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  • PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau

     PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau
    Thomas H. Landau Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...
  • Off The Court: Taking The Final Four Scene

    Around and about at the Final Four. Case Of Mistaken Identity Blue and white, a telltale sign of a UConn fan at the Final Four ... or so you'd think. Friday's open practices were free to the public and filled with locals in their Dallas Cowboys best....
  • California dog, Sky, wins Westminster's Best in Show

    NEW YORK -- A Southern California dog took the Best in Show title at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday night, adding to her collection of top prizes. Sky, a ginger-and-white wire fox terrier, beat six others in the finals -- whittled down...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty

    Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty
    What a view! We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline. Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
  • Ed Pany keeping cement industry memories alive

    "You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories." Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...
  • Facebook rendered more than 720 million 'Look Back' videos

    Facebook rendered more than 720 million 'Look Back' videos
    Last month, Facebook created "Look Back" videos for its users as way to celebrate 10 years of the social network, and on Thursday, the company said that more than 720 million videos were created. The Menlo Park tech giant released a blog explaining...
  • Keep Power Of Information With The People

    On Nov. 22, 1963, bullets flew in Dallas, and tore into the head of John F. Kennedy. A citizen named Abraham Zapruder captured the killing on a "home movie" camera. The film had a complicated life, but in 2014, you can watch it on YouTube. You can watch...
  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
  • Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?

    Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?
    Celebrations begin Friday in China to welcome the Year of the Horse. The official seven-day holiday is marked by parades, prayers – and usually pyrotechnics. But things are a bit different this year. Revelers in China are being encouraged not to...
  • REVIEW: ArtsQuest improv comedy fest's humor better when broad than when acquired

     
    With its humor created on the spot, improvisational comedy can be at once be more subtle and more broad, based on its performers. Perhaps that is its greatest appeal – the fact that it's done on the fly, ready to......
  • Elaine Stritch is too talented, even (especially) if she says so

    "There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron. When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit. (I guess I was foolishly...