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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Two threads, three cultures

    Two threads, three cultures
    These might be the best, busiest, most complex weeks of the year in our house, and it's all because of two threads. One red, one green. The most important is the red one — the cultural tether that stretches back to Chengdu, China, where our...
  • Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style

    Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style
    The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
  • Jimmy Murphy dies at 75; ran celebrity hangout Jimmy's Beverly Hills

    Jimmy Murphy, the genial Irishman who reigned as a Beverly Hills dining room power broker for more than three decades, has died. The longtime maitre d', first at the Bistro in Beverly Hills and later at his own Jimmy's Beverly Hills, was an icon in the...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • Bro! Here are 'How I Met Your Mother's' best long-running jokes

    Bro! Here are 'How I Met Your Mother's' best long-running jokes
    Kids, in the spring of 2014, "How I Met Your Mother" aired its final episode, and part of its legacy may be its knack for long-running gags.  See, the genius behind the CBS comedy wasn't just the nonlinear storytelling, but the writers' way of weaving...
  • Man became enraged when he couldn't get inside jail, deputies say

    Man became enraged when he couldn't get inside jail, deputies say
    Most people try to stay out of jail on St. Patrick's Day -- but apparently not this lad. Jackie Eugene Mayo decided to turn himself in at Marion County Jail  -- but the staggering man couldn't find a way in, according to deputies, reports the Ocala Star...
  • Texas polygamist Warren Jeffs hospitalized for undisclosed reason

    HOUSTON – Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, who has been serving a life sentence in Texas prison, has been hospitalized, officials said. Jeffs was in stable condition Monday at a Galveston hospital, where he was admitted March 11 for...
  • Sentinel Exclusive Video: A St. Patrick's Day 'filmfest'

     
    "Mighty Irish" gathering brings out fan-favorite bands at Downtown DisneyJust in time for St. Patrick's Day, Joe Burbank showcases 3 fan-favorite Irish-music bands, performing at Downtown Disney, in these videos....
  • Prince George gets full-time nanny: Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo

    Prince George has a new nanny: Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, according to Kensington Palace, which identified the little royal's caretaker on Thursday and asked that her privacy be respected. Borrallo, reportedly in her 30s and described as a...
  • Gary Stein: Who could be proud of these folks?

    It was more than 40 years ago that I had my first real lesson about unions. Barely into my first newspaper job out of college, my paper went on strike. And in the middle of a brutal Midwest winter, I walked a picket line. For 10 weeks. I worked a few...