| Mar 20, 2015
| 7:32 AM
If you're wondering what to put in your child's school lunch box that will be nutritious, quick and well-received by picky eaters, 52 School Lunches app comes to the rescue. The app is for busy parents who want delicious and fun recipes to keep kids happy...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:12 AM
The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Lake County is hosting "Vegetable Garden Pests, Diseases and Other Problems" at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares.
| Mar 9, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Odessian T. Torres, 20, of the 1200 block of Angeline Drive, South Elgin, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of burglary following a Feb. 8 incident. According to Elgin police, an Elgin resident told police a Kindle Fire, iPod, backpack and several...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:06 PM
EUSTIS — Levi Kaplan was on fire at the Lake County Spelling Bee.
The fifth-grader at Seminole Springs Elementary School in Eustis correctly spelled F-L-A-M-B-`E for the win at the Eustis Community Center.
"It's great and it's been a really good...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 10:36 AM
J.K. Rowling has been very protective of Harry Potter, not letting her boy wizard jump into the e-book format until 2012. When he finally did, it was part of a universe she controlled, Pottermore.
Now the seven original Harry Potter books are...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:09 AM
Some say the devil’s greatest trick was convincing the world he doesn’t exist. I say it was convincing parents that computers can be educational.
I learned this the hard way over Christmas when my wife and I, stumped about what to get our...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who burglarized several medical offices at Hoag Medical Center this month.
The man forced his way into the building at 19582 Beach Blvd. at about 12:25 a.m. Dec. 6, police said.
The suspect, who was seen...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Some say the devil's greatest trick was convincing the world he doesn't exist. I say it was convincing parents that computers can be educational.
I learned this the hard way over Christmas when my wife and I, stumped about what to get our middle school-...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
If tech devices will be under the tree on Christmas morning, parents would be wise to crack them open before the kids do.
"A lot of tech toys say 'plug-and-play,' but you might have to log in and establish a user name and password or configure the Wi-Fi...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
High school students displayed their story-writing chops in a first-ever Common Core writing competition among 10th-graders in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
Winners were announced in a ceremony last week. Hannah Schoenbaum's story, "Nature's...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:47 PM
For her family, Lois Kuykendall Hild was the anchor: mother who injected meaning into the phrase "home is where the heart is."
From an early age, she sought permanence in people, not places. Her father's work and her brother's bronchitis meant...