On the Beat

Tale of Two Presidents

Washington and Lincoln came from very different backgrounds but espoused many of the same principles. Read story.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

When a Star Flamed Out

Mysteries remain over Leslie Howard's wartime death. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Is This Book Theft or Not?

San Roque's Little Free Library lost its hardbacks recently. Read story.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

IRS Hovers over Bellosguardo

Will millions in back taxes go to feds instead of arts? Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Scouts Could Face Millions in Penalties

Court orders opening of more BSA files collected during decades of molestation. Read story.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Question Marks for 2015

Last year's unfinished business is likely to rerun this year. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

A Wintry World of Yesterday

A Chicago fall and spring were fine, but winter? Read story.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Three Wise Ones

Hard work and a helping hand let these kids beat the odds. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Are They Going to Pot?

A look at new federal rules and an old local controversy. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Cuba Libre?

President Obama opens the door; will freedom follow? Read story.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Revolutionaries of Sex

Montecito's Katharine McCormick helped bankroll development of The Pill, says Jonathan Eig's new book. Read story.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Misery at the Missions

Cross of Thorns revises accounts of California Indian life under Spanish rule. Read story.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Don't Frack with Denton, Texas

Mendocino and San Benito fracking bans leave S.B. behind. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Burger King Election Whoppers

After Election Day, a WWI discussion, and the loss of Tom Sneddon, a Walk with a Doc might be in order. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Trouble in Shangri-La

Malibu's Measure R opponents attack it as flawed, as do Measure P's here. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
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