| May 10, 2014
There was a time when progressive people who wanted vast social change were unhappy with the two major political parties of the day, the Democrats and the Whigs. Neither party would take a firm stand against slavery, an institution which an ever growing number of people wished to abolish. In 1854 concerned citizens and politicians met in Ripon, Wis. and the modern Republican Party was born.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Virtually all of us in the drug-policy and prison-sentencing reform movements applaud U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s comments Aug. 12 at the American Bar Assn. meeting in San Francisco.
This was the first time within memory that a high-...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Recently I was blessed to be able to go with a wrangler on a horseback and fly fishing trip to the Beartooth Mountains on the Wyoming/Montana border.
To be able to stay in gorgeous natural places that haven't changed for centuries, and knowing that they...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:31 PM
Family Hanukkah Celebration
The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County will hold its Family Hanukkah Celebration, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event is free but advanced registration is required by going to http://www.jccoc.org or...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:39 PM
Christmas Boat Parade
The 103rd annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade goes from 6:30 till around 9 p.m. For information, go to http://www.
Las Posadas at Pretend City
Pretend City Children's Museum...