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  • Attorney Lee Stapleton third women in Orange Bowl history to be named committee president

    Attorney Lee Stapleton third women in Orange Bowl history to be named committee president
    Attorney Lee Stapleton has been named the 77th president of the Orange Bowl and chairwoman of the bowl committee for the 2015-16 football season. Stapleton is the third woman in the bowl's history to serve as president of the committee. The Orange...
  • Convictions erased for 'Friendship 9's' whites-only lunch counter sit-in

    The convictions of nine South Carolina black men who sat at a whites-only lunch counter to  challenge Southern Jim Crow rules, then chose to serve a month on a chain gang rather than post bail, were thrown out on Wednesday, formally ending one of the...
  • Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism

    Historian Elena Conis takes a look at decades of vaccination skepticism
    Last year saw more U.S. measles cases than in any other year in nearly the last quarter century, and 2015 isn't looking a whole lot better, after someone at Disneyland infected people who infected other people in what has become a seven-state outbreak....
  • Girls' Soccer: Novotny sisters lift Sage

    Girls' Soccer: Novotny sisters lift Sage
    Due to their age difference, Claire and Maile Novotny have rarely played on the same girls' soccer teams growing up. Claire is a junior at Sage Hill School, and Maile (pronounced "Miley") is a freshman. This year, they're enjoying playing together on...
  • Maddonna and Young: A presidential campaign history lesson for Romney

    Maddonna and Young: A presidential campaign history lesson for Romney
    Much chatter amid even more controversy has met the news that Mitt Romney may be running again for president. Whether he should or shouldn't, whether he will or won't are questions to be answered over the next several months. But we don't have to wait...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Try a different perspective on for size

    What if you could change your perspective for one evening? The new Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries program series "Through the Eyes of…" is an opportunity to see through the lenses of other people who have diligently developed a unique point...
  • I am NOT Charlie!

    The recent carnage in France is almost history. Belgium and Holland's Jewish Schools have since been shuttered. 11 elite Iranian and Hezbollah commandos were neutralized while attempting more bloodshed in Israel and nine Jews were stabbed in Tel Aviv....
  • Community: Cookbook's special ingredient is history

    Community: Cookbook's special ingredient is history
    The Burbank Historical Society has cooked up a fundraiser that should please the palate and shed light on the city's past. Author Susan Hodgson has compiled recipes and stories contributed by her fellow society board members and local residents to...
  • Cajun vs. Creole: Do you know the difference?

     Cajun vs. Creole: Do you know the difference?
    Mention "Cajun" or "Creole," and you're likely to think of gumbo or any of the other iconic dishes that have put Louisiana on the culinary map: jambalaya, red beans and rice or the decadent crawfish etouffee. While these dishes tend to fall collectively...
  • Kevin Plank should be mindful of Port Covington's history

    Kevin Plank should be mindful of Port Covington's history
    From a Baltimore History standpoint, it is strongly to be desired that those involved in the development of Port Covington ("Kevin Plank-backed Port Covington deals fuel new speculation for possible campus," Jan. 23) remember the day in September 1814...
  • Masked men crash SUV into S.F. museum, steal 10 ounces of gold

    Three men drove an SUV into a Wells Fargo History Museum in San Francisco and made off with gold nuggets, giving new meaning to the term "gold rush." About 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, the trio drove a stolen SUV through the front of the museum in the downtown...