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  • A Word, Please: Narrowing down what really matters

    A Word, Please: Narrowing down what really matters
    One of the most interesting questions I’ve gotten recently was from a colleague who had come across the phrase “one of the living writers who really matter.”
  • Video: Glendale Galleria retailers get an early start on the holidays

    Video: Glendale Galleria retailers get an early start on the holidays
    From talking dolls to flying drones, retailers at the Glendale Galleria are gearing up for the 2013 holiday season with high-tech items, including new gaming consoles for the first time in several years. The new consoles — the Xbox One and...

    A Word, Please: The upsides and drawbacks of spell-checker

    A Word, Please: The upsides and drawbacks of spell-checker
    I got an email recently from a reader whose spell-checker flagged the word “uninvolved” as an error. I’m not sure what software she was using. My Microsoft Word doesn’t have a problem with “uninvolved.” But her spell-...

    A Word, Please: Don't look here for the valuable en dash

    There's a punctuation mark that most people have never heard of or noticed, even though they've probably seen it in print 1,000 times. It's called the en dash. And it's a great example of how weird the wild world of punctuation can be. Case in point:...

    Furby returns to the holiday shopping scene as Galleria prepares for Black Friday

    Furby returns to the holiday shopping scene as Galleria prepares for Black Friday
    Furby — the strange-but-cute fluffy animal with giant eyes from the 90s — is back. In 2012, it joins giant punching gloves, gangly dolls and, of course, the latest gaming stations. These were just some of the items to pop up at a retail...