| Aug 5, 2009
| 4:22 PM
OK, the last paragraph of this Shallow Thought Wednesday by guest poster John Lindner made me laugh out loud at my desk, and that doesn't happen very often, especially not my second day back from vacation. Here's John. EL......
| Nov 2, 2008
Was the doctor a genius, delighted with the creations that sprung from his mind, or a hopeless egotist?
Louis Riecke wasn't sure.
But something made him want to believe in John Ziegler, the big scientist with an even bigger ego. Riecke had pumped iron...
| Dec 28, 2008
Fifty years ago, an undersized defensive back named Andy Nelson climbed into a car alongside a 25-year-old, fresh-faced quarterback. Was it a Pontiac? A Chevrolet? Tricky thing about time: Just as easily as it can help shape a legacy, it can fade a...
| Nov 26, 2006
They're at the top of the stretch ... On the outside, Efficiency. Here comes Town Cheer! ... Yankee Cashmere is trying to sweep from ninth ... Yankee Cashmere comes from last to take the stretch lead! A magnificent drive to ... win the Cadillac Breeders...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:22 AM
"The Bible," History's 10-hour miniseries, concludes its run Easter night. The final two hours, starting at 8, depict Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection as well as the lives of the early disciples.
The production from Roma Downey and Mark Burnett has...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Marvin Daniel Voss, 91 of Lead, SD, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on March 29, 2013.
Marvin was born on August 25, 1921 to Roy and Mary (Wescott) Voss in Faulkton, SD. He enlisted in the Navy and was sworn in on January 7, 1941 and...
| Apr 3, 2013
This post has been corrected. See details below.
The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport fell by double digits for the second straight month in February, dropping 11.6%.
The airport handled 282,073 passengers in February, down from...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:35 PM
The search for two Costa Mesa teens who went missing while hiking in Trabuco Canyon stretched into a third day Wednesday, as dozens of civilian volunteers continued to scour the area — a pair of whom got lost themselves.
Two searchers out looking...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:27 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation's most influential thumb, died...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:43 PM
After nearly two years of closed-door negotiations, Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry announced Thursday that the strict curfews governing John Wayne Airport's operations could remain in place through 2035 if a proposed airport settlement agreement...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Recent stories regarding the extension of the John Wayne Airport settlement agreement report that, in the words of our city manager, Dave Kiff, we will have to allow for "a little growth" ("Newport Beach is on the right path, Kiff says," March 8)....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:49 PM
John Wayne Airport is a blessing and a curse all at the same time.
With regard to the blessing, we congratulate the county on a well-run airport, which many of us use on a regular basis.
With regard to the curse, its flights, flight path, traffic and...