deals: The 2014 OC Fair, with the theme "Summer Starts Here," opens Friday at 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Here's your one-stop savings guide, so you can keep more money to spend on a Krispy Kreme triple cheeseburger. (Yep, it's a thing —...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:22 AM
The week after the Fourth of July is full of free food, including Chick-fil-A and 7-Eleven Slurpees. IHOP and Krispy Kreme are offering heavily discounted treats, too.
IHOP was first on the calendar, offering a shortstack of pancakes for 56 cents on...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
A new self-storage facility has been approved for an office, research and light industrial area in Woodridge.
Trustees agreed at a meeting last week to amend the zoning ordinance to allow BRB Development LLC to construct a 90,000-square-foot, two-...