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Winter Solstice

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  • Winter solstice arrived ... looking forward to spring

     
    From The Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: "A day without sunshine is like, you know, night," Steve Martin once said.The winter solstice arrived in Baltimore at 12:30 a.m. At 9 hours, 24 minutes and......
  • Nativity scenes often reflect cultural influences, Baylor scholars say

     
    How the birth of Jesus is portrayed in art has changed over time and often reflects the culture and times of the artists, according to scholars at the Baylor University. In these times, a nativity scene may show Mary exhausted by childbirth while Joseph...
  • Reno takes on SNL’s Seth Meyers -- but Fozzie Bear gets a pass

     
    Reno targets Seth Meyers: Reno residents were not amused by comedian Seth Meyers' recent put-down of their city, though they seem willing to forgive Fozzie Bear of "The Muppets."...
  • Winter solstice: The cold-weather celebration is hot again

     
    Winter solstice is a busy time for a Wiccan priestess. Selena Fox talks winter solstice traditions and why our cold-weather solstice is becoming a hot holiday....
  • Hallowe'en recalls ancient Catholic, Celtic fests

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS: Today is Hallowe’en, more properly expressed as All Hallows’ Eve. It’s the evening before All Saints (or Hallows) Day, designated by the Roman Catholic pope in A.D. 835 to honor all the saints. Before that,...
  • It's the first day of summer

    It's the first day of summer
    Happy first day of summer. It officially arrives on the East Coast at 1:16 p.m. That means you have official permission to take a trip to the beach. No need for excuses or guilt. Summer = beach, no questions asked. (If you spend summer at your desk...
  • Natural Perspectives: Life in our urban farm

    Thanksgiving is upon us. Traditionally, this is a time to celebrate the season's harvest. In our yard, we grow fruit, vegetables and eggs. But unfortunately, our November garden is not providing Vic and me with the feast that we had hoped for this year....
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: The romantic musical "Daddy Long Legs" continues its world premiere run at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Performances Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.; Thursday...
  • Outdoor Calendar

    CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy, has 3.5 miles of beach and 2,000 acres of undeveloped woodland. $15 day-use parking fee. The park is open 6 a.m. to sunset daily. For more information, call (949) 497-7647 or e-mail...
  • Texting campaign surrounds lunar eclipse

    Texting campaign surrounds lunar eclipse
    Science, like many things in life, can be more fun when you share it with others. With that in mind, JPL has launched a new Internet and text message campaign to help those viewing Monday night's lunar eclipse share the experience with the world....
  • Kids in Lancaster County gather at school to watch lunar eclipse

    Kids in Lancaster County gather at school to watch lunar eclipse
    Where we you at 2:15 this morning? For a group of kids at Martin Elementary School in Lancaster County, they were at school taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime event. The first winter solstice lunar eclipse in nearly 400 years. A lunar eclipse happens...