| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Several times each year, patients suffering from rheumatic fever come to a Baltimore-area hospital for open heart surgery to repair their damaged hearts. They receive world-class medical care at no cost to them, and they and their traveling companions are...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:09 PM
As you make your New Year's resolutions, add this one to your list: Visit a service club and check one out for possible membership. Membership in a service club is an extra 30 minutes a week on a breakfast, lunch or dinner hour for a club meeting filled...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The national advocacy group, USAgainstAlzheimer's applauds the release of a draft framework of a national plan to stop Alzheimer's by 2025. "This marks the first time that the federal government has adopted a timeframe to stop Alzheimer's," its press...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:30 PM
John F. Marder, the founding headmaster of Harbor Day School, Orange County's first independent school, has died. He was 82.
Marder, a Newport Beach resident, died Saturday of complications related to dementia.
"Although not technically the founder of...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:52 PM
John F. Marder, Jr.
Founding Headmaster of Harbor Day School
November 26, 1929 – January 7, 2012
John F. Marder, Jr. passed away peacefully on January 7th, surrounded by his loving family. John was born in Binghamton, New York, the son of John...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 11:02 AM
Jay Van Deusen, owner of Van Deusen Construction Company and Rainbow International of Northeast Maryland, has been named President of the Rotary Club of Bel Air. Van Deusen, a member of the 50-person organization for six years, served as president elect...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 7:09 PM
RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind.
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:30 AM
A Santa Monica start-up wants to take the financial pain out of shaving.
Dollar Shave Club is a new membership-only website that promises to “shave time, shave money” by sending customers a shipment of razor blades automatically every month....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:06 PM
It was uploaded to YouTube two days ago. It's been viewed 600,000 times since.
That's a lot of razors to sell.
From DollarShaveClub.com's YouTube description....
Dollar Shave Club couldn't be simpler. Select one of our great razors, pay one low monthly...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 9:31 PM
A new school year is just around the corner here in Newport-Mesa, and education officials are alerting parents that a new law requires students entering grades 7-12 to get a whooping cough booster shot. Incidents of whooping cough have exploded in the...