| Dec 27, 2010
| 5:16 PM
For a space traveler's view of remarkable events that unfolded this past year in and around the solar system, look no further than the JPL website, where a series of digital videos offers spectacular images of Earth, Mars and the far corners of our...
| Jan 1, 2011
Local doctor Stan Flemming and his team first went to Haiti last January to help those injured in the earthquake.
He went back to finish the work he started in one of Haiti's most impoverished areas...and found himself in the middle of a violent riot....
| Jan 10, 2011
More than $273,000 was donated by about 2,300 San Diegans to the American Red Cross to help rebuild Haiti since an earthquake devastated the Caribbean country one year ago Monday.
Donations from area residents ranged from as little as $1 to as much as...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:43 AM
I flew out of the snowstorm in Kansas City Monday morning, into DFW -- lots of de-icing and anti-icing delayed several planes, but I got to Fort Lauderdale and boarded a plane for Port Au Prince along with several teams of volunteers, obviously on mission...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Two friends who took a cruise to celebrate a birthday and escape the winter were instead imprisoned on a false rape allegation aboard the Royal Caribbean brig, despite the woman recanting her charge a day later.
David Anselem, 26 and Evi Mor, 22, decided...
| Dec 7, 2011
Supermodel Coco Rocha carries around the moniker "The Queen of Posing" for her ability to do more than a hundred poses in a minute (It is rumored she may be going for a Guinness World Record.). The stunning redhead recently appeared on "America's Next...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010.
Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A Grand Rapids Native is working to make a lasting impact in Haiti.
Tom Braak says he moved to the poverty-stricken country 16 years ago, to help spur economic empowerment.
“We work with 80 farmers every year. Helping them fence in the garden,...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
At first look, Katia Hamamouche is your ordinary high school junior. Yet, she’s making an extraordinary difference in the lives of those less fortunate.
Last summer, Katia began sewing with her grandmother. The dresses she and her grandmother make...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:44 AM
We love the 4th of July!
Picnics. Parades. A day off work.
But before we split for the beach, here's our July 4th treat for you.
Our favorite flag flaps.
St. Augustine: Hotel fires worker for wearing US flag pin
Orlando: Judge ruled Confederate...
| Apr 23, 2012
Walking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for Whole Foods Market Inc., Nila Leiserowitz pointed out a long lunch table visible from the front entrance instead of hidden in a back room.
The 36,000-square-foot space,...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:35 PM
For Deacon Emile Ambroise, helping his fellow Haitian-Americans was a family affair. He often brought his wife and four children with him to help serve, teach and counsel.
"We all contributed," said daughter Mathilde Ambroise, a marriage and family...