| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:49 PM
The Republican presidential campaign trail continues to take strange twists and turns, almost every time one of the candidates opens his mouth.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Mitt Romney with a razor-thin lead going into tomorrow’s...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:45 AM
If Hayley Wade were American, I'm sure she'd someday be president.
A junior at the University of Calgary, Wade recently ran for and won the position of vice-president of student life within the Canadian college's student government. She campaigned on a...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:18 AM
SAN ANTONIO — This city is known for the Alamo and the River Walk, and rightly so, but don't stop there. The small downtown is packed with interesting sites, and visitors can easily get around by trolley and river taxi. Beyond the city limits, Texas...
| May 30, 2012
Phil Collins is not the first name you associate with the Alamo. But yes, Phil Collins the musician is considered an expert on the Battle of the Alamo and owns the biggest collection of Alamo artifacts in the world. He displays them in a pristine...
| Dec 3, 2006
PARIS gave the fashion world the little black dress, Milan the perfectly tailored jacket. And Los Angeles? The Juicy Couture tracksuit. That's right, thanks to Southern California, sweats aren't just for the gym, jeans aren't just for weekends and flip-...
| Mar 21, 2010
A memorial for Fess Parker will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the rotunda of the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort, 633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara.
Parker, who played Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on television, at 85. Anyone planning to attend is...
| Mar 19, 2010
Fess Parker, whose star-making portrayal of frontiersman Davy Crockett on television in the mid-1950s made him a hero to millions of young baby boomers and spurred a nationwide run on coonskin caps, died Thursday. He was 85.
Parker, who played another...
| Apr 22, 2007
Civil War veteran George Hutchinson has been forgotten by everyone but his family.
He is buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood -- under a tombstone that misspells his name and fails to mention his 50-year career as a Buffalo Soldier.
| Jul 24, 2009
| 8:58 AM
Hours before guests stormed the gates of Magic Kingdom, there was unusual activity on the shores of Frontierland this week.
Scores of cast members, chanting "stroke, stroke, stroke" and paddling stridently area, competed in the Canoe Races of the World...
| Aug 24, 2009
Will the success formula of Comic-Con International work for a Mickey Mouse operation?
The leadership at Walt Disney Co. hopes so as it moves forward with the D23 Expo, a four-day event next month in Anaheim that will celebrate -- and sell -- all...
| Aug 12, 2007
As a kid, I always looked forward to camping and hanging out at this little-Grand Canyon-looking place in the upper left corner of the state near Galena. Although it was supposedly located in Illinois, it didn't look like the Land of Lincoln...