| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Comcast's NBCUniversal has reached an agreement to acquire a minority stake in tech-news website AllThingsD, which will be redubbed "Revere Digital" following its split this month from News Corp., Bloomberg reported.
NBCU declined to comment. In an...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I've lived in Maryland for my entire life, and I didn't even know that Frederick County had its own holiday on November 23rd until this week.
On this week's episode of J. Doug at Night, House of Delegates candidate Darren Wigfield introduced us to the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Irene H. Lilly
January 21, 1922 - December 12, 2013
Lilly, Irene Harriette, passed away of natural causes on December 12, 2013 at her Huntington Beach home surrounded by her daughter Gail and family. She was born in Huntley, IL on January 21, 1922 to Ruth...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:02 PM
On a rainy morning, La Cañada Unified Board President Scott Tracy opens the front door of his Woodleigh Lane house, unique from neighboring homes in that it is below road level and perched atop a stream that cuts a natural course through the backyard...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:24 PM
My older son and I have a Christmas tradition that I love. We give each other books.
He puts a lot of thought into his choices, usually opting for nonfiction because of our shared love of history. Thanks to him, I've read biographies of presidents and...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The water thunders down — 700,000 gallons per second, in fact — as we stand underneath Niagara Falls on the famous Hurricane Deck, part of the Cave of the Winds tour. We're totally soaked, but we don't care.
The sheer power of the water...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Programs at the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center this week explore foodways of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia. The three-day event begins Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 30.
At Jamestown Settlement,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Take a look at this month's top 5 fiction and non-fiction requests from readers at the Barnes and Noble store at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. Several are repeats from past months.
Top 5 Fiction
- "The First Phone Call from Heaven" by Mitch Albom...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The number of students suspended or expelled has "dramatically increased" in Pennsylvania over the past 15 years, according to the state branch of the American Civil Liberties Union, and when it comes to expulsions, Allentown leads the state....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Fed up with Washington? Angry that elections don't seem to matter when it comes time to solving problems? Disgusted by the polarization that puts politicians' careers ahead of taxpayer interests? Frustrated because you don't think anything can be done...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Visitors flock to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino each year by the hundreds of thousands, drawn by works of European and American art spanning centuries, by expansive gardens renowned for their beauty and...