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  • Crescenta Valley Crime: Wallet stolen during high school registration

    La Cañada Aug. 6 Petty theft: 4400 block of Oak Grove Drive. A woman reported that sometime between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., while she had been registering her seventh-grade daughter in classes at the La Cañada High School campus, someone had stolen...
  • In China, corruption cases keep cropping up

    In China, corruption cases keep cropping up
    Reports of corrupt Chinese officials seem to be a dime a dozen these days, and it’s easy for readers to get blasé about such news. So this week, the Beijing Youth Daily provided its audience with a helpful info-graphic to highlight the case of Wei...
  • On a roll Easter Sunday at Sawgrass Mills

    On a roll Easter Sunday at Sawgrass Mills
    Once again, Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise will be open on Easter Sunday. Now, before you get all hot under the collar (like when Black Friday crept into Thanksgiving), remember that no one is forcing you to go shopping. So go to church. Enjoy your...
  • Is it too soon for Martin Luther King Day sales?

    Is it too soon for Martin Luther King Day sales?
    In the early 1980s, I was a (youthful) member of the editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette when the topic turned to the proposal for a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Playing devil’s advocate, I asked whether a King holiday...
  • The dean meets the Delta

    The dean meets the Delta
    Tucked into the corner of an administrative building, awash with the hush-hush of important work, an earth-toned room was occupied by furniture, books and knickknacks. And there it lay — smack-dab in the center. A curvy black case, held together...
  • Today's fold-up bikes grip solid ground

    Today's fold-up bikes grip solid ground
    The folding bike is riding the cycling commuter wave, and the clever engineering is making it quicker than ever to carry on a subway or in a car trunk. Now found in some regular bike shops as well as specialty urban-transportation stores, better designs...
  • New O'Hare area mall can check your bags

     New O'Hare area mall can check your bags
    The guest-services kiosk at Fashion Outlets Chicago, the gargantuan new high-end outlet mall near O'Hare International Airport, rents strollers, wraps gifts, changes currency and can even get your clothes dry-cleaned within 24 hours. But its unlikeliest...
  • Readers want to know about deals, bargains and more

    Readers want to know about deals, bargains and more
    Readers commonly write in to ask questions or offer advice in response to Savvy Shopper articles. I love hearing from you. This is a grab-bag of inquiries posted by Savvy Shopper readers. Have your own question? Email npaitsel@dailypress.com or post...
  • Packing a bag to stay under airlines' weight limits and avoid fees

    Packing a bag to stay under airlines' weight limits and avoid fees
    After a lifetime of traveling internationally and paying zillions of dollars for going over the weight limit, I have changed my gluttonous, overpacking ways. I am now Someone Who Packs Light. To wit: I have been living for nearly three months out of a...
  • Kohl's can be sued for alleged false discount claims, court says

    Kohl's can be sued for alleged false discount claims, court says
    SAN FRANCISCO -- California retailers may be liable for large money awards if they falsely advertise that their products are on sale. A federal appeals court Tuesday revived a potential class-action lawsuit against Kohl’s Department Stores for...
  • Taschen and Muhammad Ali: Round 2

     
    Fifty years ago, Muhammad Ali (a.k.a. "The Louisville Lip") began his transformation into the Greatest of All Time, winning the light-heavyweight boxing gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Rome. On Oct. 29, 1960, Ali (then known as Cassius Clay)......
  • 99 Cents Only Stores agrees to $1.6-billion buyout offer

     
    99 Cents Only Stores agree to a buyout offer. The deep-discount chain 99 Cents Only Stores agress to go private....