| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:30 PM
In today’s political climate, there’s nothing more radical than a raging moderate, and nothing more unusual than an outspoken centrist. Moderates and centrists have no place to sit in the noisome cafeteria of modern politics, an endless battle...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 10:37 PM
Those combating the human tragedy in Japan could get a little animal help. The Sacramento Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue Team is on stand-by; they are waiting, even hoping, for a call to go to the island nation.
And as the nuclear and natural...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 12:11 PM
After over five years of planning and fundraising, Maryland's first Angel of Hope statue will be arriving in Eldersburg this fall.
The statue, which was ordered last week by Cindy Hughes, of the JOSH Foundation, will be placed in a garden near South...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:10 AM
A new therapy is using people’s own cells to give them a more youthful look.
It is called LaViv. Dr. Greg Chernoff from Indianapolis is one of only four doctors in the nation approved to offer the therapy.
“The process involves taking a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 12:29 PM
The arrest this week of four Georgia men charged with plotting to attack government officials with explosives and a biotoxin raises the question of just how big of a threat are homegrown terrorists in the United States?
While security experts obviously...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Events like the anniversary of September 11th, the Oklahoma City bombing and the recent shooting as far away as Norway can bring up difficult feelings for people who live thousands of miles away from the events.
“Disorientation, disbelief, horror,...
| Sep 10, 2011
Berkeley landscape architect Peter Walker has designed bigger projects than the 9/11 memorial in New York, but probably none has carried more weight. The opening of the eight-acre plaza Sunday marks 10 years since the terrorist attacks, and almost as many...
| Sep 17, 2011
The first California election that Kim Alexander cast a ballot in was a pip; voters decided 16 state propositions -- on creating a state lottery, capping welfare, limiting campaign contributions -- and gave their former governor, Ronald Reagan, a second...
| Sep 20, 2011
Over the years, I've run across a fair bit of prejudice against lawyers. I'll not suggest that lawyers don't earn a certain amount of disdain, but when a white, tobacco-chewing, sheriff implied that if I came through his county after dark I'd never...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:20 PM
Republican presidential contenders jousted over Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Middle East on Tuesday night in a tense national security debate that laid out sharply contrasting views on how to keep America safe from attack.
Candidates raised the...