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  • Oak Park changes energy source from green to brown

    Oak Park changes energy source from green to brown
    After two years as a model of success for green energy, Oak Park is going brown. The Oak Park Village Board chose an energy provider for the village's electric aggregation program that uses fossil fuels — or "brown" energy sources — over a...
  • Pennsylvania bank submits highest bid for 1st Mariner

    Pennsylvania bank submits highest bid for 1st Mariner
    A regional Pennsylvania bank submitted the highest bid at the auction for Baltimore's 1st Mariner Bank in a deal that must still be approved by a federal bankruptcy court judge and banking regulators. National Penn Bank offered $19.1 million for 1st...
  • In the Arts

    The Fingerhut Gallery, at 210 Forest Ave. in Laguna Beach, is slated to present an exhibition of works by Grace Slick on Saturday. The former model and singer, known for her time with Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship, will be at the venue...
  • Eydie Gorme's auction-bound jewelry to make public debut Sunday

    Eydie Gorme's auction-bound jewelry to make public debut Sunday
    A collection of jewelry once owned by the late Eydie Gorme that is headed to the auction block in New York City next month will be previewed locally -- for one day only -- this Sunday. The March 30 preview at Sotheby’s Los Angeles marks the public...
  • Upcoming San Onofre nuclear plant auction generates interest

    Upcoming San Onofre nuclear plant auction generates interest
    Inside a building at the old San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, where storage casks were once manufactured to hold spent nuclear fuel, Dave Althaus looked adoringly at a large piece of equipment once used to cut metal. "That's a beautiful machine,"...
  • The Valley Line: NCL introduces and honors debutantes; Hillsides' Celebration of Art gala

    The Valley Line: NCL introduces and honors debutantes; Hillsides' Celebration of Art gala
    The first weekend of spring just whizzed by. With the heavy early morning cloud cover, the weather people commented that we were experiencing either June gloom or May gray. Absolutely nobody mentioned April showers. Our parched earth would have welcomed...
  • Letters: Power outage

    Re “Going once ...” March 26 Regarding the upcoming auction at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant and your line about the “the auction is generating interest”: That is the first thing being generated there since January of...
  • FBI closes investigation into theft of 'flea-market' Renoir as painting returns to public view

    FBI closes investigation into theft of 'flea-market' Renoir as painting returns to public view
    From the moment it was created in 1879, a tiny landscape of the River Seine by Pierre-Auguste Renoir has been characterized by a tangled weave of embellishments, layers and knots. When the Impressionist master sat down to dash off a quick oil sketch...
  • Consult an expert to verify painting's supposed 'California connection'

    Q: I inherited this painting. It's not signed, but it's been in my family since the 1920s. The only thing I know about it is that it may have a California connection. Can you ID the artist and its value? A: Given that all I have to work with is a long...
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Acquires Famous Italian Baroque Masterwork

    Wadsworth Atheneum Acquires Famous Italian Baroque Masterwork
    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art this week announced the acquisition of an Italian Baroque masterwork by Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the most famous "Caravaggisti," 17th century followers of Caravaggio. "Self-Portrait as a Lute Player" was painted...
  • Study of Two L.A. TV Stations Concludes Channel Sharing 'Can Be Done'

    Two independent Los Angeles TV stations, KLCS-TV and KJLA-TV, have concluded that it is "technically feasible" for them to share the same channel, in a study that could bolster the FCC's effort to entice broadcasters to participate in an auction of...