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  • Philip Hersh: My favorite passport stamp in 25 years of globetrotting -- Iran

     
    To mark my quarter-century of roaming the world for the Chicago Tribune, I have -- with help from the newspaper's electronic archives -- embarked on a trip down memory lane for a three-part series in this Blog. The first covered......
  • Book Store Owners Arrested for Selling Radical Literature

     
    “Oh, Man!” by Clare Briggs. Unfortunately, Google maps street view is a little broken at the moment. The area of the Red International Book Shop, 508 S. Maple, is here. Dec. 13, 1919: The Times publishes three stories about arrests involving...
  • Claremont Museum of Art to close doors on Dec. 27

     
    Bowing to continued financial pressure and a lack of donations, the Claremont Museum of Art said today that it would close its doors to the public on Dec. 27 and move its permanent collection to a warehouse. Officials said its......
  • Sepulveda Boulevard is getting some love

     
    When Sepulveda Boulevard's namesake reigned in the 1840s, the present-day road was part of a huge cattle ranch with grazing land and canyons studded with oaks and sycamores. Few motorists who now crawl along the Westside thoroughfare know about Francisco....
  • Wolf attacks on Montana livestock spike, stirring backlash

     
    Gray wolves killed livestock in Montana at the rate of an animal per day in 2009, stirring a backlash against the predators in rural areas and depleting a program that compensates ranchers for their losses. The sharp increase over 2008......
  • In vitro mystery meat redux

     
    In this week's issue of Brand X, Jason Gelt writes about the coming era of in vitro meat, and yes, that means what you think it means: meat grown in a lab. Now scientists in Holland have announced that they've successfully produced "pork in a petri dish,"...
  • Idaho, others prepare for California egg exodus

     
    Idaho is among several states watching to see if a California animal cruelty law drives flocks of big egg farms there to fly the coop.California voters in 2008 approved Proposition 2, banning cramped cages for laying hens by 2015. Neither......
  • New gallery takes over space vacated by Claremont Museum of Art [Updated]

     
    A new gallery has moved in to the space recently vacated by the Claremont Museum of Art. The OBJCT Gallery has set up shop at the Packing House in Claremont and will open an exhibition titled "Claremont Modernism" from Friday......
  • Linking L.A.: Manure tea bags making a mint for entrepreneur

     
    A San Juan Capistrano entrepreneur named Annie Haven has found a unique way to make extra money: manure teabags. The Orange County Register is reporting that Haven, who has a livestock business, is simply repackaging what her animals already produce......
  • Animals are big winners at Humane Society's Genesis Awards (but Tippi Hedren, 'The Cove' filmmaker and more humans are honored too)

     
    The Genesis Awards was an Oscar-style gala with tuxedos and glittery dresses and celebrity presenters, but at the end of the night, as befits an event honoring TV shows, films, documentaries, and news programs that highlighted animal welfare issues last.....
  • Bel-Air pet store finds homes for shelter pets in space vacated by former purveyor of puppy-mill puppies

     
    For five years, the manager of a pet store in posh Bel-Air met delivery trucks loaded with hundreds of ailing purebreds from Midwest puppy mills. "They often got sick in transit," Jamie Katz said. "They would put hundreds of puppies......