| May 25, 2012
| 12:07 PM
The tropical disturbance off Florida’s east coast likely will grow into a tropical depression or storm over the weekend and possibly as soon as Friday.
As of 3 p.m. on Friday, the National Hurricane Center gave the broad area of low pressure an...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:16 PM
OK, we all laughed at the pictures of the tipped lawn chair and the tilted picture and the fallen water bottle. But the 5.8-strength East Coast earthquake this week cracked and broke stones at a historic house of worship: the Washington National Cathedral...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:44 PM
I like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. I think he is the right man and the right time for a tough job in New Jersey. His 54% approval shows that most in new Jersey agree with me.
Christie's plain spoken tough talk has resonated well past New Jersey's...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:32 PM
WELLFLEET, Mass. — All roads lead to water.
Which means, here on the outer curl of Cape Cod, 70 miles or so into the Atlantic Ocean, where tall marsh greens in autumn turn the color of butterscotch, all roads lead to oysters.
| May 20, 2011
| 1:46 PM
We have had some very interesting weather lately. One day the temperature shoots up to the 80s, and the next day, we are freezing. But April 29 turned out to be a gorgeous day with the sun shining brightly on the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Mayor’s...
| May 30, 2011
| 9:03 PM
HAMPTON — President Barack Obama is being asked to make Fort Monroe a national monument under the Antiquities Act after the Army vacates in September, a much faster process than establishing a national park.
But little is known about a process that...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Most people do a little something to celebrate their birthday, with the emphasis on day. Others stretch the celebration through a weekend, or even a week. Then there's Sue Ann Gordon, who, thanks to her family and friends, is currently in the midst of the...
| Jan 29, 2012
For more than 40 years, the Tribune crusaded against an "unspeakable offense," a "monster cruelty": English spelling.
From Jan. 28, 1934, to Sept. 28, 1975, the newspaper adopted a system of simplified spelling, a cause dearly felt by publisher Col....
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The faces in the photo tell only part of the story. They are transfixed by something off to the right.
The man has his hand to his mouth, wrinkles adding depth to the wonder and dread passing his face. A woman is near him and she is expecting something....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Three Glendale Unified elementary schools were named Thursday as 2012 California Distinguished Schools.
Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools were among 387 schools statewide to receive the distinction. Theodore Roosevelt...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School was one of hundreds of schools statewide Thursday to be named 2012 California Distinguished Schools.
Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools in Glendale and Don Benito Fundamental School in Pasadena...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The effort to recover the boat that capsized on the 4th of July, killing three children who were in the cabin, was delayed for yet another day after murky water slowed down divers' efforts to pull the vessel up. Investigators hope on Wednesday, however,...