Posted On: 7:00 p.m. | June 27, 2011
Blue socks hang out to dry at a migrant shelter on the outskirts of Mexico City; armed men allegedly abducted scores of migrants in southern Mexico, including women and children, after holding up the cargo train they were traveling on.
The fountains of the Royal Festival Hall in London and the Trocadero Fountains near the Eiffel Tower in Paris both offer welcome respites from the unusually... View Post»
Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | June 27, 2011
Pigeons lay waste to new cement sidewalk. View Post»
Posted On: 1:28 p.m. | June 26, 2011
The Electric Daisy Carnival, a three day rave being held in Las Vegas this weekend is expected to draw over 70,000 people each night. The annual music festival previously took place at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum in downtown Los Angeles, but partially as a result of last summer's death of a 15-year-old girl who had attended the party and the resulting scrutiny, the company that produces the... View Post»
Posted On: 10:51 p.m. | June 24, 2011
Applications to the Orange County High School of the Arts, the alma mater of "Glee" star Matthew Morrison, have been soaring.
Seniors from the Santa Ana charter school recently performed their season finale show at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. View Post»
Posted On: 10:20 p.m. | June 24, 2011
Genaro Molina's audio slide show offers a glimpse inside three Orange County High School of the Arts classes: Music & Theatre Conservatory, Student Choreography and Bridges to Broadway.
The school, from which "Glee" star Matthew Morrison graduated, has witnessed a boom in applications -- something that is happening at performing arts schools across the country.
“What we’re... View Post»
Posted On: 9:55 p.m. | June 24, 2011
City-sanctioned kayak excursions along a placid, three-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River in the Sepulveda Flood Control Basin are expected to start on July 8. The 3-hour journeys about 17 miles northwest of downtown will be offered on weekends and cost about $50 per person. Participants will be chaperoned by a Los Angeles Conservation Corps naturalist. View Post»
Posted On: 6:42 p.m. | June 24, 2011
The Glastonbury Music Festival, now in its fifth decade, is well underway in England. The event has grown from a modest gathering on a dairy farm in 1970 with tickets costing £1, including free milk, to a major five-day celebration of music with those attending now being milked — tickets begin at the princely sum of £195, beverage not included.
First Lady Michelle Obama and her family... View Post»
Posted On: 4:19 p.m. | June 24, 2011
Scotia, 30 miles south of Eureka, was built in the 1880s by Pacific Lumber Co. to house the lumberjacks and mill workers who harvested the thick forests of the largely isolated region.
The town was named for the Nova Scotians who came here for work, and who reported for duty on the lumber company’s whistle, bought groceries at the lumber company’s store and lived in the lumber... View Post»