| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
"Universal Peace Through Universal Brotherhood" will be the theme of a program Sept. 24 at South Florida Hindu Temple. The program, along with speeches, prayers and dinner, is set for 5:30-8:45 p.m. at the temple, 13010 W. Griffin Road.
Speaking will be...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:51 PM
The International Princess Project headquarters near John Wayne Airport stocks thousands of pairs of brilliantly-colored, batik-style drawstring pants known as PUNJAMMIES.
This trademarked line of textile wear with an Indian twist targets Western women...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Shantel Vachani and Audel De La Torre first met on MySpace in 2006, but when it was time to think about commitment, Vachani wasn’t sure they had enough in common. “Don’t worry,” De La Torre told her, “In 50 years we’...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:15 PM
A Springfield couple is concerned about what their kids are seeing from their own backyard. Their concerns caused Springfield-Greene County Health Department officials to research an extreme body modification trend. The body modification is called...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:38 AM
A pastor supporting Rick Perry calls Mormonism a "cult." Is that untrue?
Well, what's the difference between a "cult" and a "religion"? Not easy to say. Many people think they know the difference when they see it. Scientology and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon'...
| May 9, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Here is the list of every past Preakness winner.
2011 - Shackleford
2010 - Lookin at Lucky
2009 - Rachel Alexandra
2008 - Big Brown
2007 - Curlin
2006 - Bernardini
2005 - Afleet Alex
2004 - Smarty Jones
2003 - Funny Cide
2002 - War Emblem...
| May 13, 2011
| 3:11 PM
COSTA MESA — Fourteen Costa Mesa High School freshmen rolled out of bed Friday morning and, fueled by chocolate-chip pancakes, accomplished a rare academic feat.
Teacher JoMarie Hayes said that these students in her Advanced Placement human...
| May 22, 2011
Rachel Airey's letter to the editor ("Disgusted by anti-Muslim bigotry" May 16 ) says this "ignorance and prejudice sickens her and makes her ashamed of this country." She says "It's even more sad when polls proclaim that many citizens are wary of Islamic...
| Nov 27, 2011
What traveler hasn't landed in a dreamed-of destination and found it crawling with tourists, fast-food franchises, name-brand stores and dollar-a-beer bars? The good bones of Charleston, S.C., which made the World Monuments Fund's list of imperiled...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 11:48 AM
John Kissee says comic books and “the stranger side of pop culture” have informed his illustrations since he was “a happy, imaginative, weird little kid.” After earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Florida International...
| Jun 19, 2011
For thousands of years, the high, arid San Luis Valley has spawned tales of the strange and the fantastic.
Native Americans called it the Bloodless Valley, setting aside their weapons as they made vision quests up sacred Blanca Peak, the great sentinel...