| May 27, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Police across Orange County will ramp up enforcement this holiday weekend in an effort to dissuade people from driving drunk.
DUI saturation patrols will be out Saturday and Sunday nights in Newport Beach, Irvine and Laguna Beach, according to a...
| May 29, 2011
SAN DIEGO -- Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and for law enforcement agencies it means a rise in summer celebrating with people drinking and driving.
In response to a successful "Avoid the 14" campaign around the winter holidays,...
| Jun 30, 2011
Dine by the vines at Chamard Vineyards (115 Cow Hill Road, Clinton; 860-664-0299, chamard.com), hosting an al fresco Singer-Songwriter and Food Truck Series that pairs live tunes with good eats throughout the summer from 5:30-8:30 p.m. On July 2, it's...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Ya gotta give Sylvester Salcedo credit: it’s not every Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate who’d drive 2,000 miles to stage a campaign stunt in a Mexican border town where litter problems can include severed heads.
Salcedo made the trip last...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Ah, it's feeling more and more like Summer every day. And speaking of summer, the Republican and Democratic primaries for Joe Lieberman's soon to be vacant Senate seat are in August. So, first, let's take a look at the Democrats.
Chris Murphy, a...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:22 PM
An angry Lee Whitnum says she’s fed up and is leaving the Connecticut Democratic Party and the feeling appears to be mutual among at least some state Democratic leaders.
Several members of the Democratic State Central Committee are urging passage...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Drivers who talk or text on their phones now have a new name “zombies”. The reason for the moniker is that zombies and distracted drivers have quite a bit in common.
“You’re using about a third less of your brain,” explained...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:35 PM
An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Anyone who’s watched Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary on America’s disastrous experiment with Prohibition may have noticed some stinging similarities to America’s 40-year-old war on drugs.
At least Silvester Salcedo hopes you have....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:57 AM
House Speaker John Boehner is a master of euphemisms. Since taking back the House, he and his party have spurned every chance to pass a jobs bill but have somehow equated taxes with unemployment by insisting, at every opportunity, that the rich are "job...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
SANTA BARBARA (KTLA) - The "Avoid the 12" DUI Campaign will be deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI / Drivers License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide in Santa Barbara County to arrest impaired drivers who still don't get the...