| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:43 PM
SANTA ANA — Last year it was Mike Carpenter's 25-foot eagle putt that proved to be a memorable, heroic shot for Big Canyon Country Club's Jones Cup victory.
This year, it was head pro Robert Pang who stepped up with the seemingly improbable...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
After 10 months of writing and researching five hours a day, umpteen thousand words and 66 chapters, I'm pages away from completing my book. I'm hoping to finish today; however I must complete this column, teach at the Leadership Institute in San...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Christopher Robinson was struggling to accept the end of his relationship with Marie Hartman, continuing to send her text messages and flowers even as his relatives told him he needed to move on.
Early Sunday morning, Robinson, a Baltimore police...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Friends and family remembered Baltimore firefighter Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, who died early Sunday as the victim in a suspected murder-suicide, as a hero dedicated to the fire department.
Fire Chief Jeffrey Segal issued a statement regarding Hoffman'...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Joe DeFilippo felt so moved reading about slain Baltimore Civil Rights worker William Lewis Moore that he wrote a song about the postal worker who was killed 50 years ago in Alabama.
DeFilippo, a 36-year Baltimore County Public Schools teacher, felt...
| Nov 3, 2013
When last we read Theresa Schwegel, she was four fine novels into a successful career.
The first book, "Officer Down" (2005) won the prestigious Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author. That was followed by "Probable Cause" (2007),...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:06 PM
America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero.
I nominate Michael J. Fox.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:01 PM
This will be an extraordinary weekend for Connecticut residents William H. Hincks and Kierran Broatch.
Today, the two men will join 12,000 other blue- and gray-clad participants in the conclusion of a three-day re-enactment commemorating the 150th...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 3:18 PM
It was clear from the beginning that Andrew Hoffman was born to be a firefighter.
His father and grandfather were respected members of the city force. He wore a red fireman's hat at his first birthday party. And after hiding in a freezer during a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
After a terrific turn in last year's fine indie drama "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," Logan Lerman is back in franchise-land. This time, the engaging young actor reprises his role as earnest demigod (that is, half human-half god) Percy Jackson in the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:53 PM
The intertwined history of the Jewish Reches family of Mount Washington and Greenspring and the Roman Catholic Staszczak-Wrobel family of Poland is extraordinary, and extraordinarily inspiring.
When family members recount it at schools, churches,...