| Jun 20, 2012
On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:44 PM
LEE, William Shields
9/20/1915 – 6/30/2012
Our father passed away peacefully recently following a brief illness. He was born on September 20, 1915 to Judge William Erwin Lee and Madeline Shields Lee. He was raised initially in Moscow, Idaho but...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Keli Smith Puzo ran out of options early last month.
Her 9-month-old son, Ian, had a highly contagious virus, and her babysitter was incapacitated with the stomach flu. More than 2,000 miles from friends and family, the U.S. women's field hockey...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Stockton city leaders say that they decided to file for bankruptcy to protect their citizens from further police and fire cuts, but that decision could cost other cities big bucks.
"I think it’s fair to say that California municipalities will pay...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Marjorie Lee Rahtz, 90, of Glendale CA passed away on June 27, 2012 at Verdugo Hills Hospital after a long illness. Mom joins her husband Ralph of 63 years in eternal glory. Mom is survived by six of her children; Chris and Linda Raitz of San Clemente,...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Claire Ahern Shaklee
Resident of Newport Beach.
Born in San Francisco on
4/22/26 as Claire Ahern. She
was the youngest of 6 children
and had several brothers
that were San Francisco
fireman. She passed away in
Newport Beach, CA. peacefully
in her sleep...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:10 AM
A day after federal prosecutors moved to shutter the country's largest medical marijuana dispensary, city leaders and other officials came to the defense of Harborside Health Center, warning of dire economic and social consequences if Oakland's...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:35 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — A CIF Southern Section girls' water polo title is not won in July, but the members of the Newport Harbor girls' water polo team feel comfortable with the pieces they have in place.
The defending Division 1 champions are expected to...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Kiss and Motley Crue performed at Jiffy Lube Live on Friday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there.
Thirty years after they first toured together, Kiss and Motley Crue are back out on the road, opening their 2012 summer tour on an...