CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 2011 |
A San Diego high school where a lesbian couple were selected as homecoming king and queen has been the subject of hateful phone calls and emails, officials said. Officials did not detail the messages but described some of them as disturbing. Bill Kowba, San Diego school superintendent, said adults criticizing the selection of Rebecca Arellano and Haileigh Adams are "demonstrating such a lack of tolerance and are presenting such a negative role model for children with their hateful comments.
March 3, 2010 |
Ronald Reagan is honored by, among other things, an airport, a freeway, an aircraft carrier and -- ironically for a critic of big government -- one of the biggest federal buildings in Washington. Now, some of the late president's admirers are launching a new effort to add another honor: printing his likeness on a $50 bill in place of Ulysses S. Grant's. In polls of presidential scholars, Reagan consistently outranks Grant, said Rep. Patrick T. McHenry (R-N.C.), who introduced legislation to make the change.
January 1, 2010 |
It's a new year, and Mike Henry, lead voice, co-creator and an executive producer on "The Cleveland Show," is celebrating with a new episode Sunday night on Fox. Last year was pretty good for Henry, who lives on the beach in Santa Monica with wife Sara and their 2-year-old daughter Josie. His animated show, a September spinoff from Seth MacFarlane's mega-hit "Family Guy," quickly found its own following. "At first I was a little nervous," admitted Henry, "but once that first table read was under my belt, we were rolling right along.
June 20, 2009
Re: "In limbo over the cha-cha," Column, June 13 Sandy Banks has written stories that make me cry and stories that make me laugh. She also has written articles that make me want to smack someone for being so foolish. This article was one of those. Let's equate a school to a small business. If my department won an award that brought in $5,000, I would expect a thank-you from my boss. I think the principal showed poor management. I attended my grandson's high school graduation recently, and the support given by all the school staff and parents was gratifying.
May 13, 2006 |
Patrick Henry College, the small evangelical Christian school founded six years ago to train students for careers in public life, gained national prominence for placing many students in White House internships and other government positions. Now five of the school's 16 faculty members have left, saying the school's approach is too doctrinaire to prepare students for the realities of American politics.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 2004 |
With eyes fixed straight ahead and sweat glistening on his forehead, 11-year-old Eric Vasquez moves his feet frantically during his gym class to keep pace with computerized music and flashing neon arrows displayed on the screen of an arcade dance game. "Whoa," he says, wiping the sweat with his forearm.