| Mar 13, 2013
Check out festivals and events in April across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
April 1-6: Sun 'n Fun International...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If you live in Connecticut (or just across its borders) and have an electric car or plug-in hybrid, it's worth considering taking part in an exciting road rally planned for the weekend after Earth Day.
The first annual Connecticut EV Road Rally takes...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Acknowledging the sparse turn-out of about a dozen residents at his March 18 Town Hall Community Meeting at the South Carroll Senior Center, in Eldersburg, County Commissioner Doug Howard jokingly confessed that he'd considered ways to drum up more...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:57 AM
In honor of Earth Day (April 22), here’s a simple way to recycle broken or stubby crayons. The resulting multicolored creations will delight any little artist.
What you’ll need:
1. Take paper wrappers off crayons....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:15 AM
For almost 30 years now, Hieronimus & Co. in its various radio broadcasts, television, print, online, and other public forums has addressed the increasing weather extremes as a result of global warming. This discussion began in earnest in 1985 among...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Got plans for Earth Day 2014?
If not, Disney has an option for you that's sure to tug on your heart strings.
Following up on its 2012 nature documentary "Chimpanzee," which also opened on Earth Day and went on to make $29 million, Disneynature will...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Earth Day's younger brother came to Laguna Beach last weekend.
The Laguna Beach County Water District opened its doors to the public Saturday and Sunday, hoping to boost attendees' water IQ while exhibitors offered tips on how to plant a raised garden...
| Sep 27, 2013
Sen. Ted Cruz has egg on his face. Green egg.
On Tuesday, during his 21-hour marathon "filibuster" against Obamacare, he read aloud to his daughters back home the Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham." But he clearly missed its message.
In the Seuss...
| Apr 5, 2013
Hope you are all up to your necks in jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and Peeps!
Happy Birthday to Michael Smith Jr. as he celebrated on March 30. And Sara Bryanne Stanley enjoyed birthday greetings on March 31. Mike Lowe, N. Main Street, added a year to...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:26 AM
If you're like me, staggering heels are a challenge, even on a good day.
Corona del Mar resident Julie Johnson felt the same way and launched her own shoe line: Newport Beach-based Olivia Childs.
The shoe line is what Johnson calls the alternative...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The white, discarded barrels at the food-processing plant may have looked like junk. To Justin Okin, they were a means to harvest the sky.
Three of the 60-gallon barrels came home with him one day for less than $10; their previous owner was happy to see...