| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Jarvis Cocker, lead singer of British indie band Pulp, is set to appear at music and film fest SXSW, which runs March 7-16 in Austin, Texas.
Cocker will play a personal selection of music to festival-goers with Pulp bass player and songwriter...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:23 PM
These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in December) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Downers Grove's high school district wants to get new textbooks to replace tomes that are several years old.
Community High School District 99 administrators recently proposed new books for six classes, including four Advanced Placement courses.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Rather than simply write a report, students in Dave Dixon's eighth-grade Spanish class are going high-energy marketing and high-tech.
The Thurston Middle Schoolers are creating a one- to two-minute travel advertisement for a Mexican city of their choice...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In an open letter to the New York Times, which will appear in the paper's Sunday Review, Woody Allen has responded to the 1992 molestation allegations from his ex-partner Mia Farrow and their children Ronan and Dylan Farrow.
Read his full response below:...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The hip-hop artist known as Common brought a call to action to Naperville this week when he delivered the keynote address to highlight North Central College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week activities.
"You have to find your purpose, believe in your...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The Berns Environmental Study Loop at Crystal Cove State Park opens to the public Saturday with festivities that also kick off a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of California State Parks.
The free event, from 1 to 6 p.m. in Moro Canyon,...
| Feb 2, 2014
From the request line: I'm very curious about your water bills since you volunteered to have a meter installed in your home. I'm a skeptic about things that sound too good to be true.
So far so good. I volunteered to have a water meter installed in late...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Robert Glasper has plenty of people he can call on for guest appearances at his gigs.
The jazz pianist’s acclaimed 2012 album, “Black Radio,” contains cameos by Erykah Badu, Meshell Ndegeocello and Lupe Fiasco, among others, while a...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:43 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In new court filings, House and Senate Republican leaders are conceding they deleted records related to the 2012 re-drawing of congressional and legislative maps.
The voting-rights groups -- including the League of Women Voters, Common...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Several students at Costa Mesa High School are pondering a question that could affect the next four years of their education.
Does Advanced Placement calculus or marching band look more impressive on a college application?
Students at Mesa are...
| Dec 25, 2013
What a difference a year makes. At the end of 2012, Chancellor Bennett — aka Chance the Rapper — was regarded as a promising MC, part of a legion of young Chicago hip-hop artists who were attracting national attention and, in some cases,...