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  • Sen. David Long's bold play for an Article V convention

    Fed up with Washington? Angry that elections don't seem to matter when it comes time to solving problems? Disgusted by the polarization that puts politicians' careers ahead of taxpayer interests? Frustrated because you don't think anything can be done...
  • Huntington Library reopens with a refreshing familiarity

    Huntington Library reopens with a refreshing familiarity
    Visitors flock to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino each year by the hundreds of thousands, drawn by works of European and American art spanning centuries, by expansive gardens renowned for their beauty and...
  • 'Shield' for journalists? Thanks but no thanks

    Here we go again. Every time an administration is caught spying on the press, it professes to be "shocked, shocked." As shocked as Captain Renault in "Casablanc"a on learning that Rick's Café Américain is actually a gambling joint. The captain's order...
  • Bieber's Brazilian brothel brouhaha

    "WHAT IS your idea of perfect happiness?" asks Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire of producer Robert Evans. He answers: "I can't tell you. It could be illegal!" This made me laugh -- but the fabled Evans always makes me laugh. His response also...
  • Britain to stop building warships in England, keep Scotland shipyard

    LONDON — Britain, once the world’s mightiest seafaring power, announced Wednesday that it will shut down the last naval shipyard in England, eliminating nearly 1,000 jobs and closing a chapter of history stretching back hundreds of years....
  • Ruth S. Hurlock, homemaker

    Ruth S. Hurlock, homemaker
    Ruth S. Hurlock, a homemaker, volunteer and dog fancier, died Oct. 31 of cancer at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 93. The daughter of Henry E. Singewald, a Baltimore attorney and banker, and Eleanor Smith Singewald, a homemaker,...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Graham Norton Show Elton John, Judi...
  • Washington's victory at Yorktown began with a trench carved out by picks and shovels

    Washington's victory at Yorktown began with a trench carved out by picks and shovels
    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...
  • Apodaca: Moms are the best 'men' for the job

    My son needed toadstools. In 20 minutes. We had just been through a hot, dry spell, and I had no idea where I'd find them, but extra credit in honors biology was on the line, so I put on my Super Mom cape and leapt to the rescue. I called Roger's...
  • The big guns at Yorktown open up in the siege that won America's independence

    The big guns at Yorktown open up in the siege that won America's independence
    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...
  • Adventures In Pennyslvania's Bucks County Highlight American Ingenuity

    Adventures In Pennyslvania's Bucks County Highlight American Ingenuity
    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...