| May 23, 2013
| 7:54 PM
The Orange County Fair Board agreed Thursday to formally oppose a bill that activists warned could lead to privatization of the publicly owned fairgrounds.
Theresa Sears and Reggie Mundekis of the Orange County Fair Preservation Society alleged that...
| 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...
| May 26, 2013
| 11:54 AM
It's not supposed to be a great weather day, so I've been thinking about giving that guy who owns the $190 million house in Greenwich a call to see if he's going to be around.
Although the $190 million is a little outside my range — OK, $189,700,...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Cinemark Holdings Inc., the nation's third-largest theater chain, is bulking up in Los Angeles County with plans to open a multiplex at the SouthBay Pavilion shopping mall in Carson.
Vintage Real Estate, which owns and manages SouthBay Pavilion, said it...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported slight upticks in revenue and profit in its first quarter, but the retail behemoth still missed Wall Street’s expectations and watched its stock suffer in morning trading.
The Bentonville, Ark., mega-chain blamed...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:13 AM
It's a countdown to Mother's Day on May 12 as Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save save at your all fave stores. Plus, we have dining deals and fun things to do so you can...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:29 PM
It's lunch hour on Campbell Avenue, and Maestro David Stewart Wiley is at the piano.
He's playing American classics for an audience in The Green Room at 128 East Campbell, the performance and meeting space in the Roanoke Symphony's new digs downtown....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Following the state attorney general's denial again last month to represent the Orange County Fairgrounds, discussions continued Thursday morning regarding the organization's pending legal bills.
Since early 2010, the state-owned fairgrounds has paid...
| Apr 28, 2013
When he bought his Kenmore combination washer and dryer from Sears in Oak Brook on July 13, 2011, Tony La Piana decided not to pay for an extended warranty.
The salesman assured him Kenmore products are built to last, so La Piana paid $977.49 for the...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 10:33 PM
Technology has changed much at Walt Disney World recently.
Since just last year, guests have marveled at "The Magic, The Memories and You!" visual spectacle at Cinderella Castle, enjoyed the interactive fun of the "Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom" game,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The decline of my 10-year-old refrigerator started with an unsettling wheezing sound and ended with a death rattle that would have cost $500 to fix. So I, like 10 million other Americans each year, dropped money on a new fridge and had the broken one...
| Sep 15, 2012
Tom Sims, an innovative skateboarding and snowboarding pioneer and former world champion who helped bring snowboarding to the masses by pushing ski resorts to embrace the fledgling sport in the 1980s, has died. He was 61.
The founder of Sims...