| Jul 31, 2010
| 6:10 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Linda Sneen's name.
COSTA MESA — School's out but the school board race is in session. A small group of candidates have taken out papers to run in the Nov. 2 election.
As the 5 p.m. Aug. 9 deadline...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 1:30 AM
1849: The California gold rush began in earnest as regular steamship service started bringing gold-seekers to San Francisco.
1911: President William Howard Taft nominated William H. Lewis to be the first black Assistant Attorney General of the United...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:14 PM
What better way to celebrate Presidents Day weekend than getting up close and personal with all 43 presidents — well, their lifelike wax figures, that is.
The Presidents Gallery at Madame Tussauds Washington opens this week with an unveiling of the...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Sesquicentennial events abound as the four-year observance of the Civil War begins this week. Here's a sampler of those upcoming in the next few months:
Baltimore, April 15-17: Commemorative events, living-history exhibits and a grand...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:00 PM
It has been 100 years since Baltimore's ladies of the gentry decided to call attention to their efforts to beautify the city by holding a Flower Mart at the base of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, selling crab cakes their cooks prepared and...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 9:14 PM
The 111th United States Open Golf Championship will take place next week at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., just outside of Washington, D.C.
It’s a relatively easy drive of about three hours for those from the area who have tickets...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:56 PM
On September 26th, 1911, President William Howard Taft came to Hutchinson to lay the Municipal Building’s cornerstone. Today, he made a return visit. Patriotic music and residents welcomed a thinner President Taft and Hutchinson's mayor.
| Sep 15, 2011
| 1:05 AM
1857: William Howard Taft - who served as President of the United States and as U.S. chief justice - was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.1953: The Nuremberg Laws deprived German Jews of their citizenship.
1961: The United States began Operation Nougat, a...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - This month, the South Dakota State Historical Society is noting the 100th anniversary of President William Howard Taft's visit to the state.
In October of 1911, President Taft made a three-day visit through South Dakota. It was the homeward leg...
| Dec 2, 2011
Theodore Roosevelt was such a magnetic personality that his life story has been the subject for many authors. Edmund Morris has such a profound and enduring admiration for the former president that he has published his third volume, “Colonel...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The general rap against the Occupy Wall Street movement is that it has no clear leadership or goals. And a complaint of some Democrats against President Obama is that he hasn't found a way to get in front of it and harness its energy to work for his re-...