| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A popular exhibit at Riverfest is causing some people to protest. White tigers are on display, and some people feel the exhibit is inhumane. A protest will be held Saturday afternoon against it.
"It's just inhumane, I just think it's wrong and they...
| Jun 11, 2012
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
The technology allows doctors to...
| Jun 13, 2012
Of the many choices we have for selecting what to write about, why do some story ideas get into the paper and others fail to see ink?
A story I wrote this week about prenatal genetic testing provides a glimpse into how our story assignment process works....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
About 250 seriously ill children and their families cruised around Newport Harbor with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for the Fourth of July.
The group boated on a triple-deck yacht from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. Then they docked at the American...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:18 PM
He is a self-confessed speed freak who has loved motorbikes and action sports since he was a child. But South African sprint champion, Oscar Pistorius is a double amputee due to a birth defect.
He has been wearing prosthetic legs since he was just one...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:11 PM
UCF could be close to landing two more Class of 2013 recruits from the Tampa/St. Petersburg area.
St. Petersburg Lakewood defensive backs Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin were two of several prospects from Tampa Bay to visit UCF on Tuesday. The twin brothers...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Tuesday morning, Roseville’s Christina Lochmiller broke a Guinness World Record after riding a Ferris wheel for 26 hours, 43 minutes and 46 seconds.
The first order of business as soon as she got off the ride was to go to sleep, but while that...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:52 PM
St. Petersburg Lakewood defensive backs Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin knew UCF is where they wanted to go after visiting the school on Tuesday.
The twins just had to get their mother on board with them.
So on Friday, the Griffin brothers returned to...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Stealing signs and banners is becoming a very popular activity during elections. These signs are not free; they have cost and value. All these candidates work very hard to expose their names to the public.
Signs and banners are very important tools. To...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:04 PM
A doctor who grew up in Newport Beach is now contributing his talents with pediatric cardiothoracic surgery in San Francisco.
After spending 10 years at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington, Dr. Gordon A. Cohen was appointed in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:44 PM
After having to make the choice to amputate her leg more than a year ago, Alyssia Crook is back in school for the first time. She's now a proud freshman at Allendale High School.
Alyssia Crook Faced an uphill battle getting back to school because of...