| Oct 2, 2010
| 8:09 PM
Can simple makeup and costumery bring out the evil intentions in a person?
Looking back at a childhood where the worlds of "Sleeping Beauty" and "Snow White" were as natural to me as the one I actually lived in, I can't think of any time where I...
| Oct 21, 2010
Between acceptance and defiance there's a middle way of relatively small tweaks that will make an old face look younger.
Age affects every nook and cranny of the body, but nowhere are the consequences on such open display as on our faces. Dozens of...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 4:56 PM
"The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South"
By Alex Heard
Harper, 416 pages, $26.99
What begets a work like 'The Eyes of Willie McGee,' a book that should be must reading for serious students of 20th century U....
| Apr 5, 2011
Some 30,000 Chicago Public Schools students will learn about eye health in a pilot program aimed to get children and their parents to take vision more seriously.
Prevent Blindness America, based in Chicago, gave the district 1,000 kits of its new Star...
| Jul 17, 2010
According to recent surveys, the Danes, with their socialist monarchy, carpe diem atheism and boisterous birth rates, are the happiest people on the planet. Just don't try telling this to Thomas E. Kennedy. His ensnaring, original novel, "In the Company...
| Jul 21, 2010
It's only natural for residents already dealing with unpleasant noise and traffic congestion levels around Bob Hope Airport to cast wary eyes at any proposed development there, but plans for a new ground transport hub at Empire Avenue and Hollywood Way...
| Jul 21, 2010
For parents getting their kids ready for school there can be a lot to do. Between immunizations, physicals, and packing a backpack there's a lot to remember. But sometimes parents can forget to take their children to the eye doctor. "It's so important...
| Jul 23, 2010
If you're looking for a key to "The Spot," David Means' fourth collection of short fiction, you need go no further than the title story. In it, Means give us a looping narrative, or a series of overlapping storylines, at the center of which is a gaping...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 5:38 PM
We are writing to you as local ministers and Laguna Beach residents. We are writing to you because we are concerned about the way immigrants are treated and spoken about in America today. Yes, this is an issue of federal law, which Washington will one day...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 7:38 AM
On June 2, Steven E. Kitay sold his home at 100 Port Cove in Yorktown, Va., to Alexander B. Kim. Kim bought the home for $650,000.
Steven E. Kitay, an ophthalmologist at Hampton Roads Eye Associates, practices in Newport News, Va. He received his medical...
| Jul 24, 2010
My little boy, Owen, is a veteran traveler. He made several trips to see relatives in Florida and Canada during the past year.
But nothing in these modest jaunts to English-speaking climes prepared our nearly 2-year-old son — or us — for...
| Jul 26, 2010
Allergic reactions occur when your immune system misidentifies a neutral substance, called an allergen, as harmful. Allergens come into contact with your body through inhalation, swallowing, touching or by injection. Your immune system responds by...