| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Boulder, Colorado. Both of these names derive from torrential river flows. So why the media hysteria about the floods there last month?
The city of Boulder was named for Boulder Creek, which was named for the abundance of large boulders. How did they...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:33 PM
M. Scott Carpenter, a college dropout and local ne'er-do-well who became the second American to orbit Earth, wasn't proud of the way his teen years took off.
"The local papers that say I was just a normal boy are trying to think of something not bad...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Oklahoma may be at the nexus of violent tornadoes and scientific developments in unmanned aircraft, but the state faces stiff competition in its bid to become one of the first six federal sites allowed to test the technology.
Fifty applications have...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Meet the ladies of GOLF CHANNEL's Big Break Mexico golf skills competition series premiering May 13 at 9pm ET and airing Mondays. Season 19 of GOLF CHANNEL's golf skills competition series Big Break has six men and six women in a mixed team format at...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:45 PM
It's a typically dry afternoon in Sun Valley, in an industrial area near the Burbank airport where the pavement is scorched and the air is speckled with construction dust.
Tucked behind a 12-foot-high ficus hedge, however, inside a Willy Wonka-like...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:43 PM
During a nine-month stretch when Laguna Beach High athletics attained unparalleled success in different avenues of competition, Haley Putnam and Drake Martinez have been selected to carry the banner for the 2012-13 school year.
Putnam was named the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Nicole Snell & Adam Deermount
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Snell of Newport Beach are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss. Nicole Snell to Adam Deermount, also of Newport Beach.
The bride-to-be graduated from Corona Del Mar High School in...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Since 2006, the National Education Policy Center has been giving out “Bunkum Awards” to highlight what it calls “junk science” reports masquerading as social science research. The center, at the University of Colorado Boulder, this...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:50 AM
On Thursday, the Seattle School Board announced the three finalists for the district’s Superintendent position.
José Banda, Steven Enoch and Sandra Husk were selected from a pool of 42 applicants by a 12-person search committee.
Next week, the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:13 PM
BOULDER, Colorado -- Steps taken to thwart a public marijuana smoking event Friday at the University of Colorado appear to have worked. Protesters who gathered at a quad on the campus for the customary 4:20 light-up time dispersed without an apparent...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:27 AM
Several years ago, Trinity College music professor Eric Galm was looking for ways to bridge his scholarly interests in Brazilian music and his students’ research with Hartford musical happenings.
“It really started with a student samba...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Meredith Toews and Drew Lorentzen
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Thiessen of Newport Coast joyfully announce the marriage of their daughter, Meredith Leigh-Anne Toews, to Drew Gregory Lorentzen, son of Terry and Debbie Lorentzen of Newport Beach. The wedding...