| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:54 AM
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:23 PM
It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale.
In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:12 AM
Though Red Ribbon Week is traditionally known as a week to wear small, red ribbons in an effort to promote anti-drug efforts, only family members and certain law enforcement of the Imperial Valley know the whole story about the heroism of slain Drug...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 4:14 AM
While the anti-drug “Red Ribbon Week” campaign ends this weekend an ever-present question always tends to be surrounding the actual roots of Red Ribbon started.
Various accounts as to the actual origins of Red Ribbon Week and its relationship...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 5:05 PM
CALEXICO — A drug-free reminder will be watching over the students at Enrique Camarena Junior High School in the form of a new mural of a hometown hero.
Students and staff in the After School Education and Safety program worked on the image of...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:47 AM
"Now is not my time." Five simple words uttered by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Tuesday that officially keep him on the sidelines for 2012. Then again, if you ask him, he was never in anyways.
While some may view Gov. Christie's decisions to take a...
| Dec 11, 2011
Ron Fletcher, a former dancer and choreographer who helped popularize the Pilates exercise system when he opened the first West Coast studio in 1972, died Tuesday at his home in Stonewall, Texas. He was 90.
The cause was congestive heart failure, said...
| Dec 13, 2011
For weeks the media has complained that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been shielded from probing interviews. The criticism is valid. With the exception of a recent Bret Baier interview on Fox News Channel, Romney's staffers have...
| Jun 8, 2011
Joan Luther, a longtime restaurant publicist who began her career at the Brown Derby and Hollywood Park in the late 1940s and helped promote nearly every major chef in Los Angeles, died Monday at her Beverly Hills home after a series of strokes, according...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 8:11 PM
I really didn’t want to go on the job interview, but my journalism counselor told me it would give me a boost to my career.
I had only worked at the Valley College library for two weeks when professor Leo Garapedian called me into his office down...
| Mar 28, 2009
I'm having a hard time forming an opinion about First Lady Michelle Obama, mostly because there are already so many out there, and they're almost uniformly inane.
There's the constant clucking about her wardrobe: the election night "lava lamp" dress, the...