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  • Hard times for the arts

    Hard times for the arts
    As the Baltimore Opera Company rehearsed last month for the production of Bellini's Norma, it faced a serious problem: Its available cash had dried up. With rumors spreading about the company folding, a board member ensured that the show would open - by making a personal guarantee to cover the cast's salaries.
  • Phelps breezes to victory in 200 freestyle

    If only all problems were so easy to dismiss. Two hundred meters in a pool and Michael Phelps' freestyle stroke problems vanished in the Orange County night air. Phelps, of Fells Point, put down the fastest time in the world this year, winning the 200-...

    Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer

    Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine attorney was convicted Wednesday of having a PTA volunteer falsely imprisoned in a drug bust that was part of a revenge scheme. Kent Easter, 40, was convicted of one felony count of false imprisonment by deceit in a retrial of the case, the...

    Newport Bay beach closed after sewage spill

    A beach along Newport Bay is closed for swimming and diving after a sewage spill Wednesday afternoon, according to Orange County health officials.   About 50 gallons of sewage was spilled from a boat into the water at dock near Bayside Drive Beach, said...

    Before his organ donation, a final loving vigil for their son

    Before his organ donation, a final loving vigil for their son
    Veronica Eckhardt bent over the hospital bed, sponging paint onto the sole of her son's left foot. "Connor would not like what we're doing," she said. Doctors had declared Connor Eckhardt brain-dead the day before, at age 19. Machines breathed for him...