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  • Hampton beats Phoebus by a half point, wins Peninsula wrestling title

    HAMPTON – Withstanding a late charge by the Phoebus and Gloucester squads, the Hampton wrestlers squeaked out a victory by the narrowest of margins, half a point, at this weekend's Peninsula District championship, held at Phoebus High. Hampton...
  • Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer

    Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer
    WASHINGTON — Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people. He was Richard Nixon's "hatchet man," the president's "evil genius," who by his own admission was "ruthless in...
  • Singer-actress likes her tiny Bahamian hideaway

    Singer-actress likes her tiny Bahamian hideaway
    Born in Gulf Breeze, Fla., and living in New York City, singer-actress Ashley Brown originated the title role of "Mary Poppins" on Broadway. She reprised the role in the national tour, receiving the 2010 Garland Award for that performance. Her...
  • Joe Paterno removed as Penn State coach; President Spanier quits

    Joe Paterno removed as Penn State coach; President Spanier quits
    Joe Paterno is no longer Penn State head football coach and Graham Spanier is out as president, the university's board of trustees announced Wednesday night in its response to the child sex scandal that has overwhelmed the college and shocked the nation....
  • Palm Beach All-County girls tennis

    Teams selected on season performances and coaches ballots First teamLuisa Candido Olympic Heights junior Record: 10-2 Comment: The two-time state qualifier won the district title and reached the Class 3A state semifinals at No. 1 singles. Tracy...
  • The Healthy Skeptic: Male fertility supplements are no magic path to fatherhood

    The Healthy Skeptic: Male fertility supplements are no magic path to fatherhood
    The average man produces hundreds of billions of sperm cells in his lifetime. Only a minuscule fraction of those little guys ever manage to swim far enough and fast enough to fertilize an egg. Successful sperm must be strong. It stands to reason then that...
  • Diving into top CIF action

    It's all hands deck for the La CaƱada High boys' and girls' swim teams this season, as they have made the jump from CIF Southern Section Division II to Division I. The Spartans boys' swimming Coach, Art Lopez, who's entering his sixth season, knows it'...
  • Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion

    Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion
    Edwin Gaustad, a retired UC Riverside history and religious studies professor who was a preeminent scholar on the separation of church and state, and who did groundbreaking work mapping the nation's religious landscape, has died. He was 87. Gaustad...
  • Oilers Walsh and Bonomi sign letters of intent

    Three Huntington Beach High seniors took the next step in their academic and athletic careers early Wednesday by officially committing to four-year universities. Signing a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday were girls' soccer player Nikki Walsh...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'
    Summer and the City A Carrie Diaries Novel Candace Bushnell HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray: 409 pp., $18.99 ages 14 and up For women of a certain age, Carrie Bradshaw and her "Sex and the City" pals are surrogate friends — lovable yet flawed...
  • From one grad to another

    From one grad to another
    Ah, hindsight. Some of life's best lessons spring from the gnawing shoulda, coulda, woulda of missed opportunities. Just ask any graduating college senior to reflect on the last four years: If only I'd been more outgoing as a freshman, I might have more...