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  • High deportation figures are misleading

    High deportation figures are misleading
    WASHINGTON — Immigration activists have sharply criticized President Obama for a rising volume of deportations, labeling him the "deporter in chief" and staging large protests that have harmed his standing with some Latinos, a key group of voters...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Zoroastrianism: Ancient and Influential Religion

    Zoroastrians in South Windsor and surrounding towns will present a session on the Zoroastrian religion, its origin and basic tenets, and the culture and customs of the Zoroastrian Parsis of India and Pakistan. This free event is part of the 'Getting to...
  • Will your child know you love them?

    Will your child know you love them?
    Spring is officially upon us, and while April showers keep us inside, it’s the perfect time of year to sit back, reflect and embark on meaningful home projects. It’s also a great opportunity to talk about your family’s future. After...
  • Indian festival to offer colorful start to spring

    Indian festival to offer colorful start to spring
    If you're looking for a vivid start to spring (and don't mind getting a little messy), then celebrate the long-awaited season at Holi - The Festival of Colors, which takes place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Riverwalk's Grand Pavilion in downtown...
  • Susan Tompor: The more you make, the more new taxes you have to pay

    Some well-to-do taxpayers won't be thrilled when they're hit with extra tax increase which can add several hundred or several thousand dollars to the bill. We're talking about higher tax rates for upper-income taxpayers, as well as a higher capital gains...
  • Feng-shui-friendly Rose Hills cemetery cultivates Chinese clientele

    Feng-shui-friendly Rose Hills cemetery cultivates Chinese clientele
    Bruce Lazenby remembers the spring morning when the management staff of Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier gathered in a boardroom, baffled by the events of the weekend. In two days, the cemetery had seen Dodger Stadium-size crowds of Chinese...
  • Tibetan Communist leader Phunwang dies at 92

    BEIJING Bapa Phunsto Wangye attempted to transform Tibet by making common cause with the Chinese Communist Party. Later, he would feel partly betrayed by Mao Zedong and other Chinese leaders over their policies toward Tibet, though he remained a party...
  • Pennsylvania Dutch goes gourmet with classy makeovers by high-end chefs

    Although finding good, classic Pennsylvania Dutch food can be harder than spotting dandelions in December, the cuisine and its ingredients are getting classy makeovers by high-end chefs. Ultimately, this "New Dutch" cuisine they're shaping could sweep the...
  • What Sheriff Baca did right

    As Los Angeles County sheriff, Lee Baca was roundly and rightly criticized for his failure to prevent or correct the abuse of jail inmates over the course of his 15 years in office, most notably during the final few years of turmoil that culminated in the...
  • Iranian Americans unite, share culture for New Year celebration

    Wearing a dark blue traditional Iranian garment, Roxanna Ameri followed the rhythm of the music as she marched with others outfitted in festive shades of red, green and purple. Ameri, 18, was among hundreds of Iranians who flocked to the Los Angeles...
  • Oprah Winfrey To Tackle Inspirational Tour Backed By WME

    After years of using her talk show and recently-launched cable network to provide inspiration and guidance to fans, Oprah Winfrey will come out from behind the camera. Winfrey is marshaling her entire portfolio of media outlets - her magazine, her...