| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:51 PM
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.
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:06 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:28 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:27 PM
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....
| May 18, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Teams selected on season performances and coaches ballots
First teamLuisa Candido
Olympic Heights junior
Comment: The two-time state qualifier won the district title and reached the Class 3A state semifinals at No. 1 singles.
| Feb 14, 2011
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...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 2:11 PM
It's all hands deck for the La Cañada 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'...
| Apr 5, 2011
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.
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2011
Summer and the City
A Carrie Diaries Novel
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...
| May 17, 2011
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...