| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:36 PM
I saw the story in the paper about the Spartan band going to New Orleans. Then I heard something very disturbing. I heard that the organizers of the trip are taking advantage of the free trips that the tour company is giving them and using them for...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Tell us how you ended up in this line of work:
I’ve been baking since I was about 10 years old from box mixes, but I fell in love with the craft of real...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Tom Douglas, co-owner of Chez Porky's, ate his first chicken wings in his mother's kitchen. She was Italian, originally from Naples, and Douglas remembers loving the wings she made with fresh lemon and garlic.
"We used to eat them up like candy," he...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Personally, I think the date is just a coincidence, but it's certainly going to be a wild tournament: Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room offers an "All In or Fold" free roll at 7 p.m. April 1.
Players get 500 free units, a $20 dealer addon...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Expect a crowd if you're braving the theme parks heading into Easter. But there are some special events for your consideration.
+ This month's Velvet Sessions concert is Thursday and features Taylor Dayne ("Tell It to My Heart," "Love Will Lead You...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:46 PM
The whole season of "Dancing With the Stars" was determined Monday night in the third round. Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough delivered a stunning freestyle that confirmed they are the strongest team in a tight contest.
The winner will be named in a two-...
| May 12, 2013
| 3:08 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police and federal authorities were searching early Tuesday for a young man who is suspected of opening fire at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, wounding 19.
Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas identified the...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:44 AM
The Lovin' Spoonful: Mardi Gras Casino will host a 1960s costume contest at 6 p.m. Tuesday, followed by an 8 p.m. concert by the Lovin' Spoonful ("Do You Believe in Magic?" and "Summer in the City"). You probably don't remember it, but the band...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:48 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the shooting of nearly 20 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, saying several people had identified him as the gunman.
Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said...
| May 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother's Day, police said Thursday afternoon.
Shawn Scott, 24, was arrested Thursday, police Chief Ronal Serpas said. He is the brother...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Mardi Gras Casino hosts a 1960s costume contest Tuesday, followed by a concert by the Lovin’ Spoonful. The prize for best costume is $1,000 cash, with the runner-up receiving $500 in bonus play.
The concert is at the Mardi Gras grandstand. General...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:47 PM
CALEXICO — The hotly contested issue of who will be the next Calexico police chief remains unresolved following the City Council’s meeting Tuesday, which had the position appointment on the agenda.
City Attorney Jennifer Lyons announced to...