| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Friends embraced, counselors distributed schedules and administrators provided directions Monday as Burbank High School swelled with students for the first day of the school year.
“I couldn’t sleep,” said 14-year-old freshman Jasmine...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:05 PM
COSTA MESA — Orange County Fair Board Chairman David Ellis said Tuesday that he won't include a request on the board agenda next week to have an independent audit of the fair.
He also rejected a call to create a committee to review how the board...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 7:24 AM
The resolution passed by the Baltimore City Council this week calling on state legislators to give the council more say in choosing school board members might be justified if there were any evidence the current process isn't working. Since 1997, city...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Dr. Ross Joseph Brechner, a mathematician turned ophthalmologist who abandoned private practice for a second career in public health, died Aug. 4 of heart disease at his Catonsville home.
He was 71.
"Ross was a fine ophthalmologist who changed careers...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:54 AM
A Chicago Public Schools executive who was formerly the district’s chief administrative officer and more recently was appointed the Board of Education’s chief of staff has been selected as the new superintendent of a school district in...
| Aug 20, 2011
"The Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood's latest quest is to find a buyer for the Santa Monica house he recently put up for sale at $1.85 million.
The Spanish-style home, built in 1924, is described in the listing as an "opportunity to remodel …...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Toni Jennings isn't someone you'd expect to criticize Workforce Central Florida.
After all, she helped found the jobs agency.
Heck, there's even an annual Workforce award named after her.
Yet, on the heels of scandals over everything from superhero...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Donald W. Biles, of Bel Air, has been named chief financial officer of The Arc Baltimore.
A lifelong Maryland resident, Biles has spent his entire career in finance and accounting, primarily for organizations in the healthcare and community service...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:19 PM
WBAL radio Monday named Merrie Street as news director replacing Mark Miller, who resigned last month.
Street, whose resume includes news director and anchor duties at WLIF and WPOC, starts Monday, according to an email from Ed Kiernan, station general...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:50 AM
At Chicago Live!, we like to wrap up each of our six-week runs with a themed season finale.
Being a Chicago-centric show, the choices have been easy so far: all-food, all-St. Patrick's Day and all-blues shows have ended previous seasons.
To cap our...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Lawrence T. Doyle, a retired WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM sales manager, died Aug. 12 of lymphoma at Franklin Square Hospital Center.
The Parkville resident was 78.
The son of a Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. credit manager and a homemaker, he was born in...