| May 6, 2014
| 2:09 PM
In Wednesday’s column, I highlighted what I called “Milestones of Humanity” – amazing benchmarks reached by Central Florida’s nonprofit community.
It started with Give Kids the World – which hosted its 130,000 kid...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Jason Derulo might as well move to Chicago at this point.
The “Whatcha Say” singer was just announced as the headliner for Macy’s Glamorama Aug. 8 at Harris Theater in Millennium Park. The annual fashion show – this year dubbed...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Preventing and managing chronic diseases has taken center stage with local health systems trying to control costs and improve outcomes for patients.
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes on the second and fourth...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Twenty-two local residents who have completed six months of provisional training were welcomed this month as new members of the La Caņada Junior Women’s Club. Sharing the honors of presenting each with a flute of champagne and an orchid plant were...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:17 PM
CHICAGO -- A trip to Disneyland did not accompany Stanley Johnson's unprecedented fourth upper-division California state championship, but the Windy City is the place to be this week anyway.
Hours after the 6-foot-6 Arizona recruit led Mater Dei to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Solar installer SolarCity Corp. has figured out a way to tap retail investors willing to earn green by going green.
The San Mateo company on Wednesday said it plans to offer a way to buy investment products similar to bonds. Instead of being backed by...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:02 PM
That golden guy had his big night out last Sunday when Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 86th Academy Award ceremony at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre. Thank goodness Friday's and Saturday's deluge had abated and didn't flood the red carpet arrivals of the stars....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Hollywood character actor Luis Guzman (“Boogie Nights”) visited Polish & Pour nail salon in Old Town Saturday with some of his “Mind Games” castmates. On Sunday, Guzman watched playoff football and ate wings at Municipal Bar +...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:28 PM
She's only 29 years old, but Misty Diaz has undergone 28 major surgeries.
Doctors have done everything from repairing her intestines to retethering her spinal cord and providing her with balance necessary to stand up without toppling over, tie her...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
At a time when everyone was moving out of Detroit, they moved in.
In a world where everyone wants bigger and better, they went smaller and worse.
In a country where people often pay lip service to making a difference in their community, they actually...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Trick or Treat in the Heat, a popular fundraiser involving several neighborhoods, will have a change of venue this fall in Eagle River. It started as way to bring families together to remember a little boy who lost his battle to leukemia eight years ago...