8:09 p.m., July 28
Rest in peace, Papa Grimm
When he passed away on June 15, 2015, my dad William “Bill” Grimm was grandfather to 136 souls, the last my own little William. He was great grandfather to 69. When you have 17 kids, ...
Israel was the first foreign country I visited, in 1980, four months after I was born. Although my Jewish-ish parents didn’t take my brother and me to temple, I went to the Holy Land six ...
So scared to meet you.
Half of them have holes in their mouths where their teeth used to be, and the other half have sets of some-large-some-small teeth.
I never wanted to be a cartoonist. And yet, I’m about to draw the 1000th weekly edition of Overheard in San Diego. Sure, I loved and collected comic books as a kid, and even drew ...
Keith Berkley, fisherman, construction guy, and big brother.
“This is it. My bones are here. San Diego is the best place on Earth.”
You could learn a lot from a small-town guy.
Well, a secret genius, anyway. That might seem a funny sort of title for someone who’s written for The New Yorker, penned the screenplay for a Robert Altman film, published a slew of novels and ...
She’s strapped for cash and misses Mr. Moneybags.
"They never look at the bottom of my cart. But if they do, I'll just say, 'Oh my gosh. Sorry. Totally forgot."
Nutella chocolates, no problem; a functioning liver, not so easy.
I have always thought that among humankind’s most lofty inventions is the printer — the machine, not the person.
A year of news and stories in order of popularity
1) SeaWorld announces shift from orcas to sharks — Shark Week, every week Polling conducted via YouTube showed that 90% of people would rather watch a shark jump out of the water to eat a ...
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 ...