| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Hey, girlfriends, there's a place for us. On second thought, make that thousands of places. Thousands of experiences too. From gap-year gals to empty-nesters, women are setting off on travel adventures in greater numbers just with the girls.
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Last Monday night, the local theater community gathered for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards at the recently opened, multimillion-dollar A Noise Within venue in Pasadena. Among the winners was the Burbank-based Theatre Banshee company, which...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Decades ago, Woody Guthrie wrote the sparse lyrics for a song he never got around to recording, “New Multitudes,” a plea to future generations to stay the course: “Give me my new multitudes/Gonna build my world over/Gotta have new...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Tom Morello says he rarely gets nervous anymore before he performs, in part because he’s done just about everything from rocking stadiums with Rage Against the Machine to participating in protest rallies around the world as a guitar-thrashing...
| Apr 8, 2012
Wallace Stegner wrote books about the American and Canadian West, so it's understandable that people consider the longtime California resident a Western author.
Stegner, a prolific novelist, essayist, conservation advocate and professor at Stanford...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Andy Rooney is my TV roll model, and he will be for the rest of my life. He joins the list of my other late, great roll models: Dr. Seuss, Sparky Schulz, Bill Mauldin, Doug Marlette, Jeff MacNelly, Tibor Gergely, H.A. Rey, Norman Rockwell, John Steinbeck,...
| May 18, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
| May 26, 2012
In last week's column, I opened a window to the glamorous life of traveling alone and offered a few tips to keep the voices in your head from shouting down your sanity.
Of course, most vacationers don't go it alone. Even the single among us can take...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:47 AM
BRUTAL HEAT BUILDS IN…
Misery loves company, so this latest drought comes with more high heat! Excessive heat and at times dangerous humidity will be returning to the area by Thursday and will last for the entire upcoming weekend. 100°...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 9:38 AM
LA PAZ, Mexico — As traffic stalled along the palm-lined street, we peered from our taxi and spied the cause. A little parade came our way: boys in crimson church robes, young women balancing flower baskets on their heads, and a flatbed truck...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
The former Ellicott City resident was 68.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...