| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Jill Hiraizumi started her legal practice on a shoestring.
The Whittier Law School graduate often delivered her estate planning advice across a client's kitchen table.
"When I needed office space, I used an attorney friend's conference room," said...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:25 AM
Daisy Cocco De Filippis, a native of the Dominican Republic, says she'll be thrilled to witness the president's State of the Union speech next week when he is expected to talk about his hope to make community colleges free for most students.
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:50 AM
An investigation into whether retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus illegally shared classified information will be conducted fairly, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder said Sunday in the wake of reports that federal prosecutors have recommended that Petraeus be...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Director Matthew Bonifacio and his Bethlehem-born wife Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio discovered the hard way that simultaneously planning a wedding and shooting a movie can be a demanding proposition.
One day tensions ran so high on the set of the baseball...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The contemporary immigrant rights movement has commanded attention through civil disobedience, student walkouts and intensive lobbying. But there's another tactic — increasing immigrant clout by allowing all noncitizens to vote — that also...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Florida has leapfrogged New York to rank as the third most populous U.S. state, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, reflecting demographic trends that are reshaping American politics and culture, along with state bragging rights.
With 19.9 million...
| Dec 31, 2014
Tana Ebbole, 64, longtime leader of the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, announced at the beginning of December that she will step down early next year as CEO, a position she has had since 1994.
Replacing her will be chief program...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:30 PM
President Obama's proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free community college education to all "responsible" students is garnering immense attention. That's as it should be, although the details still need to be fleshed out and individual states will...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
When you are traveling 550 mph at 35,000 feet in the air, your food choices are pretty limited.
The good news is that the overall trend in airline food is improving, with one of the world’s largest carriers making huge strides toward healthier...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Got milk? If you’re drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.
A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held...