| May 27, 2010
The place: “There's something about being able to be transported out of the ordinary into the real,” says Printers Row Fine & Rare Books bookseller John LaPine of his love of literature. When you enter the Victorian-styled store, it feels like...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 7:04 PM
Shirley Mills Hanson
Child actress in 'Grapes of Wrath'
Shirley Mills Hanson, 83, a former child actress who played young Ruthie Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath," director John Ford's classic 1940 film based on the John Steinbeck novel, died March 31 of...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 3:50 PM
It's difficult to remember a time when Loren Nancarrow wasn't on San Diego television.
For almost 30 years, Loren has educated and enlightened viewers with his vast knowledge of Earth and its climate on ABC 10 News, CBS 8 News and now here, on Fox 5...
| Jun 16, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) — John Steinbeck kept his California roots close when writing such masterpieces as "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden," but the Nobel Prize winner also loved New York and made it his home for much of his life.
Now, a trove of his...
| Jun 27, 2010
It was long after dark when Henry Sweets brought me to Hannibal's Old Baptist Cemetery, "a graveyard of the old-fashioned Western kind."
No moon. Ragged weeds, crumbling gravestones. We tried to tread lightly, but it had been raining, and mud grabbed...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:23 AM
Betrayal: Nobel Prize-winner Harold Pinter's drama explores an ill-fated love triangle between a woman, her husband and his best friend.: through Nov. 13; 8 p.m. Fri. - Sat.; 5 p.m. Sun.; 8 p.m. Thu. - Fri.; $25; $20 for students;...
| Feb 6, 2010
The bright red library cart in the pediatric unit has wheels to move from place to place and books that will give wings to children in wheelchairs.
The idea behind the gift presented by Cathy and Scott Leiber of Williams Township Friday to the Good...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Here are apps that do more than explore California; several may help alleviate travel stress. Apps that work on iPhone also work on iPad and iPod Touch, and Android apps work on multiple phones and tablets, including those from Motorola, Samsung and...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Name: Mike Gutierrez
Occupation: Mountain View Weed and Seed Site Coordinator
Registered Political Party: Democrat
Last book you read: I just re-read John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath."...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 5:03 PM
This may sound strange coming from a newspaper editor, but I had a hard time learning to read.
A teacher sent me to my elementary school's reading specialist, and after some individual instruction, I began reading well above grade level. In fact, I...
| Oct 21, 2010
The La Cañada Flintridge One City One Book committee held its 7th annual author event on Sunday, the rainy weather not being enough to deter readers and fans of this year's selected book: Alan Brennert's "Honolulu."
The event took place at the La Cañada...