| Apr 6, 2011
Ever since you were a little kid, you loved foods with holes.
You stuck black olives on your tiny fingers. And when your fingers got bigger, you moved on to doughnuts.
Oh, the hole foods you loved: bagels and Bundt cakes, cherry-flavored Life Savers and...
| May 12, 2011
Saying it became a chore to drive a particular car probably wouldn't catch your attention. Telling you that car was the 2011 Bentley Continental GT with a $215,675 price tag might.
For four days and just over 200 miles, I was witness to a car with face-...
| May 21, 2011
Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86.
His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:31 PM
A La Crescenta woman is on a mission to solve a mystery involving a man with three last names for each of the three countries he lived in. The inventor, artist, filmmaker, medical student and businessman was born in Russia in 1895, and he would eventually...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.
She was 92.
Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Last Sunday’s gentle rain was so pleasing to me as I stayed snug in my little Spanish bungalow listening to lovely music and figuring out a new knitting pattern for a scarf I’m making of soft alpaca and silk yarn.
I love this kind of rainy...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 1:59 PM
Overall impression: South Florida has a serious pizza-maker in Pizzeria Oceano owner Dak Kerprich. The meat-filled, excessively topped, chewy-crusted pizzas of the chains and our childhoods don't hold a candle to his new wave pies. All that said, Oceano...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:51 PM
PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Canada's Wonderland will move into the top echelon of the world's roller coaster parks in 2012 with the addition of Leviathan, the Toronto-area amusement park's 16th coaster.
> Photos: Leviathan at Canada's Wonderland
The $28-million inversionless...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:56 AM
VEVAY, Ind. — Every summer, over the last weekend in August, girls in Swiss costumes dance traditional polkas, passenger boats ply the Ohio River, and fireworks light up the night sky here.
The riverbank of this otherwise quiet Switzerland County...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:25 PM
Dan Fisher is the kind of guy who has gotten used to hitting the ground running. And coming to Concordia University as the school's new women's volleyball head coach, he's at it again.
Fisher has taken over the program from Kyle Kvasnicka, and the Eagles...