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  • Ron Kaye: Fighting the 'Power'

    They are a people who have long endured repression and reigns of terror across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Even here, in the Promised Land where so many Armenians are thriving, they still are victimized. Sometimes it's the pain of prejudice that...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago elections

    10 things you might not know about Chicago elections
    Chicagoans will vote for a new mayor and aldermen Tuesday. Other than the mayoral front-runner being kicked off the ballot temporarily and another candidate accusing an opponent of smoking crack, it's been a rather calm campaign. In Chicago history,...
  • VH1 tries to make a show viewers can't refuse with 'Mob Wives'

    It would be too easy to assume what "Mob Wives," VH1's latest foray into the reality world, premiering Sunday, April 17, is about. People expect "Sopranos"-style living, where shiny black SUVs idle outside McMansions kept spotless by immigrant workers...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England

    Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England
    For nearly 30 years, federal authorities say, reputed gangster Bartolomeo Vernace got away with murder. They say the bloodshed -- a double slaying at the Shamrock Bar in Queens -- was all over a spilled drink. Vernace's luck ran out Thursday when he was...
  • J. Paul Getty III dies at 54; scion of oil dynasty

    J. Paul Getty III dies at 54; scion of oil dynasty
    J. Paul Getty III, a scion of the Getty oil dynasty whose tragedies — mutilation by kidnappers in the early 1970s and an incapacitating, drug-induced stroke in the 1980s — brought into high relief the dysfunctional relations that beset his...
  • Fight Breaks out on California Assembly Floor during Budget Talks

    Fight Breaks out on California Assembly Floor during Budget Talks
    For the first time in 25 years, California state lawmakers passed a budget plan on time but it was not without a little push and shove.   A small fight between Assemblyman Warren Furutani (D-Gardena) and Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) broke out on...
  • 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...