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  • Philadelphia

    Philadelphia
    Go here: Philadelphia is known for its charming neighborhoods, its cheesy steak sandwiches, its breweries and food markets, and of course, its links to the birth of our nation. Ben Franklin lived there; so did Betsy Ross. It's where the Founding Fathers...
  • New book picks 10 best of everything for families

    The 10 best places for ice cream, roller coasters, music festivals and wildlife-watching are just a few of the lists you'll find in The 10 Best of Everything Families: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers. The new book ($21.95) from National Geographic, by...
  • 2009 Mummers Release

    2009 Mummers Release December 22, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2009 NEW YEAR'S DAY MUMMERS PARADE EDITORS: If postponed, the Mummers Parade press credentials issued originally for coverage on New Year's Day will be honored on the...
  • Children / FCC

    The Federal Communications Commission has adopted rules governing television stations' obligations to broadcast programming responsive to the educational and informational needs of children. The Federal Communications Commission also requires that...
  • Students Get Fit With Former NFL Players

    Students Get Fit With Former NFL Players
    Eating healthy and working out are two key components to a healthy life style, and that's just what hundreds of students from New Orleans are focusing on along side former NFL stars. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano shows us what they're up to. Tuesday...
  • George Washington, in war and peace

    George Washington, in war and peace
    Washington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
  • AP Essay: Government Fails Latest Test Of Trust in Gulf

    AP Essay: Government Fails Latest Test Of Trust in Gulf
    Not the president of the United States. Not the chief executive of BP. Not Congress, federal agencies or local elected officials. From its fiery beginning, the Gulf oil spill has stood as a concentrated reminder of why, over four decades, Americans have...
  • Our Readers Write: Kudos to all involved in the Community Breakfast

    Supporting Fiesta Days in La Cañada over the Memorial Day holiday, the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada-AM happily served 620 French toast breakfasts to friends and neighbors on May 29 in Memorial Park. Twenty-five club members, assisted by ten Benjamin Franklin...
  • 'A keepsake for O.C. community'

    'A keepsake for O.C. community'
    A new cookbook is making mouths water throughout Orange County. Cleverly titled "Orange County Fare: A Culinary Journey Through the California Riviera," the tome compiled by the Newport Beach-based Junior League of Orange County boasts hundreds of...
  • On Theater: Accomplished director packs his bags

    The year 1965 witnessed several beginnings in local theater. South Coast Repertory put down roots in Newport Beach, the Costa Mesa Playhouse was born on the Orange County Fairgrounds, and your correspondent was just getting his feet wet as the Daily...
  • Friday's Calendar

    TODAY Jonathan Davis Korn singer Jonathan Davis performs a deejay set at Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, to kick off Independence Day weekend. DJ Morse Code also performs. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com. Red, White And Jew...