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  • Maryland has one of the strongest craft markets in the country

    I was glad to see The Baltimore Sun recognizes the challenges facing the thousands of craft artists seeking viable outlets for their talent ("Creative outlets: 'Art incubators' provide shelf space and business guidance in tough times," May 24). As a...
  • Our Laguna: Warm and witty honors for Laguna's 'rescuer'

    Ann Hutchinson Quilter has never been one to pat herself on the back, not even at a luncheon in her honor. Speakers at the Laguna Beach Woman's Club Woman of the Year luncheon heaped praise on Quilter for her accomplishments on behalf of the city. But...
  • Gatto, Portantino take issue with colleague's 'Soprano' quip

    Two local members of the Assembly with Italian heritage took umbrage at comments made Wednesday by Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine). In skewering the proposal to eliminate the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies, Wagner likened the plan to a...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff still fighting for genocide resolution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and other advocates for a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide are taking a new tack this year, seeking both a genocide recognition vote and approval of a measure condemning religious discrimination...
  • Another kind of guide

    Another kind of guide
    The way to approach Texas is from space — you see the United States, the land mass south of everything looms up at the bottom of the country, Oklahoma rushes past, the sky gets dusty, boom, you're in a used-car lot outside Dallas, humid. Texas is so...
  • June 10, 2011

    June 10, 2011
    I went to a cartoonist dinner the other night in Westport and had a great time and a lot of laughs. My wife and I sat at a table with Randall Enos and Chance Brown who told the most outrageously funny stories about the cartoonists in the Golden Age of...
  • Attorney: Chicago restaurant sparked Karzai brother's political interest

    Attorney: Chicago restaurant sparked Karzai brother's political interest
    Ahmed Wali Karzai found his political footing as he listened to fellow expatriates talk about their home country during the time he ran a restaurant in Lakeview in the 1980s and early 1990s, his attorney said Tuesday. The Karzai family owned the...
  • Giulio Andreotti dies at 94; seven-time Italian prime minister

    Giulio Andreotti dies at 94; seven-time Italian prime minister
    Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who dominated Italian politics after World War II, but was tainted by accusations of Mafia ties, died in Rome on Monday after suffering from respiratory problems. He was 94. A lawmaker who lived...
  • Tinie Tempah plans to 'constantly be in people’s faces'

     
    Tinie Tempah’s strategy for making his U.S. debut match the success he found back home in England? “To constantly be in people’s faces,” the 22-year-old rapper jokes. Born Patrick Okogwu to Nigerian immigrants, the South London-...
  • Jamie Oliver is the latest celebrity to jump into social games

     
    Jamie Oliver teams up with Electronic Arts' Restaurant City to promote his recipes and TV shows....
  • Zynga reportedly preparing public offering of stock

     
    Zynga is expected to file for an initial public offering later this week or next, according to the Wall Street Journal....