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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...
  • 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....
  • Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014
    If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad thing. By that standard, Chicago's museums did well in...
  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • College of DuPage trustees largely silent on president's big buyout

    College of DuPage trustees largely silent on president's big buyout
    Erin Birt had just voted for one of the biggest severance packages for a public employee in Illinois history, but she couldn't — or wouldn't — explain it. The chairwoman of the College of DuPage board of trustees, Birt repeatedly declined to...