| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:51 AM
A former Glendale councilman who was sentenced last week to one year in jail after pleading guilty to embezzlement, perjury and filing false tax returns will instead serve the remainder of this time under home confinement.
After being sentenced, John...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
In his commentary, Joe Uehlein makes some dire predictions about ecological conditions in the future ("Climate change threatens economy," April 2). He writes that flooding and coastal erosion will have an impact on port operations. He states the rising...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The old Newport Beach council chambers, which have sat largely vacant for more than a year, came to life once again on a recent Sunday.
Mayor Rush Hill was not present to call the meeting to order. The voting buttons on the dais — "yes", "no"...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Once again, Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise will be open on Easter Sunday.
Now, before you get all hot under the collar (like when Black Friday crept into Thanksgiving), remember that no one is forcing you to go shopping.
So go to church. Enjoy your...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Amazon is offering a $10 credit with the purchase of certain toy products.
Both Mattel and Fisher Price are participating in the offer. To earn the credit, shoppers must buy three Mattel or three Fisher Price toys.
Here are the rules:
"For a limited...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:52 PM
"Some people never think about the sun and the stars."
That's how poet Lucy Baldwin of Newport News described her inspiration for writing during an interview this month at her home.
For Baldwin, God, faith and nature serve as the building blocks not...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:27 PM
When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:39 PM
John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Lamb rates high among home cooks planning a family Easter feast. After all, the meat symbolizes celebration and springtime, a season when some of the best lamb is available in the markets.
But how do you cook your lamb for an Easter dinner? That's a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:21 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, a Broward-Palm Beach County Democrat, is headed to one of the world’s hot spots when Congress is off next week for its Easter-Passover recess.
Frankel, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will be part of a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:09 AM
At the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, the focus was on health, not chocolate, with exercise stations and healthy eating tips thanks to fitness-focused First Lady Michelle Obama. She even got the president, in shirtsleeves and khakis, to...