“Sinister Sadie,” “Bad-Ass Bully” and “Peaches ‘N’ Mean” are skating on the cusp of a trend. As members of the San Joaquin Valley Vixens Roller Derby League, these mouth-guard-wearing, knee-pad-sporting and sometimes fishnet-clad ladies are part of a national roller-derby resurgence that could one day fill stadiums with as many rabid fans as it did nearly 70 years ago.
He may not be as edgy as Madonna or as innovative as David Bowie, but Neil Diamond is also about to reinvent himself Sunday night at the Stockton Arena. He'll be the city's million-dollar man.
In 1993's "Falling Down," Michael Douglas threatens workers at a fast-food restaurant with a machine gun when they tell him he can't order breakfast -- he's one minute too late.
The salaries of city employees are a matter of public record, and in a year where the city is operating in the red and asking workers to take time off without pay, the Sun Post looked at 2008 annual salaries of all city employees.
The Cary Planning and Zoning Board on Monday rejected a zoning change to increase the number of townhouses permitted on a plot on historic Urban Drive, agreeing with residents seeking to preserve their neighborhood’s character in the face of encroaching development.