| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:16 PM
In the not so distant past, the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference has had it's struggles in the playoffs against the OK Conference. This season, the conference has already had a better showing, but has a golden opportunity to show it's metal this...
| Aug 26, 2012
Bring your dancing shoes or earplugs if you plan a night out during the Democratic National Convention. Most drinking establishments seem to go in for music in a big way in Uptown Charlotte.
From the historic Excelsior Club, where greats Nat King Cole...
| Jun 2, 2012
First published on July 3, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
The harbor area of southwest Los Angeles County is the closest thing we have to a blue-collar coast. It’s where cruise ships call, where ton upon ton of maritime machinery hums...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:31 PM
NAVAL AIR FACILITY EL CENTRO — The aircraft carrier floor is gone, flat screens have been added and a new Sundowner Club has taken shape throughout the past few months.
Now the newly renovated classy club has opened again, and civilians older...
| Jun 23, 2012
Spend a hot summer day on a cool summer walk around the Naples district of Long Beach. It's flat and breezy and makes a sweet sunset stroll too.
Distance: 2.2 miles
Duration: 1 hour
Difficulty: 2 on a 1-to-5 scale
Details: Dogs on leash welcome. Ample...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:43 PM
"Once I get you up there where the air is rarified
We'll just glide, starry-eyed
Once I get you up there I'll be holding you so near
You may hear all the angels cheer 'cause we're together."
—Frank Sinatra, "Come Fly Away"
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:26 AM
When Caledonia won the state championship back in 2005, they were led by a great defense. This season, the Fighting Scots have won their first 4 games and the defense is allowing less than 10 points per game. Some have even drawn comparisons to that ...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:53 PM
EL CENTRO - Two suspected carjackers were arrested following the robbery of a truck reportedly at gunpoint Tuesday.
Dustin Knight, 24, and Patrick Dermody, 31, were arrested in connection with the carjacking of a 2008 Toyota Tundra, according to a press...
| Sep 28, 2012
Five weeks into the regular season, a new season has begun for the Rockford Rams.
The Rams opened up OK Red conference play at East Kentwood in Week five and came out with a 24-6 victory.
While the Rams get ready for a home date with West Ottawa in Week...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:27 AM
Colton is a 2 year old blue Ragdoll mix. He is a large cat with a beautiful gray coat of long fur. Colton had been a stray kitty before coming to the RVSPCA. He suffered some severe matting and had to be shaved to the skin. Most of his fur has grown...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Holding two Olympic gold medals in his 81-year-old hands, Lindy Remigino breaks into laughter. The medals show their age. The stories do not. The stories never grow old.
"Look at these medals, I don't even know which one is which," said Remigino, who won...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:09 PM
We detailed the major tidbits from Steve Jobs' just-disclosed FBI files in an earlier post. But we've scoured the 191-page document for some minor Jobs trivia as well.
Jobs' high school GPA: How about 2.65? Jobs wasn't much for school, choosing to go...