| Jan 9, 2012
For years, a picture of Dr. Francis Collins, torn from the pages of a 1989 issue of Newsweek, held fast to our refrigerator door. Two red magnets placed him in the middle of Little League schedules, school rosters and Citizen of the Month certificates....
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:36 AM
A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart.
"I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
| Jul 27, 2012
Tonight the city will rally around one nine-year-old girl and a cause that has become front and center in her life. Vanessa Bolano has her story.
She was born a singer, a dancer, and a fashion designer. It's a pretty impressive resume for a nine-year-...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:14 PM
For those with cystic fibrosis, there's a litany of medicines to be taken every morning and night.
For Rob and Paulette Montelone, it's triple the dosage as they distribute the medication to the three of their five children who have the disease. They...
| Aug 18, 2012
I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term.
"I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah.
That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:57 PM
WWE Champion CM Punk will share some of his most entertaining stories Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre in Lakeview and then watch as the ComedySportz improv group acts them out. The event will be hosted by fellow wrestler and ComedySportz alum Colt...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:47 AM
There was no script for the “Art of Wrestling” show starring WWE Champion CM Punk and host and fellow wrestler Colt Cabana Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre. As Punk pointed out, there never usually is with anything he’s involved...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation.
They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing.
Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...