| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Friends and teachers say that 11-year-old Blair Lane was kind-hearted, energetic and sweet. But now her classmates at The Nativity of Mary Catholic School are getting help coping with her death after she was struck down by a stray bullet as she watched...
| Sep 24, 2011
Burbank d. Crescenta Valley, 23-25, 21-25, 25-14, 25-22, 16-14: Despite dropping the first two games, the Bulldogs battled back to take three straight and win the Pacific League match Thursday at home.
Stephanie Eskander paced...
| Jul 13, 2011
To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic.
The idea that...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The Immaculate Conception Apostolic for Teenage Boys and the University of Sacramento are closing their doors when the summer term ends. University President, Father Robert Presutti says the decision came from leaders of the Legionaries of Christ in Rome...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 1:08 PM
12-year-old Samantha Vinturella's family finally has closure. Around 11 a.m. Tuesday boats and helicopters left Shell Beach and rushed to Lake Borgne. The search for little Sam was finally over.
"The recovery site was about six miles northwest outside...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Conflict in dramatic literature usually involves a "right" and a "wrong" with the script usually tilted toward the "good guys." In his acclaimed drama, playwright John Patrick Shanley leaves ample room for "Doubt."
In this finely crafted and deeply...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 3:44 PM
BURBANK — Until a few years ago, Burroughs High and Burbank were the only local schools that fielded boys' golf teams.
But Bellarmine-Jefferson fielded a team for the first time seven years ago and Providence started a program last season.
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:04 PM
One of the City Council’s most powerful members today questioned two key ways Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed to generate millions of dollars in revenue that would help close the city’s wide budget gap.
Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, said he wanted...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:41 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Plenty of scoring chances came the way of the Glendale Adventist Academy boys' soccer team in a Liberty League game against Yeshiva Wednesday.
The problem was those chances didn't translate to goals for the Cougars. Yeshiva, on...
| Jul 24, 2011
"I used to win like crazy," my friend Juanita Mendonca would tell me. "Every slot machine turned to gold. I'd come home and my purse would be stuffed with money."
Juanita, a retired parochial school teacher with a magic touch at the slots, loved to...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:00 PM
I thought it best to wait a while to decide if I should comment on the speech by Notre Dame law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett as reported in the July 9th South Bend Tribune. It seemed so arrogant and outrageous to me that I thought I might be...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his wife have decided to forgo Chicago public schools and send their children to the University of Chicago Lab School in Hyde Park this fall, a source familiar with the decision has told the Tribune.
Leah, Ilana and Zach will be...