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Baseball: San Clemente (9-0) advances to final in North Carolina

In a battle of Orange County powers, it was San Clemente prevailing over Huntington Beach, 5-1, on Friday in a semifinal game of the National High School Invitational in Cary, N.C.

Weather Gang: Antarctica may have set its highest temperature ever recorded Tuesday

The trio of weather bloggers at Weather Underground report the temperature in Antarctica soared to a record-breaking 63.5F (17.5C) Tuesday.

Preview: Clippers vs. Philadelphia 76ers

The Clippers play the 76ers at 4 p.m. Friday in Philadelphia.

Marlow’s Tavern Springs New Website!

Marlow’s Tavern first opened its doors to neighbors in Alpharetta in 2004, and now there are Marlow’s locations all over Atlanta and even in Orlando, Florida. A growing family tree calls for a new website, and DynamiX is on it, designing a new online look for the friendliest taverns in town. One click and you’re there!

BMW to issue safety recall on 40,000 motorcycles

BMW plans to issue a safety recall on more than 40,000 of its motorcycles. Affected models have a defective rear flange that could cause the brakes to fail or the rear wheel to fall off.

Cuba trip a way for lobbyists to say 'I love you' to state legislators

Doesn’t really matter what you call the trip to Cuba that California Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins and a passel of legislators and staff are planning for next week. Trade mission or junket or learning expedition, it all equals the same thing: a chance for lobbyists to spend a little...

Boys' basketball: Sierra Canyon opens 36-23 halftime lead in Division V final

Chatsworth Sierra Canyon has a 36-23 halftime lead over San Francisco University in the CIF state Division V championship game at Haas Pavilion.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he'll donate his fortune to charity

Business tycoon-philanthropists Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have some new company: Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook.

How Copy Editors Blow Off Steam

Metrosexual guy: If I was some fish…Girl, not looking up from her bus schedule: Grammar just cried.Metrosexual guy: I don’t follow you.Girl: Good, because if you did, I would have to have you arrested.Metrosexual guy: I am so confused.Girl: Do the words ‘you are an idiot’ confuse you?Metrosexual guy: I hate you.–28th & 5th

A German Restaurant May Be Taking Over Cat & Fiddle's Spot

It looks like the Bay Area's Biergarten will take over the Cat & Fiddle spot. [ more › ]

Viggo Mortensen Stars In The Mysterious, Modern-Day Western 'Jauja'

Viggo Mortensen stars in the mysterious and evocative 'Jauja.' [ more › ]

NYC to have $1.3B surplus next year, says IBO

New York's non-partisan budget watchdog said the most populous U.S. city will have a $1.3 billion surplus in the next fiscal year as tax collections outpace Mayor Bill de Blasio's forecasts. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

North Shore-LIJ system to add another community hospital

Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, L.I., agreed Thursday to become a full member of North Shore-LIJ Health System, pending regulatory review. The board of the 200-bed community hospital decided... To view the full story, click the title link.

El Burro Pollo pop-up this Saturday

Chef Hector Santiago's sorely missed El Burro Pollo burritos are making a cameo appearance at Urban Cannibals this weekend. Head over to the East Atlanta Village eatery Sat., March 28th to grab one of Santiago's burritos stuffed with braised chicken barbacoa, bandarita sauces, and crunchy slaw in a charred tortilla.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Cars Don't Shop

"Cars don't shop" and "If you want a better city, build bike lanes. It's an economic development strategy." Those were two of the takeaways from last night at the Hammer Museum in transit-friendly Westwood. The evening at the Hammer's...Show More Summary

The Big Five: March 27–29

2 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every Friday, Torontoist provides a not-so-scientific roundup of the best people, places and things to check out over the weekend. The result: The Big Five. 1) That Guy Dick Miller with Dick and Lainie Miller Q&A?? Carlton Cinema (585 Carlton Street)? March 27, 7:00 p.m. (with A Bucket of Blood) and March 28, 7:00 p.m. […]

Alexandria wins last of waterfront suits

The city of Alexandria on Friday won the last of the legal challenges brought against it in the wake of its controversial 2012 waterfront development plan.The Virginia Supreme Court ruled that any errors made during the process of passing...Show More Summary

A list of well-known black towns

A few years after the Civil War ended, promoters determined to establish an all-black town on the Kansas frontier took out an ad in a Kentucky bulletin promising membership in “The Largest Colored Colony in America” for a small down payment: “All Colored People that want to go to Kansas, on September 5th, 1877, Can do so for $5.00.”Read full article >>

All Opinions Are Local: Privatize Virginia’s ABC

Let’s wander back to 2010. Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell is riding high as governor and has an idea: Let’s privatize the commonwealth’s liquor monopoly, because it’s the right thing to do.Oh, and let’s use the proceeds from selling licenses to liquor retailers to help fund transportation. Show More Summary

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