| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Chicago Public Schools tend to be known for their talented basketball players.
A Young junior is trying to change that.
At the boys state swimming and diving meet Friday, Mossimo Chavez won his preliminary heats in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyles,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:04 PM
This weekend felt different for New Trier coach Mark Onstott for two reasons.
First, the Trevians didn't win the state swimming and diving team title, which was news in its own right. They settled for sixth place Saturday after winning the last three...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Surf clothing designer
Lian Murray, 54, an innovator in surfwear design who helped build the Hurley brand to prominence in the field, died Nov. 3 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, several days after suffering an acute asthma attack,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Bensenville police offered a cash reward and some additional details Thursday in hopes of spurring new leads in the shooting death of a convenience store clerk.
Police Chief Frank Kosman said the village board has authorized a $10,000 reward for...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:18 AM
What if you could get lightly used brand-name clothing for bargain prices and also help your child’s school?
That’s the concept behind Schoola Stitch, a new online nationwide consignment store headquartered in San Francisco that launched...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Lian Murray, an influential surf clothing designer whose career encompassed such high-end brands as Hurley, Quiksilver and Billabong, died Sunday at the age of 54.
The Newport Beach resident died at Hoag Hospital several days after suffering an asthma...
| Jun 23, 2013
Michael Stars, a nostalgia brand after more than 25 years, is branching out.
When it first hit its stride in the early 1990s, the label's bright-colored, clingy T-shirts in signature stretchy Shine fabric wholly embodied the moment. The style, as seen...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
John Stamos says his "Full House" costar and on-screen wife Lori Loughlin could have been "the one that got away."
Uncle Jesse and Aunt Becky? Quick, someone start playing "Forever"!
Stamos, 49, who now plays head of a sports and entertainment...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:22 PM
It had been some time since we'd visited the Target store near Vroman's in Pasadena, so after a casual dinner the other night here at Magpie's, my husband and I ventured across the Arroyo in hunt of some bargains. Some might not call that a date night,...
| Oct 4, 2011
He was the founder and chairman of the board of Calabasas-based ValleyCrest Landscape Cos., the nation's largest landscape services company, whose projects have included the gardens at the Getty Center and the rooftop community garden at Walt Disney...
| Jun 4, 2011
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has listed her Beverly Hills estate for sale.
The asking price is "available upon request" on the Westside Estate Agency website, but local real estate industry sources place it at $49 million.
| Nov 19, 2010
| 4:39 PM
Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli and his wife, actress Lori Loughlin, have purchased a compound in Beverly Hills for $7.5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The gated Mediterranean on more than half an acre has a circular driveway and...