| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:14 AM
The last couple of months have been rough for bar closings, but it looks like October is tipping the balance and then some with a slew of new openings.
First up: Hourglass Brewery, which is opening the doors to the public today at their new facility and...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:00 PM
As California's Republican Party contemplates its way out of the political wilderness, most of the public debate has focused on questions of ideology: Can social conservatives stomach moderation on issues such as abortion or gay marriage in exchange for...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:19 AM
When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee.
When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
When she got married in...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:13 AM
A recent report by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ranked the 50 states plus Washington, D.C. by how much alcohol the average resident consumes each year.
Looking at a map of which states are down with the beer, wine and liquor,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:13 PM
It took goalkeeper Tim Howard years to become an overnight sensation, so he wasn't overwhelmed by the effusive praise he received for his acrobatic performance Tuesday in the U.S. World Cup team's round-of-16 loss to Belgium.
"I just keep my feet on the...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Beverly Hills institution Kate Mantilini, opened by the late actor Harry Lewis and wife Marilyn in the 1980s, has announced it will close June 14 after 27 years.
The restaurant, which was part of Lewis' Hamburger Hamlet umbrella of restaurants,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell. Virginia's governor from 2009 through 2013, he is facing 14 federal corruption charges for accepting gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman, Jonnie R. Williams St. McDonnell previously served as Virginia...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It was 10 minutes before showtime and Joni Naber was putting the final touches on her costume — a blue explosion of tassels and sequins that wasn't doing a very good job of covering her body.
"Come here and feel this!" she called out, grabbing a...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The death of James Brady has been ruled a homicide after a Virginia medical examiner's office determined the gunshot wound he suffered in 1981 led to his death earlier this week, police officials told the Los Angeles Times.
Gwendolyn Crump, chief...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The death on Monday of President Ronald Reagan's press secretary has been ruled a homicide — a result of the gunshot wound he suffered in an assassination attempt on Reagan in 1981, according to Washington, D.C., police department spokeswoman.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Hampton program encourages farming via tax program
Hampton is among the few Virginia cities enrolled in a state program created to encourage farming by taxing farmers for the yield of their crops and the value of animals, and not by the fair market value...