December 29, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Three-row efficiency vehicles are hitting their stride

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Most drivers today remember a time when graduating from the baby seat meant joining the older siblings along the backbench of the family vehicle. We bet there are even plenty of readers who didn’t have seatbelts back there. More...

Hodges U. presents ways to reduce risk of identity theft

Southwest Floridian can learn about reducing their chances of identity theft thanks to Hodges University’s Identity Fraud Institute. More...

Tune up your road skills with AARP

AARP offers classes to help older drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance. More...

Here’s to 2016 — if you’re drinking to forget it, heed this advice

THE DIVA DIARIES

At around the age of 40-ish, two things happen to all of us without fail:  • Time starts to fly by at an alarming rate.  • And your hangovers get much worse.  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

IT’S A WRAP

A look at a year in films — some aces, some stinkers

LOOKING BACK AT THE FILMS OF 2016, THERE were precious few surprises and notably more disappointments.  More...

Get in on the act with an array of theater classes

The Naples Players present a lineup of winter/spring classes designed for those looking to take their first acting class or fine-tune their craft to land that next big role. More...

Enemies within attempt to provoke U.S. war abroad

FLORIDA WRITERS

What if high-ranking elected government officials as well as major security agency personnel were engaged in a plot to undermine official U.S. policy? What if they had a plan to force the U.S. into a war in the Middle East? More...

2016 by the numbers

We love numbers. They’re as neat and clean as new knives — cutting edge, often inarguable. If the numbers tell the story, the story must be true, correct? Not according to some, especially not statistics. More...

From cleaners to cuddlers, Naples Cat Alliance needs helpers

ROOTED IN NAPLES

If there’s one thing that confuses me about world, it’s the proliferation of dog people in it. More...

Florida consumer sentiment soars amidst holiday shopping, improved economy

Consumer sentiment among Floridians surged up 6.9 points in December to 97.2, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. More...

FGCU reels in saltwater fishing seminar

The Salt Water Sportsman national seminar series opens its eight-city, 30-year anniversary tour at Florida Gulf Coast University on Saturday, Jan. 7. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where CCSO deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Jan. 2-6:  Monday, Jan. 2  Airport-Pulling Road and J & C Boulevard: Aggressive driving  Pelican Bay Boulevard and U.S. More...

Business News

Just tuck it

Simple device makes bed-making a breeze

An invention called The Tucker, a boon to bed-makers everywhere, hinged on the broken fingernail of its designer. More...