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Memorial Day

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  • Vin Scully returns to Dodgers' booth; missed first no-hitter

    Vin Scully returns to Dodgers' booth; missed first no-hitter
    Vin Scully is back in the booth Wednesday after missing two games because of bronchitis. And being Vin Scully, he was embarrassed. Embarrassed because he blamed himself for getting sick. He was certain Arizona air conditioning had done him in. Scully...
  • 'Monuments Men' Leads Home Videos Sales Charts

    A flurry of new releases the week before the Memorial Day weekend - and the unofficial start of summer - pounded the national homevideo charts with new faces the week ended May 25, led by Sony Pictures' "The Monuments Men." The historical drama about a...
  • Lehigh River Sojourn is a physical and educational event

    The registration deadline for taking part in the 2014 Lehigh River Sojourn is rapidly approaching. This three-day, 28-mile paddle adventure on the Lehigh River from the Lehigh Gorge to Northampton is a celebration of the river that made the Industrial...
  • Spring Garden third-grader wins Community Canvas, meets Peyton List

     
    Miya Williams, a third-grader at Spring Garden Elementary School in Bethlehem, bested her fellow elementary school artists to win the 2014 Community Canvas Grand Finale, held at the Mayfair Festival of the Arts at the Allentown Fairgrounds on Memorial...
  • Home Grown patriotism at Fiesta Days

    Home Grown patriotism at Fiesta Days
    Clear skies over the long Memorial Day weekend drew record crowds to the multiple activities planned by the La Caņada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and other organizations as part of the chamber’s annual Fiesta Days celebration. “It was a...
  • ‘Game of Thrones’: Fantasy author George R.R. Martin joins Twitter

     
    George R.R. Martin has joined Twitter, but as with the characters he writes, it’s probably best not to get too […]...
  • Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam

    Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam
    Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...
  • Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'

    Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'
    The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale. Steve Ballmer...
  • Ah, the freedom of summer

    Surely no season ushers in insouciance so completely as summer. Not spring, with its profusion of violent colors. Not fall, with its muted light and dwindling temperatures. And certainly not winter, with is endless blizzards and nor'easters. The...
  • Pictures in the News | June 5, 2014

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where LA Kings winger Justin Williams gives his stick to a little girl after scoring the winning goal against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals at the Staples Center....
  • 'Mad Men' midseason finale ratings get a major DVR boost

    'Mad Men' midseason finale ratings get a major DVR boost
    Quick! Somebody, tell Michael Ginsberg that technology is not the enemy. Same-day ratings for the midseason finale of "Mad Men," "Waterloo," which aired Sunday night were relatively soft, with just 1.9 million viewers tuning in to watch.  But once...