| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in The Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, July 8:
House Republican Speaker John Boehner says he's so upset about President Barack Obama's use of signing statements to challenge laws he and his GOP majority pass that he's...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Every so often, we get a poignant reminder of what has been lost now that letter writing has been replaced by texting, emoticons or nothing at all, if you're a politician afraid to commit anything to paper for fear it will show up on page one or be read...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Consumers who want to change cellular providers could soon find it easier to keep using their existing cellphones under a bill that advanced Thursday in the Senate.
Similar to the law that lets consumers keep their phone numbers when switching networks,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:26 PM
That grand flag of our nation had its big day of celebration last Friday. I was up north in the San Francisco Bay Area to visit my kids, Chris and Heather and their offspring, Aidan, 13; Lucan, 11; Catherine, 10; Ryan, 7 and Morgan, also 7. Just before...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The old melody started as an English tavern song that began To Anacreon in Heav'n, where he sat in full glee.
Later, it was used in an American campaign song that began Ye sons of Columbia, who bravely have fought.
And later still, amateur poet...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:27 AM
| Jun 24, 2014
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will wear specialty jerseys reminiscent of Michael Jackson’s outfit in the iconic Thriller video when they host the Pawtucket Red Sox for 80’s Night on Thursday, July 24, at Coca-Cola Park. The specialty jerseys...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:53 AM
It's one of the most significant sports film discoveries in recent years, offering up a new look at the 1919 World Series, when eight Chicago White Sox players allegedly conspired with gamblers to lose games to the Cincinnati Reds in what became known...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Digging into one's family history, violinist Regina Carter said, is not only worthwhile for musicians and artists. It's something everyone should do.
Carter, a prolific and well-known jazz violinist and a MacArthur Fellowship winner, devoted two...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:29 PM
| Jun 9, 2014
Cadet Major Jonathan Houck knew that every fold as the U.S. flag is reduced to a triangle was symbolic, but Sunday, he learned specifically what each fold meant as he recited their meanings to the crowd gathered at the Westminster Elks Lodge.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Library of Congress announced Thursday that Charles Wright is to be the 20th U.S. poet laureate. Wright, who had previously been approached about the position but demurred, will begin his term in September.
“I’m going to try to pull up...