| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Jun 2, 2013
The human hand can hold a violin, paintbrush, poet’s pen, even a meat cleaver.
But in the case of Attorney General Eric Holder, perhaps an empty hand is best.
So spread your fingers wide, thrust your naked, open palm in Holder’s general...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:13 PM
How many sporting events have you actually attended in the last 12 months?
Because we are not in the same room (at least I hope not because I'm not properly dressed for company,) I cannot be sure of your answer. But I am guessing that the majority would...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Duane L. Smith, 80, of Ellsworth, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at his home.
He was born July 13, 1932, in Cadillac, Mich., the son of Leonard and Elizabeth Heringa Smith.
On Sept. 15, 1957, he married Mary Sutton in Central Lake. They made their home in...
| Apr 20, 2013
Officers who abuse authority violate their duties
To the editor:
As a correctional officer who has been involved in this profession for more than 21 years, I want to thank you for your editorial, “Correctional officers must maintain higher level...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:55 AM
“For me it's no fun to be a predictable guy in music,” says Brad Paisley. Indeed, the country star delivers the unexpected with his ambitious new release “Wheelhouse” (Arista Nashville).
The 17-track album is crammed with the...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:31 AM
These letter were originally published February 24, 2013.
Back in the late '40s, '50s and '60s, we did have violence on television and the movies. Then, the heroes were shooting criminal cowboys and presumably nasty Indians. But the ultimate message, at...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Well before video games and other sensory-overload hand-held entertainment devices captivated our youth, kids of my generation collected and exchanged trading cards of our favorite football and baseball players.
The cards weren't interactive devices...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:25 AM
For what it's worth, the following are my thoughts on what transpired on Oscar night.
The common enemy for everything that is included on Oscar night is time. In that inclusion are such items as any and all jokes, whether good or not, all singing and...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:10 PM
On a windswept bluff with rippling ponds behind them, local officials Wednesday afternoon celebrated the latest phase of a multiyear revitalization effort for Fairview Park.
The Wetlands & Riparian Habitat takes up 37 acres of the 208-acre Costa Mesa...