| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:14 PM
A Glenview Greek Orthodox priest who faces a felony theft charge made his first court appearance this afternoon after missing two previously scheduled hearings.
The Rev. James Dokos, 62, stood before a court commissioner in a Milwaukee County...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Tamar Iveri, an operatic soprano from the former Soviet republic of Georgia, has been fired from a production in Australia following remarks about gay people that appeared on her Facebook page. Iveri was supposed to appear in a staging of Verdi's "Otello,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:30 PM
(Andre the) giant sale: Stop by the Obey warehouse sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2722 Michelson Drive, Irvine, to save up to 85% on men's and women's lifestyle clothing and accessories. Information: obeyclothing.com....
| May 25, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Pope Francis made a surprise stop on Sunday at the wall Palestinians abhor as a symbol of Israeli oppression, and later invited presidents from both sides of the divide to the Vatican to pray for peace.
In an image likely to become one of the most...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Israeli and Palestinian presidents meet in an unprecedented prayer meeting with Pope Francis on Sunday, a gesture he hopes will "re-create a desire, a possibility" of eventually relaunching the Middle East's stalled peace process.
The Vatican has played...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Greek food, music and dancing are the draw at the annual Newport News Greek Festival, taking place this year from May 29-June 1.
Under a large tent set up on the grounds of the Orthodox Church, guests can enjoy favorite Greek dishes such as moussaka,...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:22 PM
If you see a pillar of flame this weekend at Costa Mesa's Fish Fry and Carnival, it won't be a case of fish over-frying.
Rather, it will be the flaming cheese.
That's the American term, at least, for saganaki, a Greek delicacy made by frying a block...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
He has no high-profile endorsements. His last name is often misspelled.
And many voters have no idea he's the guy who spoke publicly of inmate abuse and ordered up audits of jail brutality nearly two years before former Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.
"We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:04 PM
KGB agents are apparently not taught history, or so it would seem from Vladimir Putin's recent statement that only "God knows" how a portion of southeastern Ukraine ever became part of that country. The Russian president refers to the region as "New...
| May 8, 2014
As Europe marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, the war that destroyed Old Europe, far-right parties are gaining ground across New Europe.
Most of the far-right parties are pro-Russia, opposing U.S. and European Union efforts to...