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  • Around Town: Miss Audrey Hepburn discovers Bear

    Our canine companion, a Labrador retriever named Miss Audrey Hepburn, has a new love interest. Her first love was Dune, the deployment dog, who was temporarily assigned to La Cañada Flintridge during his mom’s deployment to Afghanistan in 2007....
  • Some iPhone 5s users seeing 'blue screen of death' common to Windows

    Some iPhone 5s users seeing 'blue screen of death' common to Windows
    There have already been numerous issues reported with Apple's iOS 7, but a new error that's starting to be reported is reminiscent of a common problem Windows users are all too familiar with: the blue screen of death. Users are taking to Apple's...
  • Review: Oratory weighs down 'Last Days of Socrates'

    Review: Oratory weighs down 'Last Days of Socrates'
    Socrates was said to have been the ugliest man in Athens. We don't know much about the great thinker on whom modern philosophy is grounded, but we do have a pretty good notion that he had bulging eyes and a disagreeable nose. He was grubby. He was often...
  • Social media on the job hunt

    Social media on the job hunt
    Social media have proved to be a powerful recruitment resource for companies. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that the 39 percent of hiring managers research candidates via social media to find out more about them. In a recent article in The Atlantic,...
  • John Fogerty plays well with others

    John Fogerty plays well with others
    John Fogerty has always been his own man, as you can tell by his songs. So it follows that for his latest album, the 68-year-old did it his way. He sought the exact people he wanted to work with, and re-created songs he made famous while leading...
  • 'Diana' review: The royal weak stuff

    'Diana' review: The royal weak stuff
    *1/2 (out of four) Before the “Diana” screening I attended, moviegoers could enter to win a spa package to live like a princess for a day. This seems better suited to a Disney princess movie—unless the winner will be mobbed by...
  • Maryland colleges; let them compete

      Maryland colleges; let them compete
    I commend Professor George La Noue for his careful and comprehensive analysis of the recent judicial decision concerning Maryland's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) ("Antiquated ruling on desegregation," Oct. 27). I concur in his...
  • Rachel Maddow a 'hater' in Wikipedia plagiarism flap, Rand Paul says

    Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul. Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...
  • Album review: Queens of the Stone Age, ' ... Like Clockwork'

    Album review: Queens of the Stone Age, ' ... Like Clockwork'
    *** (out of four) Queens of the Stone Age can be a difficult band to monitor. Not only has it been six long, side project-laden years since its last album ("Era Vulgaris"), but the revolving door nature of the group's lineup means that you may want to...
  • Around Town: The tale of 'Rattlesnake' James

    In July of 1936, a red-haired La Cañada barber went on trial for the murder of his wife. The best part of the trial was when a rattlesnake got loose in the courtroom. The barber's real name was Major R. Lisenba. He was a World War I veteran who had...
  • Rand Paul: Plagiarism accusations just attacks from 'haters'

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), facing accusations that he plagiarized Wikipedia entries in two speeches, claims critics are “making a mountain out of a molehill,” and that he credited the proper sources. While campaigning for Ken Cuccinelli, the...