Perhaps James Hooker, the 41-year-old teacher/lover/inmate who ditched his wife and kids for a student, took our advice on how to lure 18-year-old Jordan Powers back into his arms.After the Modesto high school teacher was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting another student 14 years ago, Pow ... More >>
Much to our surprise, a committee of California lawmakers today rejected a proposed bill that would have made it a felony for creepy teachers like James Hooker to date their students -- even if they are 18. Given the negative attention the Hooker case has received, we thought for sure this bill, aut ... More >>
Emily Jane White
Friday, Feb. 24, 2012
Swedish American Hall
Better than: Every show I've been to in the last 12 months.
Among those who work there, it's common knowledge that the Swedish American Hall is haunted. This is according to violinist Carey Lamprecht, who ... More >>
Contrary to popular belief, the American dream is alive and well. Sure, we might abuse it now and then to move cars during the Super Bowl; but come hell or high water, our faith that hard work and determination leads to success is unflinching.
The American dream has been celebrated in many forms th ... More >>