| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:44 AM
While South Florida may not be considered a jazz mecca, our region remains an attractive tour stop for many of the jazz world's top practitioners. Following a month that brought brilliant jazz pianists Fred Hersch, Eddie Palmieri and Chick Corea to the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Much has been said about the challenges of healthcare reform legislation. With healthcare reform, more and more academic medical centers will enter into strategic partnerships with community-based hospitals in an effort to create a comprehensive system of...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.”
Rebecca Makkai is...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Northern State University will host the Langston Hughes Project, a multimedia concert performance of Hughes’ kaleidoscopic jazz, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The concert, called “Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz,” will be the first...
| Mar 25, 2013
When Timothy Simmons decided to let his hair grow into locks in 2005, he did so out of pride for his African-American culture. For years, his reddish-brown hair was well-coiffed and grew until it cascaded down to the middle of his back.
"For me it was a...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Willard 'Will" Reece, 89, a retired long time Newport-Mesa Unified School District principal and a lifetime Rotarian, passed away peacefully of natural causes in his Newport Beach, CA home on March 6, 2013. Born in Boise, ID in 1923 as the third son of...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 12:20 AM
Ross G. Simmons has been named interim general counsel of the Imperial Irrigation District effective Monday, IID General Manager Kevin Kelley announced Friday.
“I am pleased to have Ross Simmons on board as interim general counsel,” Kelley...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
New film school rankings show that New York University is No. 1, producing the most graduates that have participated in the production of quality films.
This is the first such study from Ranker.com, a website that collects data and gathers answers to...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Manvel (Texas) High School girls basketball coach Bryan Harris was at an open gym when he saw 6-foot-3 Brianna Turner on a side court with his 12-year-old son, Gregory.
“Gregory called out to her, ‘I dare you to dunk it,’”...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:06 PM
More than a month after the shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., mental health professionals stated that psychological disorders often emerge before people enter high school; however, only a small percentage of students ever receives necessary intervention...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:18 AM
When you think of holograms, you probably think of the Tupac hologram at Coachella, or those shitty hologram baseball cards they used to sell a long time ago. But now, the University of Southern California and a design firm named Conscience Display have...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Police detectives said robbery does not appear to be a motive in the slaying of a young Irvine couple who were found shot to death late Sunday in a parked car at the upscale condominium complex where they lived.
“They could tell by physical...