| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
While he has yet to play a game in 2014, Flintridge Prep’s Robert Cartwright nonetheless found himself among elite competition on Tuesday.
The senior guard, who has been out since the middle of December with a leg injury, was nominated to...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:31 PM
In this dog-eat-dog world, we should all be so lucky as to have a friend like Idgie — a friend who refuses to leave our side, even if we're lame and lying in the dirt by a busy road.
That's how Seminole County Animal Services found Idgie — a...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:04 PM
HOUSTON — A game against the Orlando Magic is never routine for Houston Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons.
A native of Central Florida, Parsons rooted for the Magic as a youngster and starred at Lake Howell High School and the University of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"Because we've lived with dogs for thousands of years, and because we think we understand dogs doesn't mean we really do understand dogs," begins certified applied animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell in her talk to a mixed house of both the general...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LAS VEGAS, NV -- These reader questions were answered by world-renowned experts at the 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference held here Feb. 17-21. The conference was attended by more than 6,500 veterinarians and 2,000 veterinary technicians and...
| Dec 4, 2013
No matter what sort of year you've had, chances are you're going to bid 2013 farewell with plenty of food and booze. The guilt of overindulging might not set in until you're in the grips of your first hangover of the New Year, but you can make your...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Still Point, a Clarksville-based wellness spa, has been chosen by the Columbia Association to provide holistic spa and integrative health services at its new downtown fitness club.
The 27,000 sq. ft. club will overlook the lakefront and is scheduled...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Optometrists and opticians must have the lousiest lobbyists in Washington. How else can one explain the brutal unprovoked attack on their business launched the other day by the Internal Revenue Service?
The IRS didn't literally attack the eyewear...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The contestants on "The Biggest Loser" are just that — players in a reality show game who are subjected to harsh workouts, screeching coaches and weigh-ins on national television. The role is not for everyone, not even for everyone desperate to lose...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Last night’s "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" was, in a word, boring. Reminiscent of the season premiere, it was a whole lot of polite arguing over a whole bunch of nothing.
Before we jump into the “drama” that went down at circus...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Forty people in a corner of Bronson Canyon Park one recent sunny Saturday progressed through a tai chi ritual of short form, long form and short form again, each a combination of up to 108 separate, languid movements. They practiced in complete silence...