| Oct 17, 2011
They loped in like a pair of old lions, one a bit stooped, both proud to a fault. On the left, sipping from his bottled water, was Gov. Jerry Brown. On the right, fidgeting with note cards, was Michael Milken.
The occasion was last week's State of the...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 12:32 PM
‘The X Factor’ is starting to weed out the novelty acts and provide more audibly pleasing performances from week to week. However, there are still some possibly tone deaf acts still remaining who need to go as soon as possible.
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:51 AM
The NFL season has officially started, and the Kansas City Chiefs have their season home opener on Sunday, the same day the nation recognizes the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. And for one game only, some are pushing to change a Chiefs...
| Sep 26, 2011
The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show.
The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:46 PM
Day 25 at IMAGE HEALTH in Roseville.
No weight loss. BUT...no weight gain either.
I did however lose another half inch which makes me now 9 & a half inches smaller around my waist and chest. That's still progress right?
The past few days have...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 4:14 AM
It's hard to get a handle on the London rock band Noah and the Whale. Just when you think you've figured out what they're up to, they change.
On the band's 2008 debut album "Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down" Charlie Fink and friends gave us tuneful...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:31 AM
A 12:51 p.m. update: Here's a link to the latest AP poll.
As you'll see, my colleagues agreed with my ballot and ranked Virginia Tech 13th.
The only team I ranked that didn't make the cut was No. 25 Miami. I did not include No. 24 Illinois on my ballot....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:20 PM
OK, Halloween checklist: No eye color-changing lenses, because they can infect your cornea. Check. No black licorice for days at a time, as it lowers potassium and can cause heart arrythmias. Check. Don't go overboard on the chocolate, which contains...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:20 PM
This week, we asked about what you would title the story of your life. Here's what you had to say.
•••• “Ungratefully Ambitious” --ru_ality via Twitter
•••• “After the Darkest Night, Comes a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:10 PM
How cute is this??? This is Damai, a two-week-old orangutan, a baby girl. Her name means peace.
She's being cared for at the Surabaya Zoo nursery in Indonesia because her mother refused to do it.
| Dec 14, 2011
This week, we asked about your top gift picks for the holidays. Here's what you had to say.
•••• The Lombardi Trophy in Baltimore. --lilasc via Twitter
•••• Peace! --TC Galltin via Facebook