| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:14 AM
Oakland police declared an unlawful demonstration late Monday after protesters denouncing the George Zimmerman verdict vandalized a Men's Wearhouse store and set fires in garbage cans in the downtown area, according to local media.
According to tweets...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A wave of violence swept through Oakland on Monday night as demonstrators angry with the not-guilty verdict of George Zimmerman shattered windows, lit fires and threw fireworks, bottles and rocks at police.
A waiter was struck in the head by a hammer...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:20 AM
The Oakland Police Department arrested at least six people Monday night after declaring an unlawful assembly in downtown when a protest against the George Zimmerman verdict grew violent, officials said.
Protesters marched through the streets smashing...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics plans to attempt to break a Guinness World Record on Saturday for the most "kiss prints" collected in 12 consecutive hours.
The record is held by Oriflame Slovaka, which collected 23,174 lipstick prints in 12 hours in...
| Sep 21, 2008
ILARIA URBINATI has made a name for herself styling some of Hollywood's hottest young actors -- Emile Hirsch, James McAvoy and Ben Foster among them. But she also knows a thing or two about retail. The California-bred stylist was the buyer behind...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Federal prosecutors are accusing a former Tiffany & Co. vice president of swiping and selling $1.3 million in jewelry over a two-year span, charging her with one count each of wire fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- The government reported more positive signs for the economic recovery Thursday as initial jobless claims dropped last week and consumers' personal income and spending rose in May.
The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Men’s Wearhouse Inc. founder George Zimmer is resigning from the board of directors that last week abruptly stripped him of his role as executive chairman.
Although the Fremont retailer never explained the rationale for the sudden removal,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Men’s Wearhouse is finally opening up about its reasons for kicking founder George Zimmer to the curb as executive chairman, saying Tuesday that he tried to wrest back control of the company and wanted to take it private.
The lengthy disclosures...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Men’s Wearhouse Inc. said Wednesday that it was removing founder George Zimmer as executive chairman, without offering a reason for the dismissal.
The chain, which Zimmer launched in 1973, also said it was postponing its annual shareholders...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Jennifer Lopez says criticism she's received for wearing skimpy costumes onstage isn't quite fair. Other pop stars do the same, she points out, to less outrage simply because they aren't as curvy as she. [Telegraph]
Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and...