| Dec 22, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Host Poly was down by two headed into the fourth quarter, but the Engineers made 16 of 18 free throws and went from 12turnovers in the first half to five in the second to upset No. 8 Edmondson, 87-77, on Thursday.
Poly (5-1) finished 33-for-39 from the...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:02 PM
At a time when most high school seniors are focusing their energy and attention on college applications, 16-year-old Drew Helen Washington is perfecting her poise, honing her public speaking talent and stepping into the limelight as the 94th Queen of...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:47 PM
In Poor Richard's Almanack, Benjamin Franklin popularized the idiom we love to quote but have a difficult time applying to our daily lives: Haste makes waste.
As children, we frequently heard this admonition from parents and teachers. Take your time,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The recession is officially over, and corporate profits are at an all-time high in America. But according to a new article from alternet.org, the average middle-class citizen hasn’t seen any improvement in their situation. Personally, I don’...
| Jan 30, 2012
The recent series of articles by Trine Tsouderos in the Los Angeles Times misrepresents the scientific contributions and future research agenda of the National Institutes of Health and its National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine ["New...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Here we are into the second week of January already. I reluctantly removed the ornaments from my tree, wrapping each one carefully in tissue paper. I always hate putting them away because they are so magical and representative of places I’ve been in...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 6:09 PM
He was supposed to be in Florida right now, prepping with his teammates for a weekend basketball showcase. Instead, the team flew south Thursday afternoon without their 6-foot 5-inch forward, who was a "beast" on the court, his brother said.
| Jul 23, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Facing two felony charges, Newport-Mesa Unified Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard told the school board earlier this year that he rebuffed an offer to discuss a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to emails obtained by the Daily Pilot.
"Yesterday, the D.A....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:30 PM
The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states.
A National Archives...