| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Seated in his South Glendale apartment with his wife and three children, two of whom are identical-twin daughters, Caesar Ahmed says he has resigned himself to a new life in the U.S., far from the strife spreading in his native Iraq and other Middle...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 8:27 AM
With 80's remakesáThe A-TeamáandáThe Karate Kidábeing rolled out into theaters this week, it makes me get a bit nostalgic and imagine I am a teenager again, hanging out atáSkate Estate, wearing my Whitesnake t-shirt, and getting rejected by teenage...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Barack Obama entered the White House as a reluctant warrior, a dovish Democrat who espoused his principles at a 2002 antiwar rally: "What I am opposed to is ů a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. ů A war based not on reason, but on passion."...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:21 AM
Washington -- President Barack Obama on Monday rejected criticism of his decision to commit U.S. forces to the U.N.-authorized military mission in Libya, telling the American people there were strategic and moral reasons to act.
In a nationally televised...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:26 AM
The boardwalk best known as a stomping ground for the cast of MTV's "The Jersey Shore" is getting attention for another bizarre sight: an arcade game featuring a crude caricature of President Obama.
The object of the game, called "Walkin Charlie," is...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Arcade game operators on the boardwalk made famous by MTV's "The Jersey Shore" say they're scrambling to remove a crude caricature of President Obama that sparked accusations of racism.
Steve Whalen and his brother Tommy wrapped the figure's head in a...
| Aug 12, 2010
On July 15, the Los Angeles Times published the first reports of the inflated salaries of the city of Bell employees.
On Aug. 4, Valley Sun reporter Megan O'Neil followed up on the bloated pensions for recently retired city of Bell employees. ("There...
| Aug 19, 2010
The U.S. military is on track to cut numbers in Iraq to 50,000 by end August, when the 7-1/2-year combat mission launched by former President George W. Bush ends and operations switch to assisting Iraq's armed forces.
The 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 7:56 AM
BAGHDAD -- The United States changed commanders in Iraq Wednesday, beginning the final phase of American military involvement in the country despite political uncertainty and persistent violence.
The transfer of authority came a day after President...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:05 PM
Fashion's Night Out
Fashion Island is celebrating Fashion's Night Out on Friday. Shop at your favorite stores from 5 to 9 p.m. and enjoy an array of specials, sweet stations and live DJs throughout the center.
Enter to win a styling session with Lo...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 10:32 AM
How are Americans to reconcile the Barack Obama who says Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi must go with the one who drags his heels on providing the military means to achieve his departure?
The president's schizophrenia on the Libya crisis has been...