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  • Downtown L.A.'s Grand Park hosts its second annual book fest Saturday

    Downtown L.A.'s Grand Park hosts its second annual book fest Saturday
    Grand Park, squeezed between City Hall and other civic buildings downtown, is arguably the most beautiful new public space created in Los Angeles in many years. And since it opened in 2012, the people who run the park have been trying to encourage...
  • Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn't Threaten Cloud Services

    Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of "cloud-based" services like Dropbox or Google Drive. "If the broadcasters...
  • Intoxicating mix of booze, written word long-lived

    Intoxicating mix of booze, written word long-lived
    The relationship between taverns and writers (and other artists) has long been established and celebrated. It has also been derided, mostly by people who don't go to taverns. The tavern — or bar, saloon, gin mill, dive, pub or whatever you want to...
  • Tribune Co. Reports Earnings, Revenue Declines for 2013

    Tribune Co. saw earnings and revenue hits last year at its broadcasting and publishing units, according to the full-year and fourth quarter financial statements released Friday. Some of the declines were attributable to the extra week in its 2012 results...
  • The Biblioracle: Taking a reading on cities' literacy

    The Biblioracle: Taking a reading on cities' literacy
    Each year Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) endeavors to rank the most and least literate cities in America. Washington, D.C., has claimed the top spot four years in a row. Seattle, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Pittsburgh are the other members of...
  • Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'

    In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....
  • Tribune sees double-digit 4Q revenue decline

    Tribune sees double-digit 4Q revenue decline
    Tribune Co. closed out 2013, its first full year since emerging from bankruptcy, with a double-digit revenue decline during the fourth quarter. The Chicago-based media company reported fourth quarter consolidated operating revenue of $773 million,...
  • Tribune's profit declines 43%

    Tribune's profit declines 43%
    Profit at Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times and other newspaper, radio and television properties, fell sharply last year amid a further decline in newspaper advertising and a significant drop in earnings at its broadcast division. The...
  • Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison

    Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison
    The deadliest ground of the American Civil War lies in rural southwest Georgia. It is not a battlefield. It's a small area, 26 ½ acres, roughly half the size of Hartford's Bushnell Park. There, over the course of 14 months beginning in February 1864,...
  • Louis Bayard's 'Roosevelt's Beast' is a diverting expedition

    Louis Bayard's 'Roosevelt's Beast' is a diverting expedition
    As even the most casual student of American history knows, Theodore Roosevelt was a larger-than-life figure. Besides being our 26th president, he was an outdoorsman, an explorer, a historian and a war hero. T.R.'s adventures on the campaign trail, the...
  • Hampton Roads history makes for good reads

     Hampton Roads history makes for good reads
    A couple of new book offerings as well as upcoming events will please history lovers. Norfolk's Navy base "Naval Station Norfolk" is the newest in the pictorial history series by Arcadia Publishing, and it has plenty to offer for the aficionado of...