| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
"George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth."
So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The Hampton Roads area is chock full of fun things to do, from theme parks to animal adventures and historical experiences.
For locals, running around town can get expensive. Here are some ways to save at your favorite venues.
| Feb 16, 2014
Two times in one week, Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies were confronted with rampaging men who tore off their clothes, shouted gibberish and fought with "super human" strength against all attempts to stop them.
The cases – which happened within...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Winter is synonymous with snow, Christmas and … lacrosse?
This year, perhaps more than any other, a sport which crowns a national champion on usually the hottest day in May and the coldest season have been linked arm-in-arm.
Since Feb. 1, when...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Five men were arrested after police responded to reports of fighting in Fort Lauderdale beach where a large crowd gathered on Presidents Day.
More than a dozen officers responded, along with two Wilton Manors police officers, on State Road A1A, north...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:24 PM
BURLINGTON - Crowds gathered through the afternoon and early evening Friday at the Ahern Funeral Home in Farmington say goodbye to long-time community leader Ted Scheidel.
Calling hours rans for six hours for Scheidel, who died Sunday at 69, and by mid-...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
RANDSBURG, Calif. — In 1899, this gold-rich Mojave Desert town had a population of 3,500 and boasted churches, bordellos, saloons, hotels, a thousand-seat opera house and a skating rink.
But when the mines played out, the miners moved on —...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The makers of "The Nut Job" -- Gulfstream Pictures, Redrover Co. Ltd. and ToonBox Entertainment Ltd.-- have launched a trio of animation projects as part of a lab to develop toons for film and TV.
The move comes with "The Nut Job" (pictured above) having...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:36 PM
What's more complicated than Carmageddon and could seriously mess with the flow of Angelenos' long Presidents' Day weekend?
It's Jamzilla. That's the monster-evoking moniker that transportation officials have adopted for the 405 Freeway lane closures...
| Feb 2, 2014
The Italians have a phrase, si non è vero è ben trovato, which roughly translates as, "If it isn't true, it ought to be."
If only the critics who decry the inaccuracies to be found in recent movies could take that attitude. Whether dealing with outer...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Board surfers may soon be riding more waves at The Wedge.
The Blackball Working Group, charged with reviewing surfing policies throughout Newport Beach, has suggested extending the number of months and the amount of daytime during those months when...