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  • Fight of the Century Revisited

     
    Women’s bathing suits are on sale for $3.45 [$78.45 USD 2009]. June 30, 1910: Jack London (yes, that Jack London) has the latest on the James Jeffries – Jack Johnson fight in Reno, coming up on the Fourth of July. And railroad police report an...
  • The Fight of the Century

     
    July 1-5, 1910: The Times’ Harry Carr writes from Reno: "The 'battle of the century' made me think of nothing so much as the butchery of an old bull. "When, at the end of the 15th round, old Jeff lay, half through the ropes, smeared with blood, the...
  • 100 years of hanging ten

    The george freeth memorial in Redondo Beach is a salt-bitten bust of a lifeguard in an old-fashioned swimming vest, gazing with the stoicism we expect from early surf heroes into the deep mystery of a concrete parking garage. His back is to the Redondo...
  • Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death

    Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death
    LOS ANGELES -- The powerful sedative Diprivan was already under question by federal regulators prior to Michael Jackson's sudden death. Also known as Propofol, Diprivan was among a slew of pharmaceuticals reportedly found inside Jackson's rented Holmby...
  • Featured Book - Jack London - White Fang

    White Fang – by Jack London – This is one of the all-time classics. Written in the early 1900’s it tells a story of Alaska, its people and its animals. White Fang, along with Call Of The Wild have survived the test of time and have...
  • Detectives seize more records from Jackson's doctor

    Detectives investigating Michael Jackson's death continued to target the pop star's personal physician Tuesday, searching the doctor's Las Vegas office for medical records, medications and prescriptions, and seizing cellphones and a computer hard drive...
  • Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure

    Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure
    Michael Jackson's personal physician is more than $100,000 behind on his mortgage payments and could face foreclosure on the country club home authorities searched in their manslaughter investigation into the singer's death, records show. Dr. Conrad...
  • A guide to the Cascade Range parks

    GETTING THERE To visit all four Cascade Range parks in one trip, you might begin with a flight to Seattle. From SeaTac International Airport, take Interstate Highway 5 north to the Burlington exit and follow Washington Highway 20 east to North Cascades...
  • Savoring the Sonoma difference

    The Sonoma and Napa valleys lie side by side, separated by the Mayacamas Mountains, about 60 miles northeast of San Francisco. Both are agricultural, easy on the eye and prime spots for touring. Both are devoted to gastronomy and the good life. And, of...
  • Author Susan Sontag Dies

    Susan Sontag, one of America's most influential intellectuals, internationally renowned for the passionate engagement and breadth of her critical intelligence and her ardent activism in the cause of human rights, died today of leukemia. She was 71. The...
  • 1940s film star Virginia Mayo dies at 84

    Virginia Mayo, the beautiful blond who rose to movie stardom in the 1940s in comedies opposite Bob Hope and Danny Kaye and had memorable dramatic turns with James Cagney in "White Heat" and Dana Andrews in "The Best Years of Our Lives," died Monday. She...