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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1992 | SHELBY GRAD
To most adults, the latest exhibit at the Discovery Museum of Orange County would appear to be nothing more than a plain white bungalow filled with old furniture. But for preschoolers, the exhibit is a way to show them just how much things have changed in the past 100 years. The cottage replicates a quaint Victorian abode, complete with an old-fashioned tea table, archaic kitchen utensils and a garden. Nowhere will the youngsters find anything resembling a television.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 1991 | LISA MASCARO
Nestled in the heart of central Orange sits a group of shops most people refer to as the Orange Antique Mall, but Katy Drumm, who manages one of the oldest shops there, has a different title for it--"the antique capital of Southern California." "We have more (antique) shops in a four-block walking radius than anywhere else," said Drumm, who manages Orange Circle Antique Mall.
WORLD
December 22, 2003 | From Associated Press
Entire families were buried alive in the mudslides that have killed at least 89 people in the eastern Philippines, said rescuers who were searching Sunday for more than 125 people who were still missing. At least 71 of those killed were in the hard-hit central province of Southern Leyte, according to the National Disaster Coordination Center. The death toll was expected to rise as reports continued to be funneled to the government.
BUSINESS
December 8, 2011 | By Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times
Martha Stewart is headed for J.C. Penney. The company started by the lifestyle maven has made a 10-year deal with J.C. Penney Co. that will bring her products to the department store chain beginning in February 2013. Penney spent $38.5 million, or $3.50 a share, buying a 16.6% share in Stewart's Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., according to a news release put out by the two companies. Penney will also have a presence on Martha Stewart Living's board. The Stewart products will be showcased in distinct retail spaces in the stores, the companies said.
BUSINESS
January 23, 2012 | By Shan Li
Department store giant Macy'sis going to court to block Martha Stewart Living's new deal with rivalJ.C. Penney. In a suit filed Monday in New York State Supreme Court, Macy's alleged that the deal, which will bring Martha Stewart products to Penney stores by early next year, violates a previous agreement handingMacy'sexclusive rights to sell certain branded products in its stores, Bloomberg reported. J.C. Penneyspent $38.5 million last December acquiring a 16.6% share of the company founded by lifestyle guru Martha Stewart.
WORLD
December 23, 2012 | By Alexandra Zavis, Los Angeles Times
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Firefighters battled through the night to contain a raging fire that swept through a market in the Afghan capital. No injuries were reported, but the blaze destroyed hundreds of stores and millions of dollars worth of merchandise, Afghan police and firefighters said at the scene.  Dealers at the neighboring currency exchange, the city's largest, said they evacuated cash, computer equipment and records from their shops as...
HOME & GARDEN
October 16, 2003 | Adamo DiGregorio and David A. Keeps, Special to The Times
With hustling, bustling, warehouse-style stores and fewer places to park your wagon, shopping downtown is a more rugged adventure than on the mild, mild Westside. For design pros and dedicated do-it-yourselfers, however, the selection and savings on tabletop items, fine fabrics and all the trimmings are worth the trip. At Anzen Hardware (309 E. 1st St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 12, 2008 | Tiffany Hsu, Times Staff Writer
Cars, bank notes and TVs were going up in flames one chilly winter morning in the parking lot of Universal Chung Wah Funeral Home in Alhambra. Thirteen white-clad relatives of Dam Lam, 87, formed a circle, each cradling a stack of paper models: a foot-long 747 jetliner, a black-and-gold car sitting in the courtyard of a 2-foot-tall, red-tiled paper mansion. One by one, the items were thrown into the fire licking out of a 4-by-4-foot wheeled container, charred from years of use.
NEWS
September 12, 1985 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Question: I know you've answered this before, but I need some guidance on the value of National Geographic issues. I have some in my collection that date back to the early part of this century and want to know their approximate value.--D.S. Answer: You should check with more than one dealer before attempting to ascertain approximate value. Condition, of course, is one major factor that will help determine your collection's value.
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