| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Across the street from a wine lounge and a gourmet sausage spot on Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village, a small red-and-white neon sign reads: "DAVE'S ACCORDION SCHOOL."
Inside, black and tan cases sprawl in a row along the floor, and two shelves hold...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Orange Coast College has a new director of marketing and public relations.
Juan Gutierrez will serve as public information officer, overseeing marketing, student recruitment, media relations and media publications.
"I am excited to be part of the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was long ago in a different South -- the days of freedom riders and freedom songs, of SNCC workers and sit-ins. The bad old days of Orval Faubus and George Wallace and Ross Barnett. They were the good old days, too -- the days of Martin Luther King,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 9:35 AM
When Brian Ballard's blood sugar dropped so low during a bike ride that he didn't know where or who he was, Beth Black, his girlfriend, decided it was time to stop cycling.
"I am a type I diabetic," Ballard said, "and on pedal bikes my blood sugar would...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The parking situation in Belmont Shore is so bad, the city of Long Beach is considering buying out a local homeowner, knocking down the house and turning the land into a mini-parking lot.
Residents often circle the neighborhood, block by block, in...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:17 PM
When the weekend rolls around, many locals in Belmont Shore don't even bother to leave home. At least not in their cars.
Parking in "the Shore" is so notoriously difficult that residents are accustomed to circling the neighborhood, block by block, in...
| Feb 23, 2014
Re "Paradise seeks a parking lot," Feb. 20
The wit of your headline with the story on parking problems in Long Beach's Belmont Shore may be lost on younger readers.
While a Belmont Shores neighborhood commission ponders how to expand parking while...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I KNOW there's a huge Cher black market out there. But that's just the way it is. There's a black market for just about everyone in show business -- the difference with Cher is that there is so much more to sell illegally! It's a testament to the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 10:54 AM
It was a history-making year at the Illinois Capitol, with lawmakers legalizing gay marriage, allowing medical marijuana for those with chronic illnesses, permitting concealed handguns and approving major changes to the government worker pension system....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Lincoln-Way East achieved something Tuesday that no other in-state team had been able to accomplish this season against Homewood-Flossmoor — play the Vikings to a close game.
Lincoln-Way East rode a hot shooting start to stick with No. 1 Homewood-...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:29 PM
For the longest time, the Marlboro Man was synonymous with America's image of itself -- tough, self-sufficient, hard-working.
In one of the 20th century's most famous ad campaigns, which began in the 1950s, he was a rugged but handsome man who did the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MLS Cup 2013 date, time and TV channel: Sporting KC hosts the MLS Cup 2013 championship game against Real Salt Lake at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan., on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 4pm ET. ESPN has multi-platform coverage of the game as well as news,...