| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:39 AM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- An internal review of construction bids at Southwestern College uncovered "conflicts of interest" in the way contracts for a voter-approved bond were doled out.
In 2008, voters approved the $389 million Proposition-R, which was...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:30 PM
An ex-convict pleaded not guilty today to the October stabbing death of a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl, during a hearing that featured two judges and some legal sparring but didn’t yield new details of the crime.
John Wilson Jr., 38,...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:04 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Search warrants for three current Sweetwater Union High School trustees, three former Southwestern College administrators and the man who handled bond contracts at both districts were unsealed by the District Attorney's Office Tuesday....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's not the ghosties and ghoulies and things that go bump in the night that make Halloween terrifying. Rather, it's coming face-to-face with our own mortality. Two current productions, adapted from beloved horror writers, take aim at the thin veil...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:27 AM
SAN DIEGO – The brother of an assault victim is waging his own investigation to find out who attacked his sister in Ocean Beach over the weekend.
John Wilson said his sister was beaten and dragged by the suspect in the 5000 block of Muir Avenue...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:50 PM
A man is dead after his truck ran off the road in Henry County Sunday afternoon.
Authorities say John Wilson of Madison, North Carolina was traveling south on Route 220 near Mica Road when his vehicle ran into a ditch, crossed over into the northbound...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Mike Burden sets his sights on another unsuspecting opponent who catches a screen pass and can't wait to turn upfield.
Burden, a 6-foot-1-inch, 205-pound Palatine junior who tracks adversaries with the certainty of a heat-seeking missile, unleashes his...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:29 AM
BRUTUS -- Area golf professionals will tee it up in the 16th annual Harbor Cup beginning Monday, Oct. 1, at Hidden River Golf and Casting Club in Brutus, and Tuesday, Oct. 2, at The Heather at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs.
The event features golf...
| Jul 1, 2012
In my last column, I discussed the misguided declaration that started the War of 1812, the bicentennial anniversary of which just passed. Yet, that curious war, which has been dubbed everything from "America's Forgotten War" to America's "Second War for...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:16 PM
"Dinner with the Elams"
There are family music acts and family circus acts, but the family improv act is a rarity. "Dinner with the Elams" at iO Theater in Wrigleyville seeks to rectify that, and it's a helluva idea. Three Elam siblings (Erica, Brett...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:49 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Team Boyne rookie captain Josh Richter couldn’t be any happier than he was Tuesday afternoon.
Nor could the 13 other Team Boyne members who put together a solid team performance at the 16th annual Harbor Cup at Boyne...