| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
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| Feb 20, 2010
| 2:12 PM
California-based firm SearchPros Staffing has entered into a long-term contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. to manage temporary staffing services for the aerospace giant.
SearchPros director Myla Ramos was reluctant to discuss details of the deal Friday,...
| May 23, 2011
Baltimore may be the Charm City, but there is nothing charming about its treatment of the city's fledging food truck fleet. To protect existing brick-and-mortar businesses from competition, the city recently cracked down on food truck owners who want...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Tax dollars have built this nation's transportation infrastructure, from roads and bridges to airports and subway systems. Rent a car or truck for the day and you may think you're paying for your transportation, but that's only the vehicle — most of...
| Sep 14, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Retired in Elkridge is the second regular in the space of a couple of days to send me details of his trip at summer's end. (See also Hal Laurent's, posted yesterday.) I know some of you don't like me to......
| Nov 6, 2008
Voters put a stop to same-sex marriage in California, dealing a crushing defeat to gay-rights activists in a state they hoped would be a vanguard and putting in doubt as many as 18,000 same-sex marriages conducted since a court ruling made them legal this...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:59 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Prosecutors announced Friday that they would seek a sentence of life without parole for a mother accused of killing her baby by putting her in a microwave oven.
Ka Yang, 30, faces murder and torture charges. Prosecutors...
| Jun 29, 2010
A new botanical supplement on the U.S. market called Estrovera offers a potential alternative to women who suffer from hot flashes or night sweats but do not wish to take estrogen or other hormones.
The key ingredient in Estrovera is a phyto-estrogen...
| Mar 8, 2010
Amid controversy stemming from a DUI investigation, Senator Roy Ashburn (R-Bakersfield) confirmed what media reports had been speculating since last week: he is gay.
"I've always believed that I could keep my personal life personal, and my public life...
| Dec 26, 2009
Real estate developer CIM Group Inc. has built a reputation as a big-city turnaround artist, transforming dreary business districts from downtown Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., with pricey loft apartments, trendy retailers and leafy pedestrian malls....
| Jun 16, 2010
| 3:17 PM
Lisa Catanyag thought maybe she ought to do something when, at the beginning of the school year, she noticed her son was more interested in his sister's sixth-grade homework than his own.
Matthew Catanyag, an 8-year-old third-grader, wasn't challenged...
| Feb 26, 2010
As a society, we are watching more television and doing less exercise than we should, with increasingly adverse effects on our health.
The reasons our patients give us for their TV watching include: "I work hard and need TV to relax," "Why should I...