Author Archive for Lillian Cox
CARLSBAD — The success of E.L. James’ eBook, “50 Shades of Grey,” is encouraging news for anyone interested in self-publishing. After proving itself as a best seller, the erotic romance novel trilogy was picked up by publisher Vintage Books for a reported seven-figure price. Today, a film is rumored to be in the works.
ENCINITAS — During the week, Mickey Strider produces award-winning television and web campaigns for clients that include Asics running shoes, Newcastle Brown Ale, Wild Turkey bourbon and PF Chang’s.
OCEANSIDE — In 2006, 32-year-old Sean O’Shea was killed in a freak automobile accident caused by an unidentified vehicle, on Interstate 5.
CARLSBAD — Jeffrey Herbst has been a general practice attorney since 1979 as well as a court investigator of conservatorships for the probate division of the San Diego Superior Court.
OCEANSIDE — Stephen Jerome recalls the glory days in the summer of 1989 as front man for the rock band X Factor, where the group played nine consecutive sold-out shows at La Paloma.
SOLANA BEACH — When life gave Shayma Tash lemons, she made laughter.
DEL MAR — “Cactus” Jim Soldi and wife, Sharon Whyte, and the band Back to the Garden will kick off a celebration of the 44th anniversary of Woodstock at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Seagrove Park.
ENCINITAS — More than 1,000 locals came out to support 2-year-old Avery Lynn Hanel last Saturday at a fundraiser in her honor at American Legion Post 416.
CARLSBAD — Amanda Thompson was a part-time teacher in a computer lab at an elementary school in 2008 when she began volunteering at Fresh Start Surgical Gifts.