| Apr 30, 2013
L.A. poet and playwright
Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
No bombs, so life will go on. Again. As it does.
Princeton University exhaled after police determined that a vague phone threat made to multiple buildings on the campus turned out to be an apparent hoax.
But before the campus could relax, the people...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
More than a hundred explorers, scientists and government officials will gather at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific on Friday to draft a blueprint to solve a deep blue problem: About 95% of the world's oceans remains unexplored.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:19 PM
While teachers remained on strike, Lake Forest High School reopened Monday, apparently with enough students and certified teachers on hand to meet state criteria.
But whether the unusual move by the district will allow Monday to count as an official...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Lehigh may have been snubbed by the NCAA tournament committee, but Lehigh Valley football fans have plenty of options if they want to root for local kids at the FCS level. Colgate, Villanova and New Hampshire are all in the 20-team field and feature...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 7:44 PM
The best football player in the 100th Grey Cup is a Simi Valley native. Chad Kackert, who attended Simi Valley Grace Brethren, was named MVP after leading the Toronto Argonauts to a 35-22 victory over Calgary. Kackert rushed for 133......
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:24 PM
We have two former Lehigh Valley athletes on The Morning Call's "Calling All Sports" TV show this week to talk about two very different things. Former Liberty and University of New Hampshire football player George Yasso IV is on to talk about Saturday's...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As the oldest of six children in a sports-minded family, Joseph Silimperi knows all about teamwork.
And he knows all about Nazareth pride and tradition and loyal fans like Andy Weaver, who was the first to know about his new job.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer.
Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The thousands of men expelled from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of molesting children came from all walks of life — teachers and plumbers, doctors and bus drivers, politicians and policemen. They ranged in age from teens to senior citizens...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:14 AM
Negotiations continue today as students to Lake Forest High School this morning for a second day of school without striking teachers.
The Lake Forest school board and teachers union broke off negotiations at 11 p.m. Monday and will resume talks at 3 p....