| 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...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:59 AM
"Just call me Liza."
That's how Liza Minnelli set the tone for her interview as this reporter thrust formality upon her. After insisting to be on a first-name basis, she then punctuates her point with her trademark cackle.
Sure, she's known as the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:54 PM
SAN DIEGO – 21- year old Rau Carranza try’s to delivers the Governor a message by staging a sit-it in his wheelchair in a state building in downtown San Diego.
The Chula Vista man is suffering from Muscular Dystrophy; he lives his life in a...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Actor Kevin Bacon brought his star power to a charity event Wednesday at the University of Maryland, College Park. But the cheers the actor received were not as loud as the hoots and hollers directed toward the six student groups competing for $5,000...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:09 PM
A former editor of mine sometimes referred to what he called a "Hey, Martha" story.
That was his term for a story with an offbeat or amusing twist. In other words, if an old couple were rocking on their front porch while the husband read the paper, he...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:40 PM
On behalf of the Sipesville Volunteer Fire Company we would like to express our sincere gratitude to the People of Somerset County who donated on the weekends of March 24, 25 and 31 at the entrances to Lowe's and Walmart. We decided as an organization to...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:26 PM
A Roanoke man believes you can change his life.
May is National Mobility Awareness Month and a unique contest is underway that could help people with physical disabilities.
Garrett Glass of Roanoke is one of them.
He's had Becker's Muscular Dystrophy...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 10:10 PM
On Saturday, about 100 people strapped on their running shoes in Midtown to participate in the second annual MDA Muscle Walk.
A series of local walk events were held across the country to pay tribute and raise funds for children and adults served by...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:31 PM
The Mini Marathon is enough of a challenge for most runners, especially when you factor in the heat forecasted for Saturday. But imagine running it in full SWAT and firefighting gear too!
That's exactly what several IMPD swat members and Bloomington Fire...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:54 PM
The Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach on April 21 was the setting for the Orange County Pink Tie Ball benefiting the foundation known as theSusan G. Komen for the Cureof Orange County.
An impressive $360,000 was raised, which will be distributed...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:32 AM
From the assembly lines of Detroit to the steel mills of Pittsburgh to the oil fields of Houston, our country has been built by an entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for innovation. And despite our recent economic challenges, that spirit is alive and well....