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Back to School

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  • Retail Therapy: Back to school at the Spectrum

    Back to style: The Irvine Spectrum Center is kicking off the back-to-school shopping season with a Teen Vogue Back-to-School event Saturday. Shoppers will be able to peruse pop-up "style closets" from Nordstrom's TOPSHOP collaboration at 1 p.m. outside...
  • Retail sales miss forecasts in July, raise back-to-school worries

    Retail sales for July missed expectations as discounters and teen apparel stores struggled, causing Wall Street to fret about the fate of back-to-school shopping. A monthly gauge of same-store sales from Thomson Reuters found 4.2% growth from a year...
  • Darius Washington presents Back to School Give-Away Bash

    Darius Washington presents Back to School Give-Away Bash
    Former Edgewater great and current European pro basketball player Darius Washington Jr. is the headline presenter for a Back to School Give-Away Bash on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lila Mitchell Neighborhood Center for Familes. There will be...
  • Back to school and longing for home

    Back to school and longing for home
    For author and entrepreneur Todd Patkin, going off to college was not exactly a fond memory. "Everyone tells you it's going to be the time of your life, but I had the worst experience," said Patkin, now 48 and the author of "Finding Happiness: One Man's...
  • Back-to-school drive for homeless kids underway

    People who have extra school supplies can donate them to a back-to-school drive for homeless children, according to a news release. Little Smiles of Orange County, a pediatric dental practice in Irvine, is accepting supplies to donate to Costa Mesa-based...
  • Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts

    Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts
    Retail sales during the prime back-to-school shopping month of September grew more than the prior month but were still muffled by heavy head winds. The gauge of same-store sales, which calculates sales at stores open for more than a year, rose “...
  • Late-night monologue joke of the day (and open thread)

     
    It's back-to-school season. Going back to school, especially to a new school, can be scary, but I do have some advice, and I think it's good advice for kids. Be yourself. And if that doesn't work, be someone cooler. ...Jimmy......
  • Teen Vogue's Back to School Saturday focuses on fashion

    Teen Vogue's  Back to School Saturday focuses on fashion
    Saturday has been designated as Teen Vogue's Back to School Saturday at 100 shopping centers across the country. Participating malls will have fashion events including runway shows, fashion pop-up displays, shopping parties and special promotions. Among...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Save with coupons at Macy's, Kohl's and more

    It's Shopping Saturday! Save with coupons at Macy's, Kohl's and more
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores for back-to-school shopping.  Plus, we have freebies, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving all...
  • Back-to-school bash Saturday

    SOUTH BEND -- The Salvation Army Kroc Center and South Bend schools are teaming up to put on a back-to-school bash Saturday. Kroc Fest will be from 3 to 6 p.m. at 900 W. Western Ave. All for free, the fun will include carnival games, face painting,...
  • Andrea Thome on why she volunteers

    Andrea Thome on why she volunteers
    We live in a world of misanthropes. Want proof? Look at the comments following almost any story on this newspaper's website. But Andrea Thome has an answer. As a member of the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid, and with her connections to a...
  • If you missed tax-free weekend, get more back-to-school deals

    If you missed tax-free weekend, get more back-to-school deals
    Did you miss back to school tax free weekend? Not to worry. There are still great deals to be had before school starts. Check out these top deals: Old Navy You can find back-to-school essentials for $10 or less at Old Navy, including denim, dresses,...