| Sep 16, 2010
| 3:10 PM
Twenty-five years of memories were shared at Police Cpl. Ted Falencki's retirement party, held Sept. 9 at the Veteran's Memorial Building.
Falencki's family and friends; co-workers, past and present; and former Explorers, whom he had trained during...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 12:59 PM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
Virgin Mobile FreeFest line-up:
noon-12:45 p.m. - Brite Lite Brite 1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Jimmy Eat World 3 p.m.-4 p.m. - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros 4 p.m.-4:30 p.m. - High tea toast with Jeremiah...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 3:02 PM
The Pritzker Military Library is what you would expect from an institution with “military” in its name: clean, orderly, symmetrical and important. The 2nd floor entry hallway is lined with framed autographed prints of the nearly 300 author...
| Dec 19, 2010
"Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...
| Jan 16, 2011
January has always been slump month when it comes to new pop music. Musicians tend to turn bearlike around this time, hibernating until conditions seem friendlier. Yet the resourceful pop lover will be anything but bored right now, with so much to reap...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run.
The Bard's most visually attractive,...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Dating someone new is tough enough without having to worry about your personal safety and a new iPhone app provides piece of mind, alerting friends and family when you get home or when you are missing in action.
The new myDate Tracker Alert app for...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 5:54 PM
Joe Flacco had impressive numbers and actually threw well through the first three quarters. He still doesn't step up in the pocket, but he played well enough to win. The best defense he faced Sunday were the restraints put on him by his...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 2:12 PM
When actor Carl Schurr takes the stage tonight in Everyman Theatre's production of "All My Sons," perhaps he will dedicate his performance to Cherry Watson.
Cherry — and not even Schurr knows whether Cherry is a he or a she — was young Carl's...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 8:26 PM
The remains of an Army Air Forces captain who went missing in action during World War II have been returned to his family and will receive a burial with full military honors off the coast of Newport Beach, the Department of Defense said.
| Nov 23, 2010
Here's a quote that recently resonated with Kanye West: "Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up." Pablo Picasso said that. West found it on a poster somewhere, took a photo, and claimed it as a statement of purpose ...