| Mar 8, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Sorry for the late notice, but if you want to hear from a guy who's been billed as a modern-day Upton Sinclair, you've got about an hour to get over to East Baltimore.David Kirby is author of a new book,...
| Sep 6, 2008
SO WE SAY O WE SAY an Ave Maria and send the little guy off to school for the very first time. Kindergarten . . . the bunny lair of lower education.
"Always keep your receipts," I tell him.
"And save 10% of everything you earn," I say.
| May 5, 2011
| 5:00 PM
If you are reading this between 8 a.m. and noon today, you probably are not an AP U.S. History student.
But could you be? We’ll see.
For just over three hours today, students who are attempting to earn Advanced Placement credit in U.S. History...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Photo courtesy of Cecilia Farnum, Century 21 The Upton Sinclair House at 464 N. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia has been listed for sale at $1.5 million. The 1923 home was designed by Frederick H. Wallis for L.B. Vollmer (d. 1948), owner...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Studies suggest that consuming short blasts of information has led to Web-induced attention deficit, making today's youth more impulsive and impatient and far less likely to log off long enough to leap into the pages of a good book. So...