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  • Tournament of Roses names princesses to royal court

     
    The Tournament of Rose on Monday named the seven young women from Southern California who would be princess in this year's royal court....
  • Redefining the Millennials: Lazy? Try enterprising, creative, resilient [The conversation]

     
    Millennials, of which I am a member, have gotten a bad rap. We've been accused of being lazy, self-indulgent, coddled, narcissistic and distracted by too much technology. And though we may possess some of those characteristics some of the time,......
  • Stage review: 'MythBusters: Behind the Myths' at Nokia Theatre

     
    Margaret Gray reviews the "Mythbusters: Behind the Myths" live stage show at Nokia Theatre....
  • In our pages: David Kipen's Libros Schmibros lending library

     
    It's located in the shadow of a freeway, behind a row of industrial-size windows on the corner of 1st and Cummings streets in eastern Los Angeles: Libros Schmibros, a new lending library. If it's open, you'll find proprietor David Kipen......
  • Benjamin Franklin High celebrates renovations

    Benjamin Franklin High celebrates renovations
    For decades, visitors arriving at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove have been greeted by a brick wall. And for years, city school leaders said Tuesday, that has sent the wrong message to the Curtis Bay neighborhood, a struggling area...
  • SNERD - June 15, 2011

  • Attractions this weekend: Fireworks, Furs, freedom, patriotic songs, Trey Songz

    Attractions this weekend: Fireworks, Furs, freedom, patriotic songs, Trey Songz
    Presenting one-stop shopping for holiday weekend activities at Central Florida attractions. Get comfy, the list is as long as the weekend. + Velvet Sessions at Hard Rock Hotel, Thursday, June 30. This month's music guest: Psychedelic Furs. More...
  • Feds Warn About Wave of Fake $100 Bills

    Feds Warn About Wave of Fake $100 Bills
    Federal agents say that counterfeit $100 bills are popping up at stores across the metro area, with crooks even passing a bogus bill to a Boy Scout troop selling Christmas Trees in Independence. Workers at Boy Scout Troop 492's Christmas Tree lot in...
  • Students fill budget gaps themselves

    Patrece Otero remembers when the Glendale Unified School District used to give her $200 a year to buy classroom supplies for her 20 or so students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School. This year, Otero received $100 for her 36 students. That's one...
  • Learning with a jolt of fun

    NEWPORT BEACH — Mariners Elementary School second-graders came up with answers for who "invented" electricity — Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison, they responded — but the question turned out to be a trick. A learning trick, that is....
  • Benjamin Franklin's Apprentice Entertains Audience

    Benjamin Franklin's Apprentice Entertains Audience
    The Coterie Theater is doing a production about Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin's Apprentice is a play about Franklin's family life and shows ideas about how is curiosity about science led to the invention of light. Th Coterie is located at Crown...