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  • For the L.A. Derby Dolls, elbow room for self-improvement

    For the L.A. Derby Dolls, elbow room for self-improvement
    Some girls choose soccer or cheerleading. Ivy Wolk chose roller derby. "This is it, this is for me," the petite, wide-eyed 9-year-old said to her mom the first time she saw the Los Angeles Derby Dolls hit the track, and one another, two years ago....
  • Defendant dies after suffering medical problems in court

    Defendant dies after suffering medical problems in court
    A 29-year-old man in custody on a charge of attempted robbery died in a nearby hospital after suffering a medical problem in a Baltimore courtroom Wednesday, the state corrections department confirmed. Medics took Ronnie A. Adams Jr. to Mercy Medical...
  • Planners consider restricting paddleboarding lessons

    Laguna Beach's City Council chambers turned into an idea lab Wednesday night as the Planning Commission, city staff and the public dissected merits and drawbacks of possibly regulating the commercial arm of a popular water sport. Interest in stand-up...
  • Fun For Kids. In Your Neck of the Woods

    Fun For Kids. In Your Neck of the Woods
    These days, parents and kids both need to break away from technology to seek fresh air and wide-open green space, and it may be easier than you think to find such fun-filled adventures for the whole family. Helping kids have active fun can be as easy as...
  • Senate to consider changes to federal day care program

    Senate to consider changes to federal day care program
    Child care workers would undergo stiffer background checks and states would spend more to improve the quality of day care under a sweeping, bipartisan bill crafted by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski that is set for a vote in the Senate as early as this week....
  • Finding the way around the right fit

    Finding the way around the right fit
    It's just not fair! Not every woman is a perfect size 8. For those of us whose shapes and sizes are a little out of the mainstream, finding fashionable clothing is not only a chore but a lifelong search. Three different women, three different sizes,...
  • Moving forward in Howard [Commentary]

    Moving forward in Howard [Commentary]
    January 25, nine shotgun blasts rang through crowded passageways inside The Mall in Columbia. In seconds, three lives were claimed, and Howard County joined Newtown, Conn.; Aurora, Colo. and too many others on a grim list of places where a sense of...
  • Sick child? When is it OK to leave them home alone?

    Sick child? When is it OK to leave them home alone?
    It's been a rough week at the Hey household. My son has missed four days of school because of this superbug going around. I am sure by now you either a) have had it b) have it now or c) encountered someone with it. You can read more about that here. I...
  • Police commission approves 8,000 trauma aid kits for LAPD officers

    Police commission approves 8,000 trauma aid kits for LAPD officers
    The Los Angeles police commission approved 8,000 first-aid trauma kits for officers that could be used to treat their own or others' gunshot wounds in active-shooter situations. “Somewhere, someday a police officer is going to be saved” by...
  • Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations

    Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations
    State regulators cited a Bay Area-based adult film company over workplace safety violations, assessing fines of more than $78,000. Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into San Francisco-based Kink Studios, which runs a network of sites, in August, in...
  • 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoors

     
    You['re behind the curve if you haven't started to shop for the outdoors lover on your list, but we've gathered some suggestions utilzing some of the newest gear on the market to give you ideas as you enter the home srtetch of the holiday shopping season....