| Jun 20, 2012
| 11:32 PM
CALEXICO — As a mother of two young children, Calexico resident Erika Baxter has come to appreciate the free lunches offered at “Kiki” Camarena library here.
Baxter said she takes her daughters, Zoey and Leah, to the library every day...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:14 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Is Kodak’s moment past?
The glory days when Eastman Kodak Co. ruled the world of film photography lasted for over a century. Then came a stunning reversal of fortune: cutthroat competition from Japanese firms in the...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:37 AM
One hundred-sixty hours. That’s how many mandatory community service hours 15-year-old Adriana Contreras was ordered to complete as punishment for her involvement in a school fight.
After about a month of near-daily service with the El Centro...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:34 PM
How'd we learn about this weekend's story about a writhing snake pit transferred to a Lake Forest wine chiller? When you're as interested in all kinds of wildlife as I am -- from critters to plants to fungi -- you occasionally just ask various...
| Feb 5, 2012
Melanie Davis, executive director of Holly Place, a Hagerstown organization that provides housing for frail, elderly clients, recently received $485 from Housing Authority of Washington County employees.
Every Friday, housing authority...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 12:08 AM
6 p.m., Holbrook School
The Imperial Tigers Football Association will be discussing the annual dinner dance. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call Victor Lopez at 760-960-6317 for more information.
NFL Punt, Pass & Kick
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:03 PM
MetLife's most recent TV commercial opens with Charlie Brown strolling alongside Lucy, Linus and other Peanuts characters into a sun-soaked grassy field, a slightly hazy, idyllic scene that could pass for financial stability, the afterlife or California....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival will debut genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie and Martin McDonagh, among others, for the Midnight Madness portion of its festival, which runs from Sept. 6-16.
Programmed by TIFF's resident genre expert...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A Fremont couple died sometime Monday night or early Tuesday morning after a tree fell into their cottage in Newaygo County.
Investigators say William and Nancy Vandekieft were asleep in their bedroom when the large tree crashed into the home, entrapping...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 12:28 AM
A large turnout was expected Friday for the 59th annual barbecue fundraiser hosted by the Imperial County Farm Bureau.
A live blue-grass band accompanied the festivities at Desert Trails RV Park’s Ryerson Hall where patrons came streaming in...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:43 PM
People tend to think bully dog breeds like pit bulls are vicious, but Francisco Soto disagrees.
“It’s an awesome breed,” he said. Bully breeds are “loving and loyal,” said Soto, a member of the Shogunz Bully Crew. These dogs...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:39 PM
After struggling through a few quiet years, the El Centro Police Activities League’s boxing program is undergoing a period of revival, thanks to the efforts of recently-appointed PAL director Ed Preciado and owner of El Centro-based Sparta Boxing...