| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
If you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with......
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:07 PM
James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 5:42 PM
Where did the money go? That's what officials at Seattle Public Schools are trying to figure out. Approximately $1.8 million dollars was spent on contract work that was never done or didn't benefit the school district. A criminal investigation is...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 8:52 PM
Controversy is brewing at Seattle Public Schools ever since investigations revealed that $1.8 million dollars was spent but it wasn't going to the district.In a statement released by Seattle School Board President Steve Sundquist Friday, it says, "I'm...
| Jan 17, 2011
Workers at the Anchor Blue store in the Glendale Galleria were busy Friday advertising 30%, 40% and 50% discounts on racks full of jeans, jackets and belts. A sign hanging in the center of the store encouraged customers to ask about acquiring fixtures and...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Computer Friends of OASIS
The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club which helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. The...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:34 PM
COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon.
The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Retailers are banking on Maryland shoppers packing stores beginning Aug. 14 to take advantage of a temporary rollback of the 6 percent state sales tax.
But what's good for consumers and retailers will come at a cost to the state, which expects to lose as...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Despite a wine making tradition that pre-dates California's by hundreds of years, Virginia has only recently earned itself a seat at the big table of international vintners.
For many years, Virginia's winemaking reputation elicited little excitement...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:57 PM
Governor Mitch Daniels joined Tochigi Governor Tomikazu Fukuda, the chairman of the Tochigi Legislature and other Japanese dignitaries Friday for a tree planting ceremony on the southeast lawn of the statehouse in honor of Indiana's relationship with...
| Apr 22, 2012
Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week.
Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...