| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:15 PM
Tuesday, the General Election will be held. After months of tracking the various campaigns — senatorial, gubernatorial and otherwise — it has been a long slog to the finish line. Has anyone else ever wished for a system in which the candidates...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 11:26 AM
George W. Bush was conspicuously absent during the midterm election campaign, despite Democratic efforts to resurrect him as a political punching bag.
But on the eve of the release of his memoirs, the former president is back in the public eye in a big...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Seated in his South Glendale apartment with his wife and three children, two of whom are identical-twin daughters, Caesar Ahmed says he has resigned himself to a new life in the U.S., far from the strife spreading in his native Iraq and other Middle...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 8:27 AM
With 80's remakes The A-Team and The Karate Kid being rolled out into theaters this week, it makes me get a bit nostalgic and imagine I am a teenager again, hanging out at Skate Estate, wearing my Whitesnake t-shirt, and getting rejected by teenage...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Barack Obama entered the White House as a reluctant warrior, a dovish Democrat who espoused his principles at a 2002 antiwar rally: "What I am opposed to is
a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
A war based not on reason, but on passion."...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:21 AM
Washington -- President Barack Obama on Monday rejected criticism of his decision to commit U.S. forces to the U.N.-authorized military mission in Libya, telling the American people there were strategic and moral reasons to act.
In a nationally televised...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 7:56 AM
BAGHDAD -- The United States changed commanders in Iraq Wednesday, beginning the final phase of American military involvement in the country despite political uncertainty and persistent violence.
The transfer of authority came a day after President...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:05 PM
Fashion's Night Out
Fashion Island is celebrating Fashion's Night Out on Friday. Shop at your favorite stores from 5 to 9 p.m. and enjoy an array of specials, sweet stations and live DJs throughout the center.
Enter to win a styling session with Lo...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:01 AM
The mayors of Carmel and Greenwood appear to have been chosen by the primary election Tuesday since no Democrats have decided to run.
In Greenwood, long-time incumbent Mayor Charles Henderson was defeated by reserve Johnson County sheriff's deputy Mark...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 10:30 AM
Mr. Garrison's first name is Herbert. Ms. Garrison's first name is Janet.
The characters of Terrance and Phillip were created because Trey Parker and Matt Stone kept getting complaints about the show being "nothing but bad animation and fart jokes".
| Jan 16, 2011
Late for Tea at the Deer Palace
The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family
Harper: 414 pp., $27.99
Tamara Chalabi is the daughter of the controversial Iraqi politician and opposition leader, Ahmad Chalabi, one of the leaders of the Iraqi...
| Jan 15, 2011
Family members and friends of Glendale resident Holman "Ace" Hudson this week were left trying to make sense of the Iraq war veteran's sudden death. Ace Hudson died in his sleep on Jan. 8 following a quiet night at home with his wife of seven months,...