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  • GCC professor given award for years of leadership

    GCC professor given award for years of leadership
    Gordon Alexandre has never shied away from confrontation. As a student at UCLA during the 1960s and ’70s, he rocked an enormous afro while serving as a vocal grass-roots organizer. Later, as a history professor at Glendale Community College, he...
  • Friends of the Library: Libraries need maintenance, too

    More than 100 years ago, the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie saw the potential for the public library to be the center of enlightened learning in every community. He offered to build libraries if communities would contribute land, furnish money for...
  • Mailbag: Keep holidays safe in H.B.

    As the holiday season approaches, it brings many festive occasions with friends and family. However, it also brings increased risks of being injured or killed in alcohol-related accidents on our roadways. Just a reminder: A DUI conviction can cost...
  • Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie receive first Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

    Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie receive first Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence
    The American Library Association awarded Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, respectively, on Sunday during the ALA's annual conference. Enright was recognized for her novel, "The...
  • Don't be agast (or even aghast)! Tribune once trifled with standard spelling

    Don't be agast (or even aghast)! Tribune once trifled with standard spelling
    For more than 40 years, the Tribune crusaded against an "unspeakable offense," a "monster cruelty": English spelling. From Jan. 28, 1934, to Sept. 28, 1975, the newspaper adopted a system of simplified spelling, a cause dearly felt by publisher Col....
  • Officer Receives National Heroism Award For Saving Pilot

    Officer Receives National Heroism Award For Saving Pilot
    A Muskegon police officer has earned national recognition for saving a pilots' life after a 2010 plane crash. FOX 17 spoke to pilot Chris Porter, from Illinois, after his plane went down near the Muskegon County airport. From his hospital bed,...
  • See the billionaire – then be the billionaire

    See the billionaire – then be the billionaire
    How'd they do it? That is often thought to be the primary motivation behind our fascination with the life stories of business behemoths: a curiosity about the means – both noble and scurrilous – by which mammoth fortunes are made. "Steve...
  • Bookmark: Take a chance on these moguls' biographies

    How'd they do it? That is often thought to be the primary motivation behind our fascination with the life stories of business behemoths: a curiosity about the means — both noble and scurrilous — by which mammoth fortunes are made. "Steve...
  • Oxnard

    Oxnard
    For the last decade, Oxnard has been trying to shirk its stigma as the place you drive past on the 101 to head to more glamorous destinations such as Santa Barbara. A thriving agricultural area (made famous by its annual California Strawberry Festival...
  • 'Rebirth of a Nation' by Jackson Lears

    'Rebirth of a Nation' by Jackson Lears
    Jackson Lears is a formidable, compellingly original cultural and intellectual historian. In "No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920," Lears skillfully delineated the role of aesthetic radicals -- notably...
  • Alastair Martin dies at 94; longtime amateur tennis champion

    Alastair Martin dies at 94; longtime amateur tennis champion
    Alastair Martin, a longtime amateur tennis champion who helped transform the game by opening major tournaments to professionals, died Jan. 12 of natural causes at his home in Katonah, N.Y. He was 94. Martin was a longtime champion of court tennis, a...