| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:17 AM
A three-hour program plus lunch goes really fast when La Crescenta Woman's Club members are involved. On Monday (Nov. 12) these go-getters organized their annual Authors Luncheon at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. A silent auction, door prizes,...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:58 PM
CLICK HERE FOR PIX11 EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: Nassau County POLICE EMPLOYEE Tossed Classified Confetti at Thanksgiving Parade
Something far more concerning than marching bands, balloons, cheerleaders and clowns was at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:11 PM
It came to my attention Saturday that a group using the community room at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library was the OC Writers Guild, which has been meeting weekly since July 2011.
This group, which met through http://www.meetup.com, has aspiring...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:09 PM
10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Book Boosters. First Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.; and...
| Oct 25, 2012
Are you into the swing of Halloween yet? I hope so…it’s almost here! I haven’t yet bulked up on candy for trick-or-treaters, or seen Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin (one of my favorites), but I have been checking out the many books...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Mysteries abound in our sacred and profane world—for example, transubstantiation—and they should remain mysteries. This is because (a) they are unsolvable, (b) trying to solve them is borderline blasphemous because by trying, man arrogates...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Local author Sherban Young pens what he calls “mystery capers.” The 37-year-old Ellicott City resident got interested in solving puzzles and mysteries through CD-ROM interactive adventure games while at Loyola University, where he majored in...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As a rookie last year, A.J. Green paced the Cincinnati Bengals in receptions (65), yards (1,057) and touchdowns (seven). The offense also got sizable contributions from wide receivers Jerome Simpson (50 catches for 725 yards and four touchdowns) and Andre...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
In "Bloody Murder," 2nd Star Productions offers a parody of British murder mysteries with surprising twists and turns.
Charles Maloney, director of more than 20 plays for 2nd Star, is introducing Bowie Playhouse audiences to this amusing 2009 mystery...
| Jan 14, 2011
Joe Gores, a former San Francisco private investigator who became a prize-winning author of hardboiled mysteries such as "Hammett," "Come Morning" and "Spade & Archer," has died. He was 79.
A resident of San Anselmo, Calif., Gores died of a stomach...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:37 PM
What are your summer plans? Plenty of people prefer some quiet, idle time in a hammock or lounging beside the body of water of their choice. And what better time to relax with a good book? Here is a selection of books to keep you occupied no matter...