| Feb 20, 2012
| 1:30 AM
GLAMIS — Carlos Don of Ramona had always loved riding in the dunes so it made sense to celebrate what would have been his 18th birthday Sunday atop one of the highest points here.
Don died in 2007 at age 12 of pneumonia caused by a methicillin-...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Gary Bruce Barnes
Gary Bruce Barnes passed away December 28, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA, at the age of 54. Gary had been recently discharged from USC Medical Center where, for the previous 3 months, he had fought a very hard, life threatening battle...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Licensing for the beauty salon could be getting the cut. A bill at the Indiana Statehouse would eliminate cosmetology/barber licensing.
The bill was proposed after the Regulated Occupations Evaluation Committee, ROEC, recommended the state do away...
| Jan 13, 2012
He gets around, that George Washington.
Spit crisp and slick from the ATM, he slides in and out of wallets, waiters' aprons, beggars' coffee cups, deli cash registers, the pockets of teens' jeans.
Countless anonymous fingers have fondled that buck of...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 4:24 PM
It took three matches – two in one day – for Lehigh to finally come through with a win at Grace Hall. With the 27 -12 win over Clarion, Lehigh avoided it’s first 0-3 start since 2007-08, when the team......
| Jul 18, 2011
They cuddle and purr. And they shed. They wag their tails and fetch your slippers. And they shed. They never talk back and they never hold a grudge. And they shed.
There are obvious pluses and minuses to living with pets, not only with respect to your...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:00 PM
A few weeks ago I ran into an old friend who said, “I read your articles every week.” Then he said, “It doesn’t seem like you spend a lot of time writing some of them.”
The translation? “Some of your articles aren&...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 8:12 PM
An outbreak of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, also known as MRSA, has been occuring during the past several weeks in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Providence Hospital, according to state health officials.
MRSA is a type of staph...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Staph infections didn't used to cause much of a fuss. They would irritate skin but could easily be treated with antibiotics. Recently, however, antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, have...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:33 PM
BASKETBALL LEGEND: Drew Gooden missed three games due to infected hair follicles. STATUS: Misleading Enough That I'm Going With False. It is plainly (if sometimes even painfully) evident that we live in a world of sound bites - information parceled......
| May 12, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Less than 48 hours after returning home from a 12-day hospital stay, John McCleary woke up with a 103-degree fever, too weak to sit up in bed.
An ambulance rushed him to the hospital, where eventually he was diagnosed with a methicillin-resistant...