| Oct 20, 2012
Former Maryland poet laureate Lucille Clifton was a former "Jeopardy" champion who used a Ouija board to communicate with her dead mother. She was a survivor of childhood sexual abuse who as an adult unabashedly celebrated her physical self.
And in the...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:51 PM
A new book celebrates the career of former Maryland poet laureate Lucille Clifton, including her thoughts on topics from Sunday dinner to cancer, her hips to racism. In the Baltimore Sun, Mary McCauley highlights “The Collected Poems of Lucille...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Adventist Behavioral Health said it will close its residential treatment facilities and school in Crownsville later this year, moving the teen-agers it serves to locations in Rockville and in Cambridge on the Eastern Shore.
The nonprofit, part of...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:19 PM
Did that' just happen? No seriously, did that just happen. It really hasn't hit me yet. KU lost to Michigan. The Jayhawks were up 12 with three and a half minutes to play and then a 20-8 run later, the game is headed to overtime.
“Games on this...
| Mar 31, 2013
As a man who two years ago carried the near-impossible mission of exposing 2.6 million Miami-Dade County residents to poetry, and who did so with a monthlong slate of events that included dropping famous poems from helicopters and sewing them into thrift-...
| Oct 2, 2010
A jury has acquitted three men in the beating of a Vallejo high school basketball player that was caught on school security cameras.
Ray Tili, his twin brother Ron and Kevin Young, all 20, were found not guilty on Friday of assaulting and torturing...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 1:18 PM
The Huntington Beach High lacrosse team bounced back from its first loss of the season to score a 14-2 victory over visiting Marina on Friday at Cap Sheue Field.
Sophomore attackman Taylor Refice of the Oilers led all scorers with five goals. Senior...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Marina clinched its second-consecutive Sunset League boys' tennis championship and third in four years Monday by defeating host Huntington Beach, 15-3.
The Vikings received a clean-sweep in singles play from No. 1 Parker Glore (6-1, 6-0, 6-0), No. 2...
| May 4, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Huntington Beach opened the CIF boys' lacrosse postseason Tuesday with a sound victory.
The Oilers grabbed the early lead on visiting JSerra at Cap Sheue Field, fell behind by two goals but rallied with a strong defensive stance in the second half to...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Parker Glore repeated as singles champion and teammates Roy Nielsen and Toma Harmelink took the doubles crown on the final day of the Sunset League boys' tennis championships May 4.
The singles and doubles finals were an all-Marina affair. In the...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:40 PM
The CIF Southern Section Division 1 Swimming and Diving Championships wrapped up three days of competition Friday at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, where several local athletes won individual CIF titles.
In the girls' team standings, Edison...
| Jun 6, 2010
Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pinkwater brings a magical realist perspective to YA fiction in the third volume of the series that begins with "The Yggyssey" and "The Neddiad."
The Clock Without a...