| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:05 AM
My wife and I and a smattering of music aficionados witnessed history on Thursday night at the California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta.
The evening of jazz performed by Valley Jazz, Imperial Valley College’s Pacific Fire and the jazz bands from...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:44 PM
For the first time since 13-year-old Jessica Funk-Haslam was found dead in Rosemont Community Park, Tuesday, March 5, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is indicating this murder case is, "solvable."
As detectives close in on who killed the...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:51 PM
It may be the nerdiest days celebrated by math enthusiests worldwide. It's Pi Day adn Albert Einstein's Birthday.
The intellectual students at Rice University really let loose and celebrated with 2012 pies.
Bill Courtney, Rice University Director of...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:15 PM
A Wednesday night crew moving at Friday night speeds at Celia's in Rosemont as hundreds of people decided on dinner out to bring in money for 13-year-old Jessica Funk- Haslam's funeral.
Thirty percent of all proceeds from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. were being...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Investigators say a teen found dead near a softball dugout last week spent a several hours in Rosemont Community Park before she was killed. They also say homeowners next to the park heard screams in the park between 8 and 9 pm and then a male voice. Kids...
| Jul 4, 2011
Former president helped Brazil tame inflation
Itamar Franco, 81, former Brazilian president who in the 1990s tamed inflation in Latin America's biggest country, died of a stroke Saturday at Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital, the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:33 PM
It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
| Jul 13, 2011
To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic.
The idea that...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 4:28 PM
The letter was written on June 10, 1939, to a New York businessman for his efforts in helping Jewish refugees from Europe.
To some $14,000 may seem like a nominal amount considering the author of the letter, but it was double the price the auction house...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Giving a "muffin test" to people at risk for diabetes might help doctors diagnose the disease and its warning signs, according to a new study.
Tests for diabetes and its precursor, impaired glucose tolerance, check how well...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 5:39 PM
He was an abandoned child who grew up with the unshakable belief that he was destined to be a prince. How arrogant and sensible of him.
His personal hygiene was bad. He often wore no shoes and liked to stick his feet in the toilet. His food faddery was...