| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:18 PM
According to the people on the front lines gathering the news, i.e. reporters, the problem with the Connecticut Supreme Court ruling Monday is that it’s too broad. What stinks about it as far as I’m concerned is that it’s another blow...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Second of two parts.
Choosing a county judge is a task that leaves most voters flailing in the dark, and the August election is going to require even more scrutiny than usual from voters because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering.
A group of mostly...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:59 AM
CarPlay, Apple's vehicle in-dash entertainment system, will be supported by nine more automakers, the tech giant has announced.
Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, Mazda, Ram, Abarth and Alfa Romeo will include CarPlay on future vehicle models, the...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Congratulations to John VanDerLaan, a recent graduate of Pomperaug High School in Southbury, who won the New England Amateur. VanDerLaan, 18, recorded rounds of 67 and 70 Thursday for a 6-under-par 278 total. His father John was his caddie at Winchester...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Musikfest's rich musical diversity includes a diverse program of classical concerts Aug. 4-8.
Concerts include purely classical, crossover, fusion and alternative repertoire on a wide range of instruments. As in previous years, the classical concerts...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70.
His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The Laguna Beach City Council granted $18,000 to local radio station KX 93.5 for emergency preparedness measures.
The unanimous vote at the June 3 budget meeting means the radio station can install backup generators so it can broadcast for days during a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Glendale school officials are preparing to issue their second round of Measure S bond funds, totaling $70 million with a majority of the money going toward replacing bungalows with permanent one- and two-story classroom buildings.
Voters approved the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:22 PM
One of the Lehigh Valley’s premiere bands, which had toured with national acts and headlined most of the area’s venues and festivals, has announced that it’s calling it quits. Sandlot Heroes, the Bethlehem-based pop-punk group that has...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business.
And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef.
"I was struggling,"...
| Jul 12, 2014
Retired College of DuPage administrator Joseph Barillari loved movies and shared his knowledge of film in reviews broadcast on the Glen Ellyn school's radio station, WDCB-FM 90.9.
He initially reviewed movies on the public radio station with fellow...