| Jul 3, 2011
The people who founded this nation aren't moldy mannequins in history's closet — they're inspirational figures for modern America as we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich recently said he had a "man crush" on Alexander...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 11:09 PM
Governor Brown has two weeks to decide whether he'll sign a new law that makes it mandatory for social studies to include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered issues for California public school students.
Senate Bill 48 landed on his desk Tuesday....
| Jul 30, 2011
| 8:10 AM
In 1789 there was a great divide in the new American nation: Alexander Hamilton feared the tyranny of an uniformed majority, while Thomas Jefferson feared the tyranny of an elite minority. James Madison crafted the hybrid system that we have today as a...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:41 AM
The Tea Party Freshman in Congress who forced the hand of the President and Congress to negotiate and pass a debt reduction bill have been taking a beating in the past 48 hours.
Vice President Joe Biden's reported use of the word "terrorist." Oyjrt...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Gordon Alexandre has never shied away from confrontation.
As a student at UCLA during the 1960s and ’70s, he rocked an enormous afro while serving as a vocal grass-roots organizer. Later, as a history professor at Glendale Community College, he...
| Oct 13, 2011
The only thing really surprising about the Occupy Wall Street movement is that it didn't happen sooner. The United States has a long history of friction over policies that enable an elite to thrive at the expense of ordinary people.
The earliest tensions...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:55 AM
Lin Manuel Miranda is moving on.
The Tony Award-winning creator and star of the Broadway production of “In the Heights” is on the phone talking from Los Angeles where his latest project, “Bring It On!” begins performances Sunday...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 9:18 AM
Gasoline prices at rest stop filling stations on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway had been considered a bargain over the last week, but that changed Friday morning. Despite a new, double-digit price hike, however, the new price may...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Alexander Hamilton "Ham" Bishop III, a respected headmaster who led five independent schools during his lengthy career in education, died of kidney failure complications Saturday at ManorCare Health Services Dulaney. He was 85 and lived in North...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Driving from New Jersey into the city? Stay clear of the George Washington Bridge.
A major upgrade on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge -- the city's busiest crossing -- will result in huge delays for Garden State drivers crossing the GWB, beginning around...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Monday morning's rush hour commute is expected to be terrible for some New Jersey drivers. Major delays are expected leading up to the George Washington Bridge with back-ups in New Jersey as long as 5 to 10 miles, according to traffic experts.