| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:10 PM
The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club.
It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, voters here are well aware what the game plan of a Republican mayor looks like.
It's the strategy used by former Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Faulconer supporter, as he...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
You certainly can't knock Hugh Jackman for trying.
In his fourth time as host of the Tony Awards, the bearded actor pulled out all the stops Sunday night —hopping, singing, dancing and even rapping on stage.
Jackman kicked off the evening by...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The last time someone tried to debate an empty chair (Clint Eastwood, Republican National Convention, 2012), the chair won. But when two of the leading Democratic candidates for governor did it last night (this time, it was an empty podium, actually), the...
| Feb 10, 2014
(Skip ahead to No. 35 for the sex-related allegations) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION EDMUND MICHALOWSKI (Plaintiff) v. (DAN RUTHERFORD, individually, and KYLE HAM, individually ( Defendants. )...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Same song, second verse. Here are some highlights of 2012, culled from the pages of Coastline Pilot in the second half of the year. Refresh your memories.
July. 6: Principal Planner Carolyn Martin was named project manager for the proposed overhaul of...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Last week, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on his fellow Republicans to stop being "the stupid party" Yet in his recent column, commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. made it clear that if he got the memo, he chose to ignore it ("The vast left-wing...
| Dec 26, 2012
Pull up an empty chair, folks. (Up to you whether to interrogate it.) It's time to take a look back at the year that was, politically speaking.
We won't know the 2012 word of the year until The American Dialect Society's annual conference next week....
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
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