| Dec 4, 2010
| 6:32 PM
COSTA MESA — A new children's book written to whet kids' appetites for learning is making the rounds at some Costa Mesa schools, including St. John the Baptist Catholic School.
Called "Bon Bon Voyage," the 20-page book of rhymes is the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:17 AM
I know some of my more parochial colleagues can't get past the troubles CNN continues to have in its prime-time American operation.
And I am right up there in being dismayed by some of the moves management has made with Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker,...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:57 PM
A 29-year-old man from Moroccowas arrested Friday and charged with attempting to bomb the U.S. Capitol in a suicide attack, authorities said.
Suspect Amine El Khalifi made an initial appearance in court and, if convicted, faces a maximum penalty of...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:54 PM
A 22-year-old student from Parkville who planned a career in foreign service died Friday in a car accident in Morocco near Rabat, her family said.
Kelly DallaTezza, who was born in Baltimore, was in northern Africa and had recently participated in a...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Kelly Dalla Tezza, a Fulbright scholar who planned a career in the U.S. Foreign Service, died Friday in an automobile accident in Morocco. She was 22 and lived in Parkville.
Family members said she had a flat tire while driving on a road near Rabat and...
| Apr 22, 2012
It's been a long six years to finally arrive at Happily Ever After.
Along the way there were missed connections and travails that spanned continents.
And that's just the early chapter of the love story of Chicago graduate students Ditte Munch-Hansen,...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:13 AM
Whether it's balanced on the rim of a volcano or made of crystallized salt, the right hotel can provide you with a good year's worth of bragging material. These are the kinds of places you have to go at least once, if only to say you have.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 10:51 AM
One of the signature photos travelers always take in Morocco is of heaping piles of spices in a variety of enticing colorful displays. These setups aspire to overwhelm visitors with the enchantment of a new and undiscovered place — and to...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 10:14 AM
The Service Club of Chicago celebrated its 121st anniversary with its biggest fundraiser of the year, An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco. Ball co-chairwomen Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty Stemer, brought El Morocco, the legendary Manhattan...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Former Connecticut Congressman-turned-lobbyist Toby Moffett apparently doesn't appreciate my blog posts about his representation of big-time (and recently indicted) online poker moguls and the Egyptian generals that have been the target of massive and...
| Dec 4, 2011
100 Years Ago
Rolling out the welcome mat
In the Times social column:
"Mr. Henry J. Bender has returned to his home on Rolling Road after visiting friends in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davis have returned to their home on Rolling Road after...