| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the color in "Metalphor."
Councilman Keith Curry seems a bit bewildered by the controversy generated by his efforts to get a privately funded bronze statue of President Ronald Reagan placed in Newport Beach's new Civic...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 3:56 PM
If it seems like certain food prices have been inching up, it's not just your imagination. Sugar, beef, pork, and coffee prices have been soaring in international markets and that's beginning to show up in the grocery stores here in Central Indiana....
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:09 PM
With Wisconsin poised to allow people to carry concealed weapons in public, gun advocates have made Illinois -- the last holdout -- a prime target in their campaign to give citizens unrestricted rights to carry weapons.
Illinois has been one of their...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:50 PM
Apparently, Malaysia Airlines has banned our future to the back of the bus. I mean plane.
This is in response to first class passengers complaining they can't sleep due to crying infants.
A recent UK poll of 1,000 business class passengers found 75%...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 1:51 PM
You could call it "The American Idol of barbershop quartets." Thousands of people are in Kansas City this week for the Barbershop Harmony Society's International Competition. A Kansas City quartet hopes it has what it takes to win it all.
Three Men and...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:03 PM
Vic and I spent the Thanksgiving holidays in Monterey with our son Scott, his wife, Nicole, and their three little daughters, Allison, Lauren and Megan. I missed cooking our holiday dinner, but Thanksgiving is really more about family than food.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Talk about raining on your own parade.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority coaxed Renzo Piano from Paris, Ban van Berkel from Amsterdam and a bunch of talented local architects from the far Westside and brought them together Wednesday afternoon...
| May 2, 2012
The sharp increase in asthma since the 1980s — some 34 million Americans now suffer from the condition — has confounded health professionals.
To get some answers, we turned to Dr. Stephen Apaliski, an Arlington, Texas-based asthma and allergy...
| Apr 2, 2012
Monday's deadly school shooting in Oakland is bringing renewed attention to a debate involving guns on college campuses.
"This tragedy is an example of the fact that it takes more than a sign to keep an armed psychopathic killer off campus," said David...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 5:52 AM
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) reported a strong finish to 2011, with improved fourth-quarter performance capping a year of earnings and dealer retail sales growth.
Income from continuing operations was $54.6 million, or $0.24 per share, in the fourth...
| Sep 4, 2009
The news in the architecture profession has been dominated for much of the summer by a few guardians of homeland and propriety -- one of whom happens to be first in line to the British throne.
In London, a pitched debate continues over efforts by...
| Jun 18, 2009
WASHINGTON -- He was appointed with fanfare in December as public watchdog over the government's multibillion-dollar bailout of the nation's financial system. But now Neil Barofsky, inspector general of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, is embroiled in a...