Author Archive for Lillian Cox

Attorney offers good news for self-publishers

Attorney offers good news for self-publishers

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.

Art showcase rises from the dead

Art showcase rises from the dead

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.

Loss of son leads mother to yoga

Loss of son leads mother to yoga

OCEANSIDE — In 2006, 32-year-old Sean O’Shea was killed in a freak automobile accident caused by an unidentified vehicle, on Interstate 5.

Local attorney offers free legal advice to seniors

Local attorney offers free legal advice to seniors

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.

Musician-turned-stylist is ready to ‘Rock Your Loxx’ off

Musician-turned-stylist is ready to ‘Rock Your Loxx’ off

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.

Childhood, family prove fodder for local comic

Childhood, family prove fodder for local comic

SOLANA BEACH — When life gave Shayma Tash lemons, she made laughter.

Local musicians celebrate anniversary of Woodstock

Local musicians celebrate anniversary of Woodstock

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.

Community rallies to support 2-year-old with rare cancer

Community rallies to support 2-year-old with rare cancer

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.

‘Fresh Start’ for youth with physical deformities

‘Fresh Start’ for youth with physical deformities

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.

All things Japanese celebrated at annual festival

All things Japanese celebrated at annual festival

ENCINITAS — In the summer of 1988 Patricia Williams boarded a plane to Tokyo as an exchange student representing San Jose State University.