| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Vitor Coelho of Tampa took home the big loot in the main event of the Isle Casino and Racing's Battles at the Beach last month.
The top three players negotiated a chop, based on chip count. The main event, which carried a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool,...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 4:43 PM
| Mar 20, 2009
Yes, Tommy Lee, you can go home again.
The Greek-born rocker says he was ecstatic to learn recently that his band Mötley Crüe will be visiting Athens this summer during the Crüe Fest 2 world tour. Tickets went on sale this week, and the tour includes a...
| Dec 26, 2009
Vic Chesnutt, a singer-songwriter of spare, idiosyncratic folk songs tinged with melancholy, died Christmas Day in Athens, Ga., after taking an overdose of prescription muscle relaxants, a family spokesman said. He was 45.
Chesnutt had been admitted to...
| Jan 24, 2010
For advocates of the repatriation of marble sculptures removed from the Parthenon in the early 19th century and long housed at the British Museum in London, the new Acropolis Museum is proof -- at last -- that Greece has a safe place to display the...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2009
| 10:53 AM
The Day Before
I am so stressed helping my dear friends finalize the plans for their incredibly complicated wedding that I have begun to mumble to myself. Even more frightening, I am answering! What were they thinking? What was I thinking in agreeing?...
| Sep 20, 2008
| 6:52 PM
Four people were arrested Saturday in the shooting of a 12-year-old girl and a 19-year-old former student at a high school in an unincorporated area of South Los Angeles after a football game on campus, authorities said.
The shooting, which occurred...
| Oct 18, 2009
On a recent Sunday morning, Brian Barajas, a mop-topped 8-year-old, stashed his bike against the wall and raced inside a tired little house, ducking under two withered fruit trees. The house was so close to the tracks you could hear the engineer call...
| Dec 14, 2008
In regard to Leon Logothetis' "Places Overrated," Dec. 7: Sir Gripesalot is in the wrong business. He is not a traveler but a tourist who believes that the world revolves around him. Being open to the residents of a place and accepting...
| Jul 12, 2009
Civil rights leaders called for a federal investigation into the fatal shooting of Woodrow Player Jr. by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in unincorporated Athens, which became the scene Saturday of yet more shootings.
Player, 22, was shot...