| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Batkid -- the pint-sized cancer survivor who captured the nation’s heart this month while “saving” San Francisco -- was called upon again Monday, this time to battle the Joker in New York City.
On Nov. 15, 5-year-old Miles Scott...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Remember, those New Year's resolutions don't apply for another 19 days. So eat what you can now.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers what it calls "a sugary winter wonderland" this weekend, with its seventh annual Sweet Dreams festival.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Promotions for December at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek:
(Sorry, folks, I got behind again and didn't get everything up as early as I would have liked.)
55+ Club Silver Stars Slot Tournament
Mondays, December 9, 16, 23 & 30...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Friday the 13th meant no luck for the countless people across the nation who bought tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot. The $425-million prize went unclaimed and has now grown to $550 million, the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:19 PM
This Saturday, Dec. 21, DeLand's Athens Theatre will host "A Gift From You To Me" charity concert. The Sands Theatre Center has collaborated with Preps Dance Company, Miriam & Valerie's Soda Pops, Bella Voci Singing Ensemble and the Shoestring Theatre...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:41 AM
This post has been corrected, as noted below.
An estimated 1,000 lobsters will fly into John Wayne Airport on Friday evening.
If you cast a glance skyward, you won't notice any marine crustaceans suspended in mid-air.
They will, instead, disembark...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:45 PM
"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see."
— Mark Twain
I just got home from a four-month-long around-the-world trip. When I left Los Angeles on my motorcycle on Aug. 10, I took almost nothing with me, except hope....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO-- To be an aspiring superhero these days, most 5-year-olds must enlist clueless younger siblings, restless parents, all manner of pets, backyard shrubs, fire hydrants and their own fingers to serve as their foils and damsels in distress....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Philanthropists have rescued San Francisco from a $105,000 tab the city incurred in November when it turned itself into Gotham City for "Batkid," a 5-year-old leukemia patient who stole hearts and captivated the nation as he hopped around the city in...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:33 PM
It's always impressive when businesses go out of their way to mess with customers.
I wrote recently about Bank of America deducting monthly fees from a dead man's checking account. I don't mean to keep picking on BofA. Other banks merit generous dollops...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:03 PM
The gig: Bruce Norris, 61, founded Norris Group in 1997, a family-run firm based in Riverside that invests in single-family homes and educates and finances other investors. Norris built an avid following after correctly predicting the last real estate...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Make-A-Wish is accustomed to granting requests to meet celebs from children with life-threatening illnesses. But a pair of recent biz-related appeals had more to do with becoming a star than meeting one.
Most kids want to visit TV show sets or meet...