| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Most weekday mornings, late spring through late summer, Terry Weller and George Foster climb into a bright yellow truck and fire up lasers, high-definition cameras and a bank of digital recorders before hitting the road.
Weller and Foster are two of the...
| Apr 22, 2013
Peter McGuinness, an East Coast advertising wunderkind who took the helm at DDB Chicago less than two years ago, is competitive, passionate and driven to succeed. He also likes to stir things up.
Those qualities got him into and out of hot water growing...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:55 PM
My mother was a cross between Genghis Khan and Morgan le Fay and all the hoodlums in the neighborhood feared her. But it was under her tutelage I learned that Providence often gives you what you need instead of what you want. It must have been a divine...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Were you there? Were you among the thousands who participated in the 40th annual Fiesta Days weekend activities that make our community so unique?
If you were, may I thank you on behalf of your host, the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Kelly Clarkson has buckled under the pressure of planning an extravagant wedding: She and fiance Brandon Blackstock have decided to elope instead.
"We are so busy that we finally just came to terms the other night and were like, 'So, we change our...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Sofia Vergara has topped Forbes' list of highest-paid prime-time TV actresses for the second year in a row.
The Emmy-nominated "Modern Family" star's ranking comes embedded in the financial magazine's Celebrity 100 list, which sees TV queen Oprah...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
On Monday morning, Veterans Day, I was so focused on my computer screen that it seemed that the rest of the world had disappeared. Like a pesky fly, a low but persistent sound penetrated my consciousness.
I was taken out of time and place because it...
| Feb 15, 2013
This morning's meteor strike in Russia may have been fascinating to watch from here, but if you were on the ground there, you probably weren't so starstruck about your broken windows and smashed home or car. Thankfully, there were no......
| Oct 2, 2011
Like most Americans, I've started preparing for one of the year's most festive holidays: National Boss Day.
Oct. 17 is right around the corner, and workers everywhere are out shopping for the gift that says "Thanks for making work a fun place to be!"...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:57 AM
BRANSON, Mo. -- Since 1990, deaths from breast cancer in our country have dropped 30 percent, largely because of early detection through mammograms. A problem still exists for many people in the Ozarks, however: getting to the hospital to get that scan...
| Dec 4, 2011
Teen drivers face a four times greater risk for accidents than older adults, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Chalk it up to a number of factors, among them inexperience dealing with emergency situations, distracted driving and the...