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  • Wahoo's prepares for June 1 opening in H.B.

    Wahoo's prepares for June 1 opening in H.B.
    Wing Lam still isn't quite sure what happened to his last name. The former Wing Lee had his moniker changed somehow when his family emigrated to the United States from Brazil in the 1970s. Either his father misspelled it, or the immigration official did,...
  • Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer

    Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer
    In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...
  • Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites

    Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites
    On a grassy hill a mile west of the Patuxent River, historian Ralph Eshelman can see the same bucolic view of fields and placid water anxious British soldiers likely saw when they landed in the summer of 1814 — the first stop in their campaign to...
  • San Quentin Death Row Inmate Commits Suicide

    Convicted murderer James Lee Crummel – on California’s death row since 2004 – has committed suicide, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations said Tuesday. Crummel, 68, hung himself in his San Quentin State Prison cell. He...
  • Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin

    Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin
    An inmate sentenced to death hung himself in his cell at San Quentin State Prison over the weekend, officials announced on Tuesday. The inmate, James Lee Crummel, 68, is the 20th death row inmate to take his own life since California reinstated capital...
  • Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats

    Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats
    Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms. The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
  • General Lee gives man from Hollister the will to live

    General Lee gives man from Hollister the will to live
    HOLLISTER, Mo -- It's orange. It's fast. It's famous for outrunning the police. For the Duke boys of Hazzard County it was their pride and joy. For one family in Hollister, the General Lee is more than just a car.   "He started watching the show when...
  • Ann N. Jensen

    Ann N. Jensen
    Ann N. Jensen Our loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Ann Nelson Jensen, 83, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012  at the Hoag Hospital in Irvine, California.             She was born in Shelley, Idaho on October 31, 1928, to...
  • Lee Childress dies at 95; co-founder of theater awards for youths

    Lee Childress dies at 95; co-founder of theater awards for youths
    Lee Childress, who touched the lives of thousands of Southern California high school drama students through a theater awards program she co-founded with her husband, John, more than 40 years ago, has died. She was 95. Childress, a former publicist,...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 11. Live near the Noth Hollywood Metro Red Line station? You may want to safeguard your electronics and pricey possessions. Crime around the station rose 19 percent, police told the Contra Costa Times....
  • Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS

    Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS
    There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter. Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...