| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:51 PM
The turkey was still digesting when many Black Friday shoppers hit the stores. Some retailers did not wait until Black Friday to open their doors, opening as early at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
“We're just hanging with the crowd, we don't even...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:42 AM
The holiday shopping season is wrapping up to be bigger than anyone expected. Now, retailers are holding their breath and hoping consumers will keep spending in the final days before Christmas.
Sales from November through Saturday rose 2.5 percent,...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Megan Jones didn’t bother to go to sleep Thursday night as she left her family’s Thanksgiving lunch and drove out to the Old Navy store in El Centro.
This year the Holtville resident had to get up earlier than ever to try and keep the first-...
| May 19, 2011
One of the fastest, best — and cheapest — ways to add some zing to your look this season is to twist a scarf around your neck.
Lightweight, seasonal scarves are everywhere, starting at just a few dollars at giant retailers like Old Navy,...
| Jan 2, 2009
You don't have to look far to find architectural gems in Oak Park. With its patchwork of stucco, frame and brick homes punctuated by Victorian and Prairie Style structures, the community is an architect's dream.
"Oak Park is an outdoor museum of...