| Jul 21, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Many years ago, I was working at my desk in my Corona del Mar home when I got a telephone call from a gruff voice telling me that my wife had been injured in an auto accident and was on her way to Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. And that I had better...
| Mar 6, 2010
Lauren Treiber of Forest Hills Central High School in Grand Rapids won the 2010 Poetry Out Loud state championship hosted Saturday by the Michigan Humanities Council.
Treiber bested 22 other contestants from across Michigan to win the title. She is...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 2:09 PM
A Lot Like Love
By Julie James
Berkley Sensation, $7.99
Jordan Rhodes would do almost anything for her brother Kyle. So when the FBI offers to release Kyle from prison if Jordan agrees to bring an undercover FBI agent along with her to Chicago-based...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Before Rod Blagojevich’s retrial ended for the day, the former governor addressed in the most detail yet the charges he tried to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat.
Blagojevich denied interest after his brother, Robert, the former governor&...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:17 PM
LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose.
Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum.
The museum never happened.
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Joe Paterno, the Ivy League-educated coach who transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power with an academics-based philosophy only to see his career end abruptly and his legacy tarnished by a child sex abuse scandal involving a...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Question: In the New Year, I wish you'd write a column for newlyweds. My friend's son will soon be married, and while wedding cards have their place, I'd like to convey something more meaningful as these two start their new life together.
Thank you for...