| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Courtney Conlogue has her groove on at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
Just don't ask her how she's slipped into it.
"I don't want to think about it....I don't want to jinx anything," said the 20-year-old, eyes smiling and with a light, rolling chuckle...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:12 AM
JetBlue Airways on Thursday launched its inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to San Jose’s Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica.
The nonstop flight departed Fort Lauderdale at 9:45 a.m. and will...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Three decades have passed since a jury convicted Mario Catanio in the arson murder of L.A. city firefighter Thomas G. Taylor.
But the memories of their colleague plunging into the inferno at Cugee's Cafe in North Hollywood remain vivid for many...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Sit down for this, people: I came across a touching story this week.
Recent emails suggest that mouthbreathing Notre Dame supporters will find it hard to believe that I have a heart that could be touched, but it’s true, and those lobotomized...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:18 PM
The scariest thing about the plot of "Extremities" is realizing how not just a person's life, but a person's very psyche, can change in an instant.
William Mastrosimone's drama, onstage in a solid production by Greater Orlando Actors Theatre, shows what...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Christmas tree had been knocked down by Friday morning's high winds long before Carl Zencey arrived at the memorial outside the entrance of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Zencey, who has lived in Newtown for three decades, couldn't leave it like...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:15 PM
They came from down the street and from Bristol and Waterbury and Brookfield, simultaneously packing a service at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and a vigil at nearby Newtown United Methodist Church. Speaking through tears, they voiced one thought:
| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:31 PM
He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop.
There was a common...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:50 AM
The owner of a local ad agency is so disgusted by comments from Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries that this morning he's hanging posters from his high-visibility office window with, well, a special message for the clothing retailer.
Let's just say...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Members of the union representing Los Angeles firefighters voted down a proposal to increase dues to finance aggressive political campaigns, union leaders said Tuesday.
The leadership of United Firefighters of Los Angeles City wanted members to pay...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Picking a volunteer vacation is a lot like dating: The choices are mind-boggling, but finding the right fit takes work. Treat the search like a job.
Opportunities to travel and immerse yourself in a different culture are everywhere. You can enlist...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Leaders of the Los Angeles city firefighters' union are urging their members to finance aggressive new political campaigns, saying their salaries are vulnerable and retirement benefits are "under siege."
In a video posted on YouTube, United Firefighters...