| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Thousands of years ago, a powerful queen reigned over an ancient civilization. Her name was Hatshepsut, and her legacy and history continue to make ancient Egypt one of the most mysterious yet fascinating places on earth.
On Monday, Hatshepsut came to...
| Mar 22, 2011
Betty Sarah Wouk
Wife and agent of 'Caine Mutiny' author
Betty Sarah Wouk, 90, the wife and literary agent of bestselling writer Herman Wouk, died March 17 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs after suffering a stroke, said Suzanne Stein of...
| Mar 28, 2011
Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't say, and...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 6:27 PM
I pull up the Daily Pilot at work on occasion from my new home in New Orleans to check in on Newport. It helps me to feel connected to friends and family in my hometown. Today it was such a treasure to read the article, "From the Sport Desk: Special night...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 5:41 PM
"Franklin Delano Roosevelt"
By Alan Brinkley
Oxford University Press, $12.95, 129 pages
FDR At a time of crisis in the American economy, one critic of federal programs charges the administration with stumbling "into philosophies which lead to the...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect."
It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife.
| Dec 17, 2010
| 12:54 PM
CORONA ( KTLA) -- A Riverside County high school teacher was arrested Thursday for allegedly molesting a child.
Stephen Wolford, 48, was taken into custody at his home on suspicion of lewd acts with a child under 16.
Investigators at the Jurupa Valley...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 6:01 PM
The holidays are a time to extend hospitality — to show there is room at the inn. Here is a sampling of with whom Laguna folks would most like to invite share their Christmas or Hanukkah dinner, given the choices of anyone living or dead, fact or...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Led by Atholton forward Gavin Stephenson and Centennial point guard Keonte Potts, the Maryland All-Stars came away with a 102-94 win over their Pennsylvania counterparts in the Mid-State Roundball Showcase Saturday in Harrisburg, Pa.
The Maryland team...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The second annual Chesapeake Bowl is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday night at South River, and plenty of Maryland football commitments and targets will be on hand.
McDonogh defensive end Roman Braglio, Gilman running back Kenneth Goins, Eleanor...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The 6-foot-3 junior center earned Most Valuable Player honors in leading the No. 1 Eagles (8-0) to the championship of the 39th annual International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Holiday Girls Basketball Tournament last week. With Jones'...