| May 22, 2009
Today's topic: The failure of the propositions didn't eliminate the need for budget reform. What are the right steps for California to take to prevent the next fiscal meltdown? Daniel J.B. Mitchell and Tom Campbell finish their discussion on the state...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Inspire your children's inner builder at these engineering wonders constructed with steel, glass, timber and more.
1. Brooklyn Bridge, New York. This star of movies and marathons connects the island of Manhattan with the borough of Brooklyn. Opened in...
| Jun 24, 2009
| 12:41 PM
I've got exercise-induced asthma, and I'm sure it's not helping me any that my running workouts are usually during rush hour and take me over the Brooklyn Bridge and its car-choked roadway. Pollution is a concern for all outdoor exercisers, for...
| Jun 16, 2009
| 2:13 PM
Taking the kids to the Big Apple may seem like a daunting task, but New York is actually one of America's best cities for a family vacation. Almost every child knows something about New York from movies, books and television. This...
| Aug 31, 2009
| 5:14 PM
The attorney for an Ohio runaway who said her Muslim father would kill her for converting to Christianity, on Monday said the real danger is her father's mosque.
John Stemberger, attorney, conservative Christian activist and leader of the Florida...
| Sep 26, 2009
Ken Burns is a matchmaker with a camera. He has introduced Americans to themselves, to their history, with documentaries such as "The Civil War." He also used the "pan and scan" camera technique to make still images of the long-dead seem alive on the...
| Mar 25, 2009
When I moved from Los Angeles to Manhattan, one of the first things I learned was that I had a lot to learn about pizza. One doesn't stand in line but on line; it's not "for here or to go" but "to stay or take away"; and don't order "a piece of pizza" --...
| Jan 1, 2010
Waves whipped up by frigid north winds crashed over some of the Thimble Islands, an archipelago of pink granite islands in Long Island Sound.
Pitch pines and cedar trees swayed on top of a rocky outcropping. A lonely swing hanging from an oak tree waited...
| Jun 10, 2010
Banks are rightly taking a lot of heat for their part in our economy's dismal state. So when a positive bank story surfaces, it deserves to be told. And by a remarkable coincidence, we have one right here in Newport Beach.
This positive bank story...
| Mar 29, 2009
The Inner Circle reporters' charity spoof Saturday at the New York Hilton offered this material: A look ahead to 2030 when the toll on the Brooklyn Bridge is $25 -- to cross on foot. Bloomberg didn't like his poll......
| Dec 3, 2010
NEW YORK â The New York Police Department has been commended for a new method to catch trespassers -- the small, furry ones running loose at the headquarters of the nation's largest department. The strategy? Spring-loaded mousetraps. The department had....