| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar.
The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Virginia House of Delegates initially planed to come back into session the week of Sept. 22 to debate Medicaid expansion. That's been moved up to Thursday, Sept. 18, at noon, according to the speaker's office.
The reason? Rosh Hashanah starts at...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:31 PM
For Jason Feddy, if you bring passion to music, you'll bring soul.
The local musician, who grew up in Leeds, England, has played for 14 years at the Sawdust Art Festival and Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach. He is known for his solo performances...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Paul Mazursky, who died Monday evening at the age of 84, was a great interview.
I had the opportunity to sit down with the Oscar-nominated writer/director three years ago at his office in Beverly Hills just days before he received the Los Angeles Film...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85.
Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The fall quarter at most UC campuses will start a week later than usual and winter break will be a week shorter in the 2014-15 school year as the schools seek to avoid beginning their terms during Jewish High Holidays.
Most UC campuses will start fall...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A failure to resolvea scheduling conflict with the Orioles has jeopardized the Ravens’ chances of hosting the NFL’s 2013regular-season opener, an honor bestowed on the Super Bowl champions for the last decade.
The NFL was expected to announce...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The league’s top decision makers will spend the next three days at the posh Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix for the NFL Annual Meetings. On the agenda is voting on several potential rule changes, along with an address by commissioner Roger...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:38 AM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that there's no resolution yet to the scheduling conflict between the Ravens and the Orioles regarding Sept. 5.
Goodell did express optimism that an accommodation can be reached so the Super Bowl champion...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The Sept. 5 conflict that has the Super Bowl champion Ravens scheduled to open their season and the Orioles to host the Chicago White Sox the same night is getting a lot of buzz right now.
But as I said this morning on 105.7 The Fan’s “The...
| Aug 31, 2013
Pomegranates and dates, signature Rosh Hashanah fruits in many households, have been associated with the culture of the Holy Land since biblical times.
Both fruits made the Torah's list of the Seven Species; the honey in that list is believed to have...