| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
In the late 1970s, twenty or so years after rock and roll first hit, oldies shows started celebrating the early years of the music. And 35 years after disco’s heyday, KC and The Sunshine Band on Thursday did the same......
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:20 PM
At 25 — not ready for his AARP card, but some five years older than the NBA rookie he once aspired to be — Stefan Welsh still has game. If you don't believe that, you obviously weren't at Maury High School on a Saturday afternoon in late June....
| May 27, 2013
| 10:58 PM
As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard.
She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:57 PM
McDonald's has launched a website devoted to financial advice and tips for its employees called Practical Money Skills for Life, and in the process possibly signaled the fast-food giant isn't paying employees a decent wage.
The site is intended to make...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:50 PM
The Newport Beach and Corona del Mar landscape keeps transforming, but into what?
The Mayans always assumed that everything happened in circles, and their calendar reflected that assumption, that what happened before will happen again. I am starting to...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 AM
50 years ago
Sonic boom in Petoskey
Detachment 12 of the 10th Radar Bomb Scoring Squadron went into operation at Bay Shore on July 22. During the first week of operations, a number of sub-sonic, simulated bombing attacks were scored. Sonic booms...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Taco Bell is testing its popular waffle tacos in more locations starting this week, after the breakfast product sold well in its initial Southern California run.
The fast food creation, which features eggs and sausage folded up in a waffle, became the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:32 PM
NEW CARLISLE — The deaths of a man and woman in an apparent homicide-suicide shocked neighbors Tuesday morning in a quiet New Carlisle neighborhood.
Police found Andrew L. Zarobinski, 42, and Michelle M. Zarobinski, 39, dead inside their house...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The wonders of chocolate seem to be endless. According to a new study by Hasselt University in Belgium (Yes we know Belgium is one of the chocolate capitals of the world), chocolate also makes people want to shop longer for books.
The behavior of 201...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When a KFC bucket standing 7-feet tall showed up in a front yard in Georgia recently, many wondered -- only half jokingly -- "How can I get one of those?"
It turns out the bucket bearing Col. Sanders' goateed visage was actually an old KFC sign picked...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:42 PM
KFC is attempting to go from fast food to fast casual with a new upscale concept called KFC eleven, aimed at a younger, more stylish millennial set. The fried chicken chain is introducing salads, flat bread sandwiches and more to a test location in...