| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
"Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.
The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:27 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Peace Corps volunteers have been evacuated from Mali and non-essential U.S. diplomatic personnel have been offered flights out due to ongoing political instability following a military coup in March, the State Department said on...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Robert J. Kelleher, who helped lead tennis into the modern open era while serving as president of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Assn. and who later became a U.S. District Court judge based in Los Angeles, has died. He was 99.
Kelleher, who was also captain of the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Laguna woman to teach in Tanzania
A Laguna Beach resident and Cal State Long Beach lecturer is going to Tanzania for a 10-month fellowship.
LeeAnne Langton, who teaches in the English department, was selected for the Senior English Language Fellowship...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Imagine a hot August afternoon in 1931 and picture three dedicated Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, making their way up the hill, carrying a statue of Mary, a $5 bill and their faith in the new mission they were about to begin — Flintridge...
| Oct 8, 2012
Rita Frances Le Gette, a former teacher and homemaker, died Thursday of liver cancer at her Severna Park home, surrounded by her family. She was 74.
Friends described a woman always willing to put others before herself and lend a helping hand.
| Oct 26, 2012
Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:02 AM
SAN DIEGO - After spending nearly two years in one of the most notorious prisons in Central America for a crime he did not commit, Jason Puracal was set free.
Monday afternoon the 35-year-old and his sister thanked the California Innocence Project of San...
| May 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Three years ago, I wrote a column offering advice to my then-graduating oldest daughter. I didn't know if she would read it, let alone heed the advice, but I wrote the column anyway.
This year, daughter No. 2 is graduating from high school. I now...
| May 27, 2012
| 8:23 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,800 students graduated from University of San Diego during commencement ceremonies over the weekend.
President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services Carolyn Woo delivered the commencement address Saturday at Jenny Craig Pavilion to...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Louise Wolfe is a wizard of words, a virtuoso of vocabulary, a logician with letters.
She is, essentially, a skilled grande dame of Scrabble.
And Wolfe, 66, of Hagerstown, is hoping to spread the love. She and Vivienne Smith are hosting a Scrabble group...