| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:04 PM
As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle.
Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:40 PM
I was quite surprised to read not one but two columnists attack a new law, the FAIR Education Act, just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
I usually find both columnists quite interesting and agree with most of their viewpoints, especially Dan Kimber's...
| Aug 3, 2011
The Loire River glides gently east to west, officially separating northern from southern France, and has come to define one of France's most popular tourist regions.
The region is home to more than 1,000 castles and palaces in all shapes and sizes....
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:18 AM
1. Open Ravens Practice
So that 18-day summer training camp that was to be open to the public? Yeah, the Ravens want to make it up to you. They’re hosting an open practice Saturday, with gates open at 9 a.m. followed by practice at 10 (early-ish...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:29 PM
As many of you know, Burbank is celebrating 100 years of its incorporation as a city. There are many things to admire about Burbank, my hometown and the place I’ve lived in nearly all of my life.
However, a few things perplex me.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:03 PM
"America's Great Railroad Stations"
Despite the best efforts of numerous government officials and agencies, American train travel is not what it used to be. That's the bad news.
The good news is that there still are many people out there who...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 2:00 AM
Norfolk Botanical Garden is pleased to announced their nomination to the 2011 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program, a collection of 11 Moses Ezekiel statues, received the “People’s Choice Award” and given an honorable...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Children ages 2 ½ - Kindergarten showed their inner Picasso at the Giving Nest Preschool and Kindergarten Art Gallery, on Saturday, May 19th. Parents and students took a walk down storybook lane throughout the hallways and classrooms, to view the more...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Every now and then, the folks from Apple come into Chicago to show off some new toys.
How can I resist?
We went to get a sneak peek at some of the new games, fitness programs, and eBooks that will be in the Apple App Store soon. You can watch the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The Festival of the Arts gave a sneak peek Monday of the 2012 Pageant of the Masters, "The Genius."
Media gathered around an empty chess set as soldiers marched in the scene for "Waterloo Chess Set," which depicts the epic battle between Emperor Napoleon...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:16 PM
PASADENA — With due deference to Ferraris, cappuccinos and pizza, the city of Pasadena embraced one of Italy’s most famous exports Tuesday morning at city hall.
Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and fellow city dignitaries joined Italian Consul...