| May 2, 2011
| 9:45 PM
The Mormon church's tradition of music, particularly vocal performance, is as strong as any. President Ronald Reagan dubbed the Mormon Tabernacle Choir "America's Choir." It counts Emmys and Grammys among its accomplishments and an extensive library of...
| May 4, 2011
"The Book of Mormon" — the irreverent Broadway musical from the creators of TV's "South Park" — led the Tony Award nominations Tuesday with 14 nods, including best musical. The satirical comedy about a pair of bumbling Mormon missionaries on a...
| May 6, 2011
| 10:52 AM
New gravestone markers for a controversial cemetery could be made by Californian inmates.
The California Prison Industry Authority has offered to make and install replacement markers for the Mormon Island Cemetery.
The gravestones currently read “...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About...
• Mainstream media binges on Osama bin Laden's death. His demise marked with wreath-laying by President Obama at Ground Zero (Gov. Dannel Malloy among those who attended). Al-Qaida agrees he's dead, vows revenge....
| May 20, 2011
| 2:02 PM
A plan to have controversial grave markers remade and replaced by California inmates will be discussed by County Officials next week.
Tuesday, May 24th, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will hear more details and discuss a proposal to have the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. What are your thoughts on this day?
I am yearning for the goodness of humanity.
I long to stand soft together in silence with people of many nations, our hats in our hands and...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:30 PM
A few years ago, my son-in-law enrolled for a master's degree at a renowned theological seminary.
Soon after, he was asked to meet with the admissions director. He was asked if he was a Mormon, to which he replied "yes." He was then informed that...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Phillip Amone was so excited about his trip this week toBrigham Young University that he almost sounded as if he could have committed before even stepping foot in Provo, Utah.
But he waited. He even waited a day-and-a-half after arriving in Provo on...
| Jun 5, 2011
Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations.
Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 3:11 PM
The first Mormon temple in South Florida will rise on 14 acres at I-75 and Griffin Road in Davie, with groundbreaking on June 18, Mormon leaders announced Tuesday.
With a spire reaching nearly 100 feet, topped by a golden angel, the 25,000-square-foot...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:05 PM
A headstone has been stolen from the controversial Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery. The marker read “Unknown, moved from Nigger Hill Cemetery.” Now, the county is removing all the stones to prevent more thefts.
Recently, there have been...