| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:41 PM
We are headed into graduation week here in the Newport-Mesa area.
Because the teens in my neighborhood are graduating from Newport Harbor High School, that is the graduation I will attend.
I have received several college graduation announcements...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:57 PM
For Dolph Ziggler, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
A series of unfortunate circumstances -- Alberto Del Rio's concussion, Chris Jericho's suspension, Randy Orton's wellness policy violation -- created an opportunity for the young...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:34 PM
In 1970, preschool teachers asked Marin County psychologist Judith Wallerstein how to deal with a rash of children who couldn't sleep, cried constantly or were too aggressive with playmates. The common denominator, the teachers said, was that the...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 3:04 AM
David Ellis is an attorney in serious need of a continuance. Not that he's unprepared to face any judge or jury he might come up against; he goes through as many barrels of midnight oil as anyone on the Chicago bar. But sipping black coffee last week at a...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:20 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be mostly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 92 and north winds between 5 and 8 miles per hour. There is a 30 percent chance of precipitation. Forecasters are warning that afternoon...
| Jul 4, 2012
The third most popular Independence Day activity—after watching fireworks (No. 1) and sweating (No. 2)—is feigning smug alarm at the stupidity of our fellow Americans, according to a recent poll.
OK, not an actual poll. But that's beside...
| Jul 6, 2012
Millions of consumers will see the results of one of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act in the form of a rebate check from their insurance company this summer.
On June 21, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesannounced that 12.8 million...
| Jul 8, 2012
The public intellectual has become a rare creature in America, but Kurt Andersen has helped keep it from going extinct. He co-founded Spy magazine, was editor of New York magazine and now writes pieces like Time's 2011 person of the year story, the...
| Jul 5, 2012
It seems each time there's a natural disaster or wild weather event, photos begin floating around that look too real to be true. While some of them are actual photos and videos of the weather event, let me share a few I've seen circulating days after...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:17 PM
The past 27 hours have truly represented just how much of a "tale of two wrestling companies" fans are living in the United States right now.
On Sunday night, TNA Wrestling presented its Destination X pay-per-view, a wrestling-centric outing with a clear...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Money in the Bank is a pay-per-view that can help change the landscape of WWE for the remainder of the year.
This year's installment featured two Money in the Bank ladder matches, two title matches and a number of additional unannounced matches.