| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:05 AM
* Shootings and ambushes keep Gorongosa residents on edge
* But voters turn out to elect mayors and councillors
* Ruling Frelimo faces challenge from emerging MDM party
* Main opposition Renamo boycotts vote, leader in hiding
By Pascal Fletcher...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The Mozambican novelist and poet Mia Couto is the winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the biennial award that’s often referred to as the “American Nobel.” “Mia Couto” is the nom de plume of the writer...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The fifth annual World Hunger Bowl is coming to Laguna Beach on Wednesday.
The fundraiser will offer a soup tasting, live music and a silent auction, with all proceeds going to Collaborative Courts Foundation Homeless Outreach Program and the homeless...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Laguna Beach is in escrow to purchase property just south of Tivoli Too on Laguna Canyon Road, Mayor Pro Tem Elizabeth Pearson announced at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
Pearson said she approached her council colleagues in closed session and found...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Mike and Anne Howard met in 2006, married in 2011 and left New York to begin their honeymoon on Jan. 22, 2012. No big deal, right?
Except that more than 600 days and 28 countries later, the honeymoon continues. They were headed into the Irish...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:54 AM
A full-size stainless steel airplane is taking shape inside a community room at a church in Clarendon Hills.
The wings of Zenith CH801 have been assembled on the carpeted floor of the River of Life Community Church while volunteers plan in the weeks...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:47 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Efforts to save the rhinoceros in South Africa are failing, according to a report to the government by an independent expert.
The report called for radical solutions: drones to track rhino poachers; de-horning of all...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:24 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe spoke movingly of her father's continued responses to his family Thursday, saying he was "still there," trying to open his eyes when they spoke to him.
As the world waited for additional...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The following is from the Feb. 12 City Council meeting.
The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time can be adjusted by the council.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Neighbors of Mozambique may not be satisfied with location and design changes for an outdoor elevator and a reduction in the number of umbrellas and heaters for a proposed roof deck.
But the City Council voted 4-0 on Tuesday to approve the project, a...
| Feb 23, 2013
Dear SOS: Last summer, my girlfriend and I spent our vacation on Florida's Amelia Island. We stopped by a lovely, quaint Spanish restaurant in Fernandina Beach called España. Its gambas Mozambique (shrimp Mozambique style) was extraordinary. I'd love...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Animal Crackers Pet Rescue's new shelter isn't much to look at now — just a spacious room in a Laguna Woods strip mall with packing materials lying around and grooves in the concrete floor showing where walls will be.
The staff, though, already...