| Jun 30, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Here are some more summer music notes for you to consider. Descanso Gardens is presenting its summer music series on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. called “Music on the Main.” The series features some of the Southland's best jazz artists. The...
| Jan 29, 2012
Every winter, widespread chemical dumping leaves Chicago streets covered in sodium chloride. Here are 10 facts you don't have to take with a grain of salt:
1. Salt has seasoned English in many ways. Because Romans put salt or brine on their vegetables,...
| 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 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.
| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Having fought to free ourselves from the tyranny of King George, we Americans find ourselves with the boot of yet another monarch planted firmly on our throat.
Mark Steyn compared President Obama to Henry VIII, the absolutist monarch who fought the...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 12:39 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- A camera no bigger than the end of a ball point pen, may be the answer to finding a lost Leonardo Da Vinci fresco “The Battle of Anghiari”, according to researchers.
On Monday, members of University of California, San...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Each time one of these debates wrap up, we suddenly remember exactly why Governor Rick Perry refused to go head to head with Bill White.
The focus of last night’s GOP debate was the economy, but Perry showed up with nothing to talk about except his...
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:27 AM
A "once-in-a-lifetime" exhibition of paintings and drawings by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci opened in London Wednesday.
The show, "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan," at London's National Gallery includes nine of da Vinci's 15...