| May 22, 2010
Aaron Zigman's music isn't as flashy as the designer wardrobe that Sarah Jessica Parker wears in " Sex and the City 2," opening in theaters May 27. But his score does set the tone for the film, whether Carrie and her girls are in New York City or...
| Feb 11, 2010
On a recent, chilly evening, I looked up and saw more stars than I ever had in the Florida sky. I was 45 feet above the ground and my heart was racing. Then, I stepped off my platform into an inky abyss. I could barely see the glimmer of a swamp below....
| May 27, 2011
| 11:33 AM
A petition to reintroduce the Florida panther to part of its historic range in northern Florida and southern Georgia was rejected Friday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, even though the agency’s own recovery plan calls for expanding the...
| Apr 22, 2009
Tune the television to so many rapid-fire cooking shows today, and it seems eventually you're bound to witness some kind of shouting match. It's enough to make the stomach nostalgic for the kinder, simpler days of Marian Manners and Prudence Penny, the...
| May 4, 2009
| 9:52 AM
Humans have it. Pigs don't. At least not yet, and U.S. pork producers are doing everything they can to make sure that the new H1N1 virus, known around the world as the "swine flu," stays out of their herds.
"That is the biggest concern, that your herd...
| Jul 12, 2009
Peace, Music & Memories
Brad Littleproud and Joanne Hague
Krause Publications: 256 pp., $24.99 paper
What started as a music festival became a testing ground for the counterculture, a place to create an alternative social model, if only...
| Jul 12, 2009
Hollywood Multi-hyphenate, Founder of Bad Robot Productions
With blockbusters like Star Trek and Armageddon, not to mention TV series Alias, Lost and Fringe, the producer, director, screenwriter, actor and composer has set himself apart as an...
| Jul 15, 2009
| 5:36 PM
The Orange County school district is suing two engineering companies that gave the green light to build a middle school on part of a former World War II-era bombing range.
Tons of bomb debris and hundreds of unexploded bombs and rockets have been...
| Jul 19, 2009
Two years ago this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced cleanup of a middle school and southeast Orlando community built on a former World War II-era bombing range. The corps' search of the tranquil neighborhood uncovered decades-old bombs,...
| Jun 20, 2009
Minutes after the gates to the San Diego County Fair swung open last weekend, Rick Smith ran toward the carnival rides, trying to keep up with his two sons, 7 and 10.
With one of the worst recessions in a generation, were the Smiths going to spend less?...
| Oct 14, 2009
Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, one of the surgeons featured in "Dr. 90210," has listed his Sunset Strip-area home for $3,495,000.
Update: This version includes additional details.
The walled and gated villa has three bedrooms, a maid's room and three bathrooms...