| Mar 11, 2010
Two words seem a preposterous start. Two words, French at that, to begin unveiling basketball's most famous active coach, a hard-boiled, military-trained CEO addicted to the privileges, rewards and burdens of leadership.
| Mar 26, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Geraldine A. Ferraro, the savvy New York Democrat who was embraced as a symbol of women's equality in 1984 when she became the first woman nominated for vice president by a major party, died Saturday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 5:23 PM
In just the last week, Sarah Palin's daughter nearly won Dancing With The Stars, her latest book hit the shelves and Barbara Bush said she should stay in Alaska. In other words, the former Alaskan governor has continued to dominate the headlines.
| Dec 2, 2010
| 5:32 PM
Remembering artist Chris Medina
A large gathering of Chris Medina's friends recently held a celebration of his life at the home of Bren and Terry Briano in Canyon Acres, after the 40-year-old unexpectedly died from heart failure on November 6....
| May 4, 2011
| 10:00 PM
It may just be a few inches long, but a tiny edible car is causing a mouthful of issues at Barbara Bush Middle School.
“It’s unfair,” said Yuki Takahashi.
The car looks innocent enough. It’s made of one Rice Krispy Treat, a...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 9:51 PM
IRVINE — A performance of the Ninth Symphony is always full of eagerness.
When is that massive choir in the back going to sing? When do the soloists come out? Is the third movement over?
Big questions, to be sure. But then, after some 45 minutes...
| Mar 2, 2011
Everyone supports physical fitness, it appears, until first lady Michelle Obama calls for it.
That's where the sensible folks begin to split off from the wingnuts.
Fortunately, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, now a...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Brendan Madigan's recommendation that Maryland follow the lead of Texas is quite interesting ("A Texas solution to Maryland Jobs," June 23).
Is he aware that the "Texas miracle" has led to a budget deficit expected to run as high as $25 billion over...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Former Gov. George Ryan was with his ailing wife Lura Lynn as she was taken off a respirator and died at a Kankakee hospital Monday.
Ryan was temporarily released from prison in Terre Haute, Ind. so he could be at her bedside during her final hours,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Barry H. Landau has rubbed elbows with presidents, helped plan inaugurations, and claims one of the largest collections of Oval Office memorabilia outside museums and presidential libraries. His Manhattan apartment includes a collection of china from...
| Jul 12, 2011
Message to President Barack Obama: Give peas a chance.
That's the reaction of the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council to the president's urging of budget negotiators to make the difficult choices necessary to reach a "grand bargain" to raise the nation's debt...