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  • Developer's impact fees may add up to $9M toward parks, libraries

    Developer's impact fees may add up to $9M toward parks, libraries
    The developer of a nearly 500-unit, mixed–use project on Lexington Drive in downtown Glendale will be asked to pay roughly $9 million toward local parks and libraries if the development company pulls building permits, making it one of the first...
  • Unpublished Raymond Chandler work discovered

    Most fans of Raymond Chandler associate the author with his hardboiled mystery novels and Philip Marlowe, his tough 1940s private detective with a taste for nicotine and alcohol. But it turns out there was another side to the iconic writer. Los Angeles...
  • Des Plaines aldermen question mayor's decision on appointments

    Des Plaines aldermen question mayor's decision on appointments
    Several Des Plaines aldermen recently questioned Mayor Matt Bogusz' decision not to reappoint some commissioners to city advisory panels. Bogusz presented the council with a list of appointments and reappointments to the city's Consumer Protection...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Woman's Club presents 'Breakfast with Santa;' Montrose Christmas Parade

    Members of the La Crescenta Woman’s Club are selling tickets for their annual “Breakfast with Santa,” which will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 6. The event will be held in the organization’s clubhouse, 4004...
  • Laura Skandera Trombley is named new president of Huntington Library

    Laura Skandera Trombley is named new president of Huntington Library
    Laura Skandera Trombley isn't afraid of starting a good public tussle. Her books on how women helped shape the life of Mark Twain, America's greatest literary celebrity, have sparked controversy among scholars. The Pitzer College president, named...
  • Around Town: Classic cars to parade at Huntington Harbour

    The 27th annual Huntington Harbour Christmas Classic Car Parade will bring more than 70 new and vintage Bentleys, Ferraris, Rolls-Royces, Maseratis, hot rods and more to the waterfront on Saturday to benefit Children's Hospital of Orange County and the...
  • What's trending: #PrayForFSU, Bill Cosby, 'Pitch Perfect 2' and more

    Sadness set the tone for social media today, as the tragic shooting at Florida State University's library trended worldwide. But don't fret, there are some laughs trending amidst the FSU hashtags. Here's what social media is talking about today: 1....
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Fred LeBaron

    Me, My Shelf and I: Fred LeBaron
    Fred LeBaron, a retired lawyer who now works part-time at Downers Grove Public Library, is famous in certain circles for being a reader of — and for championing — the burgeoning new-adult fiction genre, which targets the college-age set. He...
  • Man arrested on charges of stealing 55 Apple laptops from UCLA

    Man arrested on charges of stealing 55 Apple laptops from UCLA
    The man sought in connection with stealing at least 55 laptops from a UCLA library has been arrested, officials announced Wednesday. Seyed Ali Pakizehkar Hesari, 29, of Los Angeles was taken into custody late Tuesday on suspicion of stealing the Apple...
  • Manchester Holiday Events Begin Thursday With Tree-Lighting

    Manchester Holiday Events Begin Thursday With Tree-Lighting
    MANCHESTER — Holiday events will begin Thursday with the downtown Christmas tree lighting and continue on Friday and Saturday. The tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the lawn of St. James Church on Main Street. The event...
  • Special-needs nonprofit to get its own home, expand

    Special-needs nonprofit to get its own home, expand
    A nonprofit organization that has provided arts programming to the tri-county area's special-needs population for more than three years will get its own home in a storefront in Sun Village Plaza in Lauderhill on Dec. 6, allowing it to greatly expand its...