Barbara Zaragoza 8:04 p.m., Dec. 19
Call from the school nurse almost leads to disaster.
“There was no shower. Molly told me she’d made the whole thing up. None of it is true.”
Not so much for learning.
Some Sweetwater librarians, teachers, and parents continue to question whether the district’s iPad initiative is a boon or a costly boondoggle. Similar to Los Angeles Unified School District, which recently canceled a contract to buy ...
The bombs are wrong, says Miko Peled.
What does Miko Peled think of what’s been happening in Gaza? “There’s only one way to describe what’s happening now. It’s a massacre. There is no way to justify it, to excuse it, to paint ...
His career sparked amid the dying embers of the studio system.
Butterfly wings had been whacking away at my stomach wall for days before the scheduled interview.
I needed my Huichol-Spanish-Portuguese-maybe-Arab man.
I think the term “interracial” is a misnomer. We are all members of the human race.
Censorship can be a quirky business.
Unfold a 1944 map of San Diego County by the Automobile Club of Southern California and look for Lindbergh Field, the port, Point Loma’s Naval Training Center or Marine Corps Depot. You won’t find them. ...
Revenge-porn laws in California are weak.
Within 30 minutes of meeting Nikki Rettelle I have seen her completely naked.
No hamburgers in Azerbaijan.
Look up Azerbaijan on the map and one can see immediately how this Caucasus country is a confluence of cultures: Persian, Russian, Islamic, seafaring, to name a few. All of these influences contribute to modern-day ...
Bruised feelings and divorce are both in Gary Grine’s line of work.
Not long ago, business broker Gary Grine was summoned to a mailbox franchise outlet. The owner had purchased the business as an investment and now wanted to sell. From the glowing terms the man was ...
Despite a scare, it's back to BYOB at the Over The Line tournament.
Within the first 10 minutes of my arrival at the Over-The-Line tournament, a fat, hairy, middle-aged man wearing swim trunks and a holster crammed with six Budweiser’s, carrying a camera fitted with a zoom lens ...