| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:28 PM
NEW YORK -- Walmart wants you to forget Black Friday this year.
Instead, the store is kicking off some of its hottest "Black Friday" deals on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, beginning at 8 p.m.
The retailer says its best deals will be on electronics,...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:37 AM
It's Shopping Saturday! As we salute our American heroes this Memorial Day weekend, our ever-popular freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at the big holiday sales. Our list is packed with retail coupons, freebies, dining deals and fun...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Bargain-hunters were out in full force Thursday at Woodfield Mall to take advantage of Black Friday deals.
Shoppers rushed the doors at Woodfield Mall when doors opened at midnight. Hundreds of people are already filling the aisles, looking to pick up a...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:43 PM
On Aug. 25, the Kiwanis Club of Costa Mesa hosted its third annual Kelly's Closet in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area. Twenty-four low-income children from the Westside and Lou Yantorn branches of the Boys & Girls Club were...
| May 13, 2013
When Sarah Jessica Parker announced a couple of months ago that she had ditched Manolos for more sensible shoes, fashionistas everywhere died a little.
After all, Parker shot to super-stardom based off her fashion-obsessed “Sex and the City”...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 10:59 AM
I hate people sometimes.
This year it was the Berrys from Seattle. A dear, lifelong friend, her husband and their two sickeningly adorable, wide-eyed, precocious sons. Theirs was the first Christmas card we received this year: snapshots of a day at the...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 10:53 AM
South Floridians are moving out.
That is to say they are moving outside, extending family living spaces into their yards, patios, decks, lanais, verandas, porches, balconies, courtyards and terraces.
And patio furniture no longer looks like patio...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:17 AM
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Ike Sutton, an aspiring inventor and father of six, was fed up with smartphones intruding on family time.
"Nobody would put away their cellphones because everything was 'urgent,'" he said.
You know: Urgent! Like checking movie...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon has assailed her opponent, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, about his failure to pay rent and mortgage a few years ago, even challenging the Democrat to release documents about his foreclosure scare. Reporters then asked...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:07 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon -- Investigators identified a 22-year-old as the gunman responsible for shooting three people -- two of them fatally -- at a mall in suburban Portland, Oregon.
Sheriff's investigators believe that Jacob Tyler Roberts acted alone in...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
It is no simple task to cast a magic spell over a social event.
On Sept. 19 in the garden of Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, the executive team of Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza welcomed 100 guests for a 45th anniversary celebration dinner. The operative...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Discussion of a proposed ban on the sale of tobacco and smoking products at the Orange County Fairgrounds took a philosophical turn Thursday at the Fair Board's monthly meeting, where the idea was voted down.
Speakers and, later, board members questioned...