| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Pacific City, LEED, Little League, Angela Rocco DeCarlo, Paul Cross, Makar Development
Now that the dormant Pacific City project on Pacific Coast Highway is showing signs of life, it is all but certain that a prior $20-million promise of Pacific City for...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:36 PM
9:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 2004: Heritage vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48
11 a.m. Tennis: Western & Southern Open quarterfinals (in Mason, Ohio).--ESPN2
11:30 a.m. Softball: RBI World Series (in Minneapolis).--MLB Network
12:30 p.m. Golf: Champions...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:13 AM
They made history with one swing of the bat, and with one phone call they made a difference.
"They are just so giving and it is so touching to me that our moms and dads in this community have raised such wonderful boys to be so caring and giving," said...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:53 AM
It appears there are a lot of fans of the Little League World Series, and I have heard from many of them. My innocuous comments, at least I thought they were innocuous, that national coverage of Little League World Series may be excessive generated more...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
| Mar 21, 2011
Despite the rumble of locomotives idling on a track just a few yards away, there's a sense of serenity at a memorial tucked into the foothills of the Tehachapi Mountains southeast of Bakersfield.
Statues of St. Francis of Assisi and Our Lady of Guadalupe...
| Jun 29, 2011
Boys tossed around a baseball in the front yard at Theofanis Yianas' house in Palatine. Three little girls ran a lemonade stand in his driveway and other children were drawing brightly colored pictures with chalk.
But this was no ordinary play date. This...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:42 AM
If you compiled a roster of world-class athletes with asthma, the list would be long — and impressive. From marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe, to former NBA stars Dennis Rodman and Dominique Wilkins, to tennis star Mary Joe Fernandez...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:45 PM
When he blasted WWE's higher-ups on live TV, CM Punk had GQ, ESPN and "The Jimmy Kimmel Show" banging on his door. TMZ and CNN interviewed him about his recent Twitter feud with pop star Chris Brown. But on this particular March afternoon on the Blue Line...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:01 PM
South Williamsport, Pa. -- Nick Pratto connected for a two-out, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead Huntington Beach's Ocean View team to the Little League World Series championship.
Ocean View beat Hamamtsu City, Japan, 2-1,...
| Jan 9, 2011
During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician.
But in putting...