| Jul 24, 2011
From the front door of the house to the back is a straight shot unbroken by walls, handy for pacing, 24 steps each way.
It is a small house on a small lot in Highland Park, a Los Angeles neighborhood that was on its way up until the recession. The...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 11:38 AM
— When Efrain Hernandez couldn't seal a deal before the first-time home buyer tax credit expired this year, he lost faith that he would ever own a house in this real estate climate.
But the enforced wait got him more than the $8,000 federal tax...
| Aug 26, 2011
The burly construction workers ignore the lanky man as he dips beneath steel beams, plods through muddy puddles and inches his way past the spinning barrel of a cement mixer. In his neat jeans, button-down shirt and leather brogues, he clearly is not...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:49 AM
For the U.S. team at the World Track and Field Championships, this was a day to reprise ancient history.
Lashinda Demus became the first U.S. champion in the women's 400-meter hurdles since Kim Batten in 1995.
Jesse Williams won the first U.S. medal...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:44 PM
The Town of Ocean City is set to consider the addition of an aerial tram ride that would fly high above the boardwalk from the inlet parking lot to 27th Street.
The proposal for the $10 million attraction comes from Trey Winstead, who has also...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:57 AM
"If I loved You, I Would Tell You This: Stories"
By Robin Black
Random House.Pp.278. $24.00
Now that “Lost” has ended, and before you find another addiction of choice to fill your otherwise vacant evenings, try this debut of story writer...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 5:13 PM
Receiver Rayshon Williams (6-1, 190), who is from Mullen High in Denver, Colo., is following in his cousin's footsteps and is headed to UCF.
Williams confirmed via Facebook that he committed to UCF Sunday.
He is a legacy for the Knights. His cousin is...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:25 PM
UCF coach George O'Leary told fans during a National Signing Day party he was confident there was more good news to come Thursday.
Four-star Colorado linebacker Leilon Willingham helped O'Leary deliver on his prediction, signing a letter of intent to...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Three UCF players testified coach George O'Leary never ordered water and athletic trainers be removed from Ereck Plancher's final workout.
Plancher collapsed and died following offseason conditioning drills at the UCF football complex on March 18, 2008....
| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:07 PM
UCF won one of the biggest recruiting battles of coach George O'Leary's tenure when Denver linebacker Leilon Willingham picked the Knights over Michigan and Colorado.
Willingham and receiver Rayshon Williams, teammates at Denver's Mullen High, announced...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 1:55 PM
By Allison Amend
Louisiana State University Press, $18.95
Reviewed By Lynna Williams, special to the Tribune
Allison Amend has taken an historical fact—the first Jewish settler in Oklahoma was named Bogy (or Boggy) Johnson—...