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  • 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...
  • Vikings map perfect course en route to middle school boys' roundball crown

    Vikings map perfect course en route to middle school boys' roundball crown
    Stranahan High School holds a special place in Bennett Wyche's heart, and his recent return to his alma mater only reinforced that. Wyche, who graduated from the Fort Lauderdale school in 1995, was back as head coach of the Lauderdale Lakes Middle...
  • Behind-scenes struggle plays out over Vivian Maier's acclaimed photos

     Behind-scenes struggle plays out over Vivian Maier's acclaimed photos
    Nearly six years after amateur street photographer Vivian Maier died virtually penniless in Chicago, a largely behind-the-scenes struggle over the legal rights to her acclaimed work is playing out in her adopted hometown with huge repercussions for...
  • Tracing Green Bay's beloved football history trail

     Tracing Green Bay's beloved football history trail
    It's common to find copies of the Bible in hotel rooms across America. But at Debbie Jacques' guesthouse, there's a second book in the nightstand drawer: Vince Lombardi's biography. That's fitting, because among Packers fans, the former coach is a...
  • Bev York: historian and teacher

    Bev York has been active with the Windham Textile and History Museum for all of its 25 years, serving in the past as its director and currently as museum educator. "In a small museum with only a couple of part-time staff, we wear many hats to keep the...
  • Kobe Bryant has come so far, it's no time for him to quit now

    Kobe Bryant has come so far, it's no time for him to quit now
    The most surprising statistic of Kobe Bryant's second consecutive lost season has surfaced, and it's not about points or percentages, but perception. In the wake of the news that Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff Wednesday, latimes.com conducted a...
  • From The Top: Naperville Bites and Sites hits high note with customers

    From The Top: Naperville Bites and Sites hits high note with customers
    Naperville resident Mike Wyrostek, 58, says food and having fun are the catalysts for launching Naperville Bites and Sites. The concept already has earned him an award nomination from the DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau and an Entrepreneurial...