From her hospital bed in Lower Manhattan about to give birth to her first baby, Andrea Sulsona could look out her window and see building rubble still smoldering eight days after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center just two blocks away on Sept. 11, 2001.

In 1988, the course of Max Viltz’s life was profoundly affected by a trip to Egypt, led by an Egyptologist, Dr. Josef Ben-Jochannan, from Cornell University. The doctor led groups of African-Americans to Egypt to give a better understanding of African history in that country.

Shane Young might be a name that is new to you, but he has been here all along lending an extra hand volunteering behind the scenes. Most folks know his dad, who is out front on the stage — Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band.

Anti-tobacco groups celebrated a win last week when California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB-793, a law banning the sale of tobacco and nicotine products in flavors other than tobacco. By Jan. 1, all stores will need to have those products off shelves.

Movies lend themselves to a streaming format, so organizers of the 27th annual Long Beach QFilm Festival had no qualms about moving the event online.

"I feel like a year ago we did one of the best record store days out there," Rand Foster, owner at the Fingerprints record store in the East Village, said this week. "It usually feels like a convenience store right before the hurricane with lines, and people digging for their music.

When Dr. Peter Kareiva was young, he attended Topsail High School in Hampstead, N.C., did a semester at sea in college and was in the first group of students at Duke in a new marine biology lab.

Sometime in the early 1960s, the noted architect Edward Killingsworth designed a building located at 1041 E. Seventh St. It was one of many civic and commercial buildings the Long Beach native would design in the city.

Every year, Jordan High School celebrates the accomplishments of seniors by displaying banners featuring the graduate's name along with the college or university they will be attending in the fall. 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and has ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising in the nation’s most populated state.

As is the case with pretty much everything this year, the status of camps is in flux due to the coronavirus pandemic.