| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:01 AM
You will want to stay a little bit longer on this beautiful island where you will experience a tropical rainforest, beautiful beaches, incredible snorkeling, sightseeing, birding and more.
There are all types of watersports to enjoy and Tobago is well...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was charged with petty theft this week after he was caught allegedly stealing campaign signs belonging to another school board candidate, officials...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:45 PM
A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was fined $950 after pleading no contest this week to charges that he stole signs belonging to a rival candidate, officials said.
The volunteer, Scott...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Dramatists Naomi Wallace, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Yale School of Drama grad Tarell Alvin McCraney are the nine recipients of the new writing prize — and one of the most lucrative — the Windham Campbell Prizes, a new global writer’s...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:42 PM
A Broward husband and wife who operated a $4 million fraud that callously exploited the dreams of more than 1,400 illegal immigrants were sentenced to lengthy prison terms on Friday.
Alberto Alers, 60, and Ana Zoila Caceres, 61, were the ringleaders of a...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:47 AM
The New Generation Branches Steel Orchestra has been training kids and teens for 25 years in Orlando and has won statewide first places in steel drum competitions.
Their leader StClair Balthazar emphasizes responsibility, academics and pride as well as...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
| Oct 17, 2010
The Masque of Africa Glimpses of African Belief
Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $26.95
V.S. Naipaul's world is what it is, a place with little sentimentality for the powerless.
That world has been constructed from more than five decades of...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:20 PM
LeRoy Walker, the first African American to lead the U.S. Olympic Committee and the first black man to coach an American Olympic team, died Monday in Durham, N.C. He was 93.
Walker's death was confirmed by Scarborough & Hargett Funeral home, but no cause...
| Jun 8, 2012
Amid the seasonal abundance of apricots, cherries, peaches and Boysenberries, it is hard to imagine that a citrus juice would become an object of craving, but few shoppers have any idea just how sweet and flavorful late-harvest Kinnow mandarins can be....
| Jan 7, 2011
For certain people, finding and triumphing over the world's hottest chile is one of those captivating, extreme pursuits like climbing Mt. Everest or running an ultramarathon in Death Valley in July. Even for nonparticipants, the spectacle of the quest...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:37 PM
On day two of UCLA's annual JazzReggae Festival, Shaggy, Tarrus Riley, Collie Buddz, Alison Hinds and others showcased the many sounds of the Caribbean, from soca and reggae to reggaeton and lovers rock. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers an...