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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bud Selig's time as head of MLB is worth admiring

    Bud Selig's time as head of MLB is worth admiring
    The Bud Selig farewell tour will make its first stop in Los Angeles on Jan. 17. You can come and cheer. You can come and jeer. If you have any sense for history, you will come and admire. The event will be Dennis Gilbert's annual Professional...
  • Masked men crash SUV into S.F. museum, steal 10 ounces of gold

    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...
  • 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...
  • Whispering our story

    Actors in colonial garb may be a common sight at Colonial Williamsburg, but on Monday the landscape had a more dramatic flair as the Revolutionary City hosted filming for the television series "Turn." Preparing for its second season, the show follows a...
  • Sainthood and Serra: It's an insult to Native Americans

    Sainthood and Serra: It's an insult to Native Americans
    Pope Francis' decision to declare Father Junipero Serra a saint in recognition of his work as “the evangelizer of the West in the United States” represents a profound insult to Native Americans and an injustice to history. According to...
  • Dan Duquette ranked 17th best general manager in baseball history

    Dan Duquette ranked 17th best general manager in baseball history
    As speculation swirls about Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette and his future with the organization, a pair of baseball writers have put his career accomplishments into a wider view, along with the rest of baseball’s executives. On a...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 25 Frozen fest Embrace the winter with Frozen Fest, a family-oriented festival, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia. Activities include ice cream making and movie screenings in the NatureSphere. $10...