Stockton (California)

  • News

    September 26, 2013

    Whatever It Takes: Houston Baptist University Turns to Football to Build a Name

    Houston Baptist University decides the best way to grow is to start a football team for the first time in its 50-year history.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Rap Round Table: Who is Currently the Best Producer in Rap?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Each week Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Slim Thug, Mug, Yung Redd, Delo, Preemo, Chane, Brad Gilmore, Herney the Great, Mic ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    Out of Hand

    Michael Glyn Brown was recently acquitted of assaulting his wife. But that's only the latest allegation against the violent, drug-abusing doctor, long a fixture of Houston TV commercials and society.

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Sheila Jackson Lee Honors Michael Jackson, At Incredible Length

    Via The Hill's blog, we've learned of our own Sheila Jackson Lee's epic attempt to immortalize Michael Jackson (who is being celebrated as we speak; check out the twittering/liveblogging at the music blog of our sister paper LA Weekly).Amazingly, Lee's bill declaring the House of Representatives "re ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Slanted Enchantment

    A jazz quartet tribute to Pavement is, inexplicably, a roaring success

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    A Killer Nanny

    Charlotte Foster wanted a male nanny who’d play sports with her sons. She got an escaped murderer.

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Doing Justice

    Plus: Olympic Bid; Allah 1, Christ 0; Paris Is Burning?

  • News

    December 9, 1999
  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Fresh Pavement

    One of the last great indie rock bands struggles to survive its success

  • Music

    February 8, 1996

    Loose Gravel

    Pavement walks the tongue-in-cheek line between genius and junk