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  • Charter School Group Refuses To Disclose Financial Terms Of Sharpe's Departure

    Charter School Group Refuses To Disclose Financial Terms Of Sharpe's Departure
    HARTFORD — A charter management group that runs five public schools in Connecticut refused on Wednesday to release financial details involving the abrupt departure this past weekend of its former CEO, Michael M. Sharpe. Family Urban Schools of...
  • The Valley Line: L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra event honors Williams

    The Valley Line: L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra event honors Williams
    It was a star-studded evening when the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by music director Gustavo Dudamel, opened the 2014-15 season Sept. 30 with "A Celebration of John Williams: Opening Night Gala Concert" at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The...
  • Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits

    Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits
    The history and development of the city of Hartford has so many facets it could inspire hundreds of museum exhibits. Three that are opening on Friday at Connecticut Historical Society focus on three aspects of the city: its postwar development boom, the...
  • What the Supreme Court does and doesn't do

    To the editor: Erwin Chemerinsky's negative view of the Supreme Court is not justified. ("The Supreme Court's supremely flawed record," Op-Ed, Oct. 4) Its recent decision to allow prayers at public meetings in fact eliminates the myth about the "wall"...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Edge of Eternity" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The conclusion to "The Century Trilogy" focuses on the 1960s through the 1980s. Last week: 1 2. "Personal" by Lee Child (Delacorte, $28). Jack Reacher comes out of retirement to...
  • John Williams honored at L.A. Phil Gala

    John Williams honored at L.A. Phil Gala
    The event: The LA Phil 2014 Gala launched the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season Tuesday with “A Celebration of John Williams” at Walt Disney Concert Hall, raising a whopping $3.5 million for the organization and its education programs. ...
  • Darth Vader, Storm Troopers Crash Stage as L.A. Philharmonic Honors John Williams

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic started its sixth year under conductor Gustavo Dudamel by honoring composer John Williams on Tuesday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. "Musicians try to be close to composers like Mahler, Shostakovich. But in this opportunity,...
  • Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut

    Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut
    St. Francis Breast Health Talks Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....
  • State Education Chief Leaving After Series Of Controversies

    State Education Chief Leaving After Series Of Controversies
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Stefan Pryor, his controversial state education commissioner, will leave by January and is "actively seeking new professional opportunities'' — a move that critics branded as an election-...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || First Family by David Baldacci (Grand Central: $27.99) A child is kidnapped from a birthday party held at Camp David. || 2 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 17, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, between life and death. || 43 || || 2. || Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander...