| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Randall Reese has joined UpShot Services, a claims and noticing agent serving companies undergoing Chapter 11, as a senior advisor. In this role, he will focus on servicing the needs of UpShot’s clients in Chicago, where he is based, as well as...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:56 AM
When they go to the polls Aug. 26, voters in Orange and Osceola counties will have the opportunity to dramatically reshape the local judiciary, deciding among 17 candidates for eight seats on the circuit bench.
The biggest-spending race pits Diana...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:21 PM
As graduation parties wrap up and summer stretches on, college and high school grads may be throwing themselves into the job search.
The task before them is not an easy one.
There's plenty of competition, for one. In addition to job seekers, the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education.
Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Edward J. Hannon, a partner in law firm Quarles & Brady's Chicago office, was elected vice chair of the Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors, and will become chair of the board next year. Hannon earned his law degree from Loyola University School of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:57 AM
A Marine general with ties to Camp Pendleton has been nominated to become the next commandant of the Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
President Barack Obama has nominated Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to be the 36th commandant, succeeding...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Glenbard West senior Madeline Perez was one of 26 athletes honored by the Illinois High School Association during a banquet April 21 in Bloomington for making the All-State Academic team.
She won the Class 3A cross country title as a junior with a...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:26 PM
It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate.
It was one of...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:01 PM
As he left UC Santa Barbara's memorial for victims of last week's rampage Tuesday evening, Matt Moore fumed about the attention being lavished on the man who caused the violence.
Elliot Rodger, 22, left behind videos and writings that vividly describe...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:22 PM
I wasn't surprised by the response to my Tuesday column on the Isla Vista rampage; several readers — more men than women — took issue with my stance that societal attitudes toward women had a role in shaping the killer.
But I was surprised...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Sobered by indiscriminate job losses and mounting education debt, consumers of ongoing education are demanding more evidence their newly minted degrees will pay off in the job market. Schools are responding with new curriculum and placement-tracking...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Devyn Bisson is a 22-year-old Orange resident about to graduate from Chapman University with a degree in film. She knows she'll need to think about health insurance after graduation, but not just yet.
"It's the last thing I'm looking at," she says. "I'm...