| Jan 31, 2010
One in a series of occasional articles
The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny...
| Feb 7, 2010
You know those destinations you feel obligated to visit but don't really want to? Travel section readers do. We asked them to tell us about some of the places they were certain weren't right for them, and here's what they said. Sometimes, the...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 5:37 AM
The Internet offers vast resources for travelers, but don't overlook one of the most basic sources of information: Google.
The search box on the Google home page puts all sorts of information at your fingertips without requiring you to go to separate...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 8:38 AM
Authorities have impounded the heavily damaged car of a young Rancho Penasquitos woman suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision with a pedestrian, the California Highway Patrol said.
Nicoll Koval went to a California Highway Patrol...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 7:49 AM
ATHENS, Calif. -- A man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his wife and son to death inside a home in the Athens area of Los Angeles.
It's believed the suspect called authorities to the home around 2:40 a.m. Thursday in the area of Harvard Blvd....
| Dec 2, 2010
Bike riders in La Cañada Flintridge soon will be able to enjoy approximately 3.5 miles of bikeway that the city has planned for roadways south of Foothill Boulevard.
Complete with road signs and markers and featuring lane striping on busier portions,...
| Dec 5, 2010
An Athens mother died and her 2- and 3-year-old passengers were injured in a one-car accident Saturday evening in Girard Township near Coldwater.
According to the Branch County Sheriff's Department, at 7:14 p.m. Saturday deputies responded to a report of...
| Apr 23, 2011
| May 10, 2011
| 8:13 AM
The Yachts of Seabourn will be putting its newest vessel, the Seabourn Quest, into service in June and actress Blythe Danner will act as the ship's godmother at a special naming ceremony.
The Quest will embark on its maiden voyage after the ceremony in...
| Jul 15, 2010
In the Athens I knew when I first moved here almost 20 years ago, the taverna was still an institution. That was in the early 1990s, before a stock market boom, the Olympics, and the return of a generation of young, cosmopolitan Greeks who had left to...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Check out this giant catch.
This is a big catfish, weighing just over 34 pounds. The proud angler is 10-year-old Wyatt Ciccarelli of Dallas -- who caught it at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens.
The fish is almost bigger than Wyatt. The...