| May 22, 2013
| 2:43 PM
It was a hot day in Highland Park. Len and I had just returned to the campaign headquarters for Gil Cedillo, candidate for Los Angeles City Council, District 1.
Even though we live in La Cañada and despite the endorsement of Cedillo's opponent by our...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The Patriots Day Parade was a gift to the city from Laguna Beach Daughters of the American Revolution, and the chapter continues to reward the youth of our city who demonstrate their love of country and service to the community.
Throughout the years,...
| Oct 7, 2013
When the British army woke up on the morning of Oct. 7, 1781, one of the most decisive moments in the Siege of Yorktown and the winning of American independence had already come and gone.
American and French troops digging under the cover of darkness...
| Oct 9, 2013
The siege of Yorktown started with hordes of American and French soldiers wielding picks and shovels.
But not until three days later -- on Oct. 9, 1781 – did those same soldiers begin to dismantle nearly 200 years of British rule through the first...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Gordon M. Holland, a retired businessman and philanthropist, died Thursday of heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 93.
Gordon Monroe Holland, whose father was president of the Holland Tack Co. and whose mother was a...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:09 AM
It was in 1762 that a little settlement of 12 cabins, which founder William Allen called "Northampton Towne," became officially registered as a location after a storekeeper there gave birth. And it was John Adams who passed through it as a small farming...
| Sep 8, 2013
Lodging, Dining and Entertainment Suggestions
For a more complete list of lodging, restaurants, attractions and events go to www.visitbuckscounty.com.
Where to Stay:
>>Golden Plough Inn, Lahaska, PA; 215-794-4000; http://www.peddlersvillage.com/...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:37 AM
A new toy store has opened in Colonial Williamsburg.
The William Pitt Store, located on the northwest corner of Duke of Gloucester and Botetourt Streets, is located in a historic building and was formerly known as the Davidson Shop.
| Sep 8, 2013
BUCKS COUNTY, PA. — Oscar Hammerstein II was in a slump. After co-authoring some of Broadway's biggest musicals of the 1920s, including "Showboat'', his work flopped in the 1930s. The lyricist and his wife, Dorothy, began to search for a country...
| Sep 15, 2013
However the Syrian crisis turns out, it holds a lesson for American leaders. They have often been ready to confront those who violate international norms, such as Syrian President Bashar Assad, but reluctant to join worldwide agreements that express those...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:05 PM
When the reconstructed Raleigh Tavern opened to the public on Friday, Sept. 16, 1932, it not only represented Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition building but also a new identity for the old colonial capital and the rest of the surrounding region....