| Dec 8, 2012
After a breakup with a film and television editor, I decided that 2012 would be about being proactive and pushing myself out of my comfort zone. I would attempt to go on 365 dates during a 12-month period — some of which would, I hoped, be amorous...
| Nov 27, 2012
Wendell D. Garrett, a historian and authority on American decorative arts who was widely known for his appearances as an appraiser on the long-running PBS series "Antiques Roadshow," has died. He was 83.
Garrett died Nov. 14 of natural causes at a...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Parents and disability advocates called on Illinois officials today to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children.
Angry – sometimes tearful –...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Parents and advocates for the disabled called on Illinois officials Wednesday to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children.
Angry, sometimes tearful parents...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:54 PM
For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne.
As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger.
Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:15 AM
When one thinks of the month of March they of the color green, shamrocks and the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Annual Shamrock's Against Dystrophy campaign. PHL17's Zachery Lashway recaps ACME's 2012 campaign.
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Quinn McDowell didn't get to the Final Four the way he wanted – with his William and Mary teammates preparing for the national semifinals. It was, however, a nice consolation prize.
McDowell was in New Orleans during Final Four weekend as part of a...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Good news for Irvine residents who may have developed something of a Habit habit at one of the burger grill's eight other Orange County locations: There's one opening Dec. 12 in Heritage Plaza at 14474 Culver Drive, a news release said.
But first, on...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday.
Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Irvine's new Habit Burger Grill helped raise more than $4,000 for three area nonprofits at fundraisers Sunday and Monday, a news release said.
The Habit helped raise $1,341 for the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. of Orange County and Inland Empire, $1,991 for...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers.
It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...