| Nov 12, 2011
| 10:09 AM
47th Annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Auto Club Raceway at Pomona 2780 Fairplex Drive Pomona (800) 884-6472 www.nhra.com t's JUDGEMENT DAY at the 47th Annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:00 PM
6:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield. 203-438-5795.
The whole story? In 93 minutes? That's what Joseph Consentino's film manages to convey. And it's quite a story. Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxers...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:48 PM
Since former Glendale Mayor Larry Zarian passed away about a month ago, his sons have gotten to know him in a different light.
“We’ve been introduced to him all over again,” said his son, Lawrence Zarian, at the a “Celebration...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:26 PM
I'll have to admit, it was a tough chore finding the perfect opening lyrics to this year's Best of IHSAA Awards column. What could get you, the reader, ready for a 7,000 word year-of recap? What would get me, the writer, motivated and ready to tap out...
| Jun 27, 2012
Andrew Zimmern stopped by to talk about the sixth season of "Bizarre Foods America," which kicks off with the 100th episode in Las Vegas on Monday, July 9 at 9pm.
Get ready to dive into pigeon pie in Austin, barbeque some armadillo in Central Florida and...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:52 PM
Several nights ago I dreamed I met heavyweight boxing champ and cultural icon, Muhammad Ali.
He turned 70 last week.
Though I've been a fan for decades, I confess I've never dreamed of him before.
The setting was a surreal, red carpet-like environment,...
| Feb 1, 2012
If Shakespeare were alive today and banging out plays on his laptop he would probably have had a different view of mankind.
"All the world's a stage," he might have written, "And all the men and women merely leading actors and actresses in a hit new...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Celebrated boxing trainer Angelo Dundee, Muhammad Ali's cornerman in his greatest fights, died Wednesday at the age of 90.
"Angelo died surrounded by family and friends," his family said in a statement. "He was very happy that he got to celebrate Ali's...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Bruce Lee, the Chinese martial arts megastar who died in 1973, has attained a kind of global cultural-icon status, on par with, say, James Dean, Elvis Presley, Miles Davis, Malcolm X, Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Marley, Che Guevara and Al...
| Dec 29, 2011
NEW YORK -- The U.S. population is expected to top out at close to 312.8 million people just around the time crowds gather to watch the ball drop on New Year's Eve, according to new census data released Thursday.
The figure represents a 0.7% increase...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:45 PM
The room at Mojoes in Joliet was filled with, at most, a few hundred people. The crowd wasn't loud. Maybe it was bored after having watched eight mixed martial arts fights. Maybe it was tired as the buzz wore off that December night.
Not Jeff Dunbar....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 5:00 PM
So I am watching Bill Maher’s last show of the season Friday, and he had an unusual panel: three people who never screamed at one another – two rather tepid liberals and a rather tepid Tea Party guy. I have no idea where he found all of them...