| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A daddy blogger wrote this month that the Halloween video "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" should be retired from viewing by this generation of kids because its title character is bullied and harassed throughout.
Charlie Brown's friends call him a...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:23 PM
After the foothills' enchanting visit from a bear this past summer, we took the time to christen him “Meatball” after his favorite dish, which he scavenged prior to splashing in someone's pool to cool off. He was captured and moved to...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Tom Kulesa and Jeff Kosters share a lot in common.
Each has a passion for football, each has built powerhouse nine-man teams and just this past week, each coach captured his 100th career coaching victory.
Kosters recorded the feat during Herreid-Selby...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:13 PM
I share Rafael Aberasturi's lament that the bear Meatball has been saved by placing him in captivity, and that now he is to be neutered.
However, I would like to point out that the neutering of Meatball will not endanger the population of bears in the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Last fall, FX’s "American Horror Story" burst onto the scene as one of television’s best drama miniseries and was nominated for 17 Emmy Awards. This season, co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk flipped the script by changing characters,...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:24 AM
The other day I was hanging out with my two children. My daughter, who is almost four, told me she wanted to sing something and began a heartfelt ballad she'd made up on the spot about a fairy and a "road in the sky."
I listened intently, impressed with...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Girls, glitter and gowns took center stage Saturday at Princess Party 2012 hosted by the Washington County Recreation Department.
Two hundred children donned princess-inspired outfits for the event, which was in its fifth year and held at Hagerstown...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:13 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. - As we walked across the broad, brick-paved plaza, a burst of music swelled, the strings rising to cinematic heights amid a pounding of kettle drums. A man in a crisp white shirt waved and beamed. Perfectly manicured flowers swayed in the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Before slipping into that white wedding dress and saying "I do," every bride-to-be deserves a proper single-lady send-off.
This month marks the peak of the wedding season, which means it's also one of the most popular times for bachelorette parties....
| May 31, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The Laguna Beach High School production of "Into the Woods" and one of its stars won top honors Sunday at the 42nd annual Childress M.A.C.Y. Awards, held for the first time at Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa.
"Into the Woods" was honored with the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:27 PM
GLENDALE — In a most unlikely and quite unexpected turn, Los Angeles, and by extension Glendale, has become a hockey town.
With the Los Angeles Kings making a Cinderella run as the No. 8 seed in the NHL Western Conference all the way to the Stanley...