| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:46 AM
LAKE CHELAN, Wash. - Here are three games you can play on a half-day outing aboard a rented motorboat as you explore this fjordlike lake, one of Washington's favorite spots for sun fun:
-Barbie's Dream House: Which classic lakefront cottage - or which...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:28 AM
W.C. Fields' gravestone doesn't really read, "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." But the comic actor loved to poke fun at his native city. When I was a student in Philly way back when, I did too. There wasn't much to do. It seemed like every...
| Apr 8, 2012
For me, the egg hunt didn't stop when I became an adult.
Some people hunt eggs, but I prefer to eat them. As a kid, I thrilled more to the feast than the hunt — as in the feast of hard-boiled eggs and leftover egg dishes that remained in the wake...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Some of the best April Fools' pranks of all time have been food-related: the BBC's report on the Swiss spaghetti harvest in the 1950s; the left-handed Whopper from Burger King; Taco Bell's purchase of the Liberty Bell.
In that spirit, we turned to Homaro...
| Apr 14, 2011
NASA`s Decision To Not Retire A Shuttle Here...felt Like This
NATS: Punch In The Gut
It Hurts ....and Now After A Few Days Of Hearing 'Houston We Have A Problem' And Comparisons Like : No Shuttle Here...is Like Taking The Grand Ole Opry In Nashville....
| Feb 20, 2011
In school, I was taught that George Washington could not tell a lie, but I never knew that he owned more than 300 slaves.
I learned that lesson in December, when I visited the new President's House and its exhibit, "Freedom and Slavery in Making a New...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 8:40 AM
THE BEST WAY TO PHILADELPHIA
WHAT TO DO
President's House, 314-321 Market St., http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/the-presidents-house.htm.
Liberty Bell Center, 501 Market St., .
Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St.; (877) 444-6777, http://www....
| May 31, 2011
| 8:58 AM
UPDATE as of May 31st: Crowds gathered at the Battlefield Monday in hopes of seeing Sarah Palin but were disappointed when she never showed. The next morning reporters and supporters patiently waited by her tour bus to catch a glimpse of her. Turns out...
| Dec 4, 2010
Sacramento Metro District Firefighters are investigating a fatal mobile home fire in North Higlands.
Just before 6 p.m. dispatch received a call about a mobile home on fire in the 4800 block of Liberty Bell Lane.
When firefighters arrived, they say...
| Jan 18, 2011
Wendell "Bud" Hurlbut, who helped turn Knott's Berry Farm into a modern amusement park by designing and building two of its signature attractions, the Calico Mine Ride and the Timber Mountain Log Ride, has died. He was 92.
Hurlbut died Jan. 5 at his home...
| Feb 23, 2012
New Presbyterian Church will hold a Faith & Freedom Weekend, March 2-4 at Pompano Beach High School, 600 NE 13th Ave. Featured will be eleven seminars, a Liberty Bell replica display, and costumed performers reprising the Founding Fathers.