| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
That's me in the spotlight, reading the part of "Samantha's Parent" for Friday night's performance of "Shadow Town" at Chicago's Her Story Theater. A new person reads the part for each night of the production, which runs through Nov. 17,......
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Re: “Police efforts miss the point,” Mailbag, Nov. 9. I read with sympathy the letter of Theodore Polychronis bemoaning police stinging prostitutes and johns when there are hit-and-runs going on.
I would point out that only occasionally do...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region.
Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Something's been bothering me for a while now about the fact that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is getting a new trial that will give him a chance to overturn his conviction in the Martha Moxley murder.
It's not that Skakel is getting a retrial. No,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The trial for an immigrant from Honduras accused of fatally shooting a rival in the prostitution business in Annapolis in 2008 was delayed Wednesday.
Kerlin Esau Esquivel Fuentes, 26, is accused of killing Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez and wounding a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Anne Arundel County police busted up a Glen Burnie massage parlor they said was a front for prostitution activity.
After receiving complaints about possible prostitution at a home business publicly advertised as a massage parlor in the 500 block of...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The Costa Mesa Planning Commission will begin examining a series of measures Monday aimed at addressing problematic motels in the city.
The five-member commission won't take any specific action during its 6 p.m. meeting at City Hall but will receive a...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Five men were cited and released Thursday during an undercover prostitution sting in Glendale, police said.
Few details about the sting were released, but it occurred between noon and 4 p.m. at two locations — one on Colorado Street and another...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Masters of Sex," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, takes as its subject Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the authors of "Human Sexual Response," "Human Sexual Inadequacy" and other medical potboilers of the 20th century. Without making any...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Sneaker fans will meet an kicks Valhalla this Sunday, Sept. 22 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Ice Palace Studios.
The venue at 1400 North Miami Avenue in Miami will host both Sneaker Pimps (a showcase of all-that-is-scorching in kicks) and X MMG (performances by...