When Dave Specht was a college student, he felt unsure and overwhelmed. Between his studies and becoming a new father, he thought he was just short on answers....more» The Valley Vocal Ensemble (formerly the Inland Chorale), under the direction of Randy Dawkins and accompanied on piano by Virginia Pritchard, will present its 'Christmas: Past and Present' concert at ...more»
There are many important numbers in life, like Sweet 16, turning 40, AARP senior status at 50, Medicare at 65. However, the crown jewel of numbers is 100 — not how fast you are traveling through ...more» Over the past several years, the Valley Center varsity boys basketball team has established itself as a successful program that can contend with much larger schools in the area....more» The cooler, wetter weather means more ticks in San Diego County, and the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) wants you to be aware of the increased possibility of contracting a tick-borne disease....more» Artists usually have a hard time turning a profit in today’s world, but one Valley Center eighth grader has devised a festive plan to do just that. Although she has loved drawing for many years ...more»
|Bill Bratton named next New York police commissioner
By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Bratton, a veteran police chief who has led departments across the country, was named on Thursday as New York City's next police commissioner, taking over a force credited with a sharp drop in violent crime but criticized for its tactics...
Winter storm brings icy blast to wide swath of United States
By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - People from Texas to New York were bundling up on Thursday against a winter storm that closed schools and businesses, blanketed roads and power lines with ice and threatened to disrupt road travel across a wide swath of the United States...
Whales stranded in Fla.: From despair to optimism
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — National Park Service volunteers Donna and John Buckley said they weren't optimistic that a pod of 41 stranded pilot whales would survive in shallow Florida Everglades waters...
Today in History
Today is Friday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2013. There are 25 days left in the year.
LA sues Wells Fargo, Citigroup over foreclosures
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles city attorney sued Wells Fargo and Citigroup on Thursday, alleging the companies engaged in mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures in minority communities during the housing crash...
Mandela, anti-apartheid icon, mourned world over
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader...
NH man who killed parents earns conditional parole
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who has spent more than half his life in prison for killing his parents when he was 14 will be freed if he completes counseling and learns the skills he'll need to return to society, a state parole board ruled Thursday...
White House changes story on Obama's uncle
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama briefly lived with an uncle who faced deportation from the United States, correcting its previous statements that the president had never met Onyango Obama...