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Armistice Day

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  • The 11th

    The 11th hour is a term that's become part of the English language. Born of war, it has come to mean a deal struck at the last minute. Its origin is the dubious end of World War I, known before World War II as The Great War, a negotiated armistice that...
  • 11-11-11

    11-11-11
    Do you see the number 11 everywhere? Does the number keep intruding into your life as if someone is trying to tell you something? Thousand answer yes to both of those questions. They are part of the 11 Phenomena. A growing mass of people who believe we...
  • Take our quiz and test your knowledge of Florida veterans

    Take our quiz and test your knowledge of Florida veterans
    November 11, 2011. Numerologists squeal with delight over days like today. 11-11-11. A trifecta of 11s. Sublime. Or as numerologist Nam Hari Kaur Khalsa declared in a post on Spiritvoyage.com, "The date of 11-11-11 is one of the most powerful shifts in...
  • A word, please: Holiday grammar tips for the new year

    Happy New Year. Or, as some say, happy New Year’s, or even happy new year. Which one is correct? They all are. New Year’s is one holiday that’s hard to get wrong. But as the months go by, other holidays roll around that aren’t so...
  • Inside 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'

    Inside 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'
    In "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," time doesn't just slip away. It surges like a tsunami, swamping cities and washing aside human lives like so much Mississippi Delta topsoil. It rolls backward and forward like a movie projector, un-spooling the...
  • Nation Observes Armistice Day

     
    Nov. 11, 1919: Among the activities planned in Los Angeles for the first anniversary of the end of World War I is a "war pageant showing a night battle scene in all its phases." Interestingly enough, a similar re-creation of combat was staged at the...
  • IWW Official Lynched After Shots Are Fired at Armistice Day Parade

     
    Nov. 12, 1919: An AP dispatch says a mob in Centralia, Wash., hanged an IWW official –originally believed to be Britt Smith and later identified as Wesley Everest – for allegedly being one of the union members who fired on an Armistice Day parade...
  • Honoring California's war dead on Veterans Day

     
    Veterans Day honors all men and women who have served in the American military. Those who gave their lives for their country have always had a special place of honor on a national holiday created to celebrate the end of......
  • Servicemen Wreck L.A. Union Hall Over Armistice Day Shootings

     
    Nov. 15, 1919: In response to the Centralia, Wash., shootings, “Twenty-five silent, stalwart men in full uniform of the United States Army and Navy raided the headquarters of the local I.W.W. in the Germain Building while a ‘defense’ meeting of...
  • Book Store Owners Arrested for Selling Radical Literature

     
    “Oh, Man!” by Clare Briggs. Unfortunately, Google maps street view is a little broken at the moment. The area of the Red International Book Shop, 508 S. Maple, is here. Dec. 13, 1919: The Times publishes three stories about arrests involving...
  • Local Veterans Day Observances

    LOS ANGELES -- Veterans Day is being observed across the Southland today. The Southland's longest-running Veterans Day event -- The Veterans Day Program at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills -- is scheduled for 11 a.m. "United We Stand" will be the theme...