| Apr 27, 2011
Richard P. McKee, a chemistry professor who was so offended by a Glendora official's effort to thwart public comment at a meeting that he became one of California's most effective advocates for open government, died Saturday at his home in La Verne. He...
| Jan 28, 2011
When a record label's female vocal groups include the Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas, it's easy to see why the Marvelettes are often relegated to footnote status. But the Detroit group has a unique distinction in the saga of Motown Records —...
| May 13, 2011
Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
| Mar 13, 2011
Sam Chwat was a master of accents who taught Robert De Niro to talk like an Appalachian ex-convict, Olympia Dukakis to talk like a Holocaust survivor and Peter Boyle to talk like a bigot from the Deep South. A modern-day Henry Higgins, he also trained...
| Apr 14, 2011
I've always loved Passover, ever since I was a little girl. Long before I understood it as the Festival of Freedom that celebrates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt, to me it was the holiday of difference. Indeed, it was — and...
| Jan 26, 2011
Rick Gollinger grew up in a hunting family with a kitchen that was regularly full of game.
Unfortunately, his mother — who was otherwise a great cook — followed her generation's technique of overcooking, or "killing game a second time in...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Coveted Winter Park athlete Dvario Montgomery stands off to the side of the Winter Park practice field with his wide receiver coach Sinclair Brown.
A lovebug flies around Montgomery’s head. Soon others start circling the star receiver/linebacker...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 11:54 PM
Yulee High running back Derrick Henry is used to dominating opponents on the football field.
The 5,263 rushing yards and 65 touchdowns he has accumulated during his freshman and sophomore seasons are proof of that.
But now the junior-to-be is...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:23 PM
PUEBLO, CO. -- The Dougherty gang, accused of carrying out a multi-state crime rampage that set off a national manhunt, was sentenced to prison in Colorado on Monday and will probably be extradited to Georgia to face more charges.
Ryan Dougherty, 22,...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Lollapalooza: More than 130 bands and artists on eight stages play 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday in Grant Park; all three days sold out.
Kid Cudi (9 p.m., Perry’s): Psychedelic soundscapes, introspective funk,...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 9:27 PM
The Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 is a wrap. And here’s our wrap-up of Sunday’s action in Union Park, with reporting once again from your truly (GK), the tireless Bob Gendron (BG) and the ever-vigilant Kevin Pang handling video and editing....