Staff blogs

  • AprillBrandon

    You Know You're From Victoria When...

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    Being the resourceful and clever reporter that I am, I'm constantly on the look out for fabulous story ideas. Searching day and night and night and day and day and (too much?) I often find my best ideas in obscure places. Take ...

  • LeslieWilber

    Debate with my coffee? Think I will.

    By LeslieWilber in For your information

    I'll blog about this more later.  But this link http://www.foift.org/pialetter.html is shooting up to the top of my favorite-things list this week. If you need to request public records, start here. FOIFT is a great service. I wish I could bake ...

  • PEbner

    Choi still the man to beat

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    K.J. Choi remained the leader at the Sony Open on Saturday at 13-under par through 12 holes. Choi was two shots ahead of clubhouse leader Tim Wilkinson, who had the best round of the day at 8-under 62. It was ...

  • LAHightower

    Baked Potato, anyone?

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    One of my friends at work gave me this great tip for the perfect baked potato. It's a really quick and simple method. All you need is a potato, a plastic bag (a Walmart or H.E.B. bag is perfect) and a ...

  • PEbner

    Choi leads second round

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    From the pastures to the flush fairways at Waialae Country Club, K.J. Choi has opened up a two-shot lead at the Sony Open. Choi was in the clubhouse at 11-under 129 through two rounds, with Kevin Na chasing at 2 ...

  • PEbner

    Choi takes the lead

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    K.J. Choi birdied the final hole to slip out of a four-way tie and grab the first-round lead at th ePGA Tour's Sony Open. Choi was in at 6-under 64, a shot ahead of Jimmy Walker, Heath Slocum and Steve ...

  • PEbner

    Walker is early leader

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    Texans Jimmy Walker has taken the early lead at this week's PGA Tour's Sony Open. Walker shot a 5-under 65 and was one shot ahead of seven players with over half the field having complete their round today. Roru Sabbatini, ...

  • ChrisCobler

    Chewing over Girl Scout cookies and ethics

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    In the spirit of transparency, I share this memo sent to the newsroom staff earlier today: --------------------------------------------- Our ethics board adopted this week a new policy governing gifts and conflicts of interest. After surveying other newspapers' policies, we adapted ours ...

  • LeslieWilber

    Two posts in one!

    By LeslieWilber in For your information

    It's fitting that I delayed writing the first half of this blog for a few days. My biggest public-record concern this week is holiday backlog. "Emergency responders, their schedules never change," city spokesman O.C. Garza told me today. That means ...

  • AprillBrandon

    Anarchy...Not just for weirdos anymore

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    From the time I was little (I mean, we're talking kindergarten here, folks), I always knew that I wanted to go to college, get a fabulous job and live the good life. And although that dream of becoming a supermodel ...

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