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  • Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris

    Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris
    François Bon knows about the hidden cemetery just behind the Grande Arche, a minimalist monument to modernity that looms over France's version of Wall Street, or La Défense. The decision to surround the office buildings in one of Europe's largest...
  • Boy Scout Troop 361 takes journey to New Mexico adventure camp

    Welcome home, Boy Scout Troop 361 members Danny Schofield, Daniel Pomeranz, Alec Font, Tim Lieberman, Michael LeRoy, Stephen Watson, Paul Watson, Luke Bosley, Josh Merrihew and Troop leaders Steve Merrihew, Gavin Watson and John Bosley. The group...
  • Steinberg: Timing is everything

    Writing a column on the final negotiation process for the NFL collective bargaining agreement on Friday for the Sunday paper may be an act of extreme recklessness, given the roller coaster of events occurring hourly. But as they say, no guts, no glory....
  • European shares fall to 11-month closing low

    European shares hit their lowest close in 11 months on Tuesday as weak global growth replaced the U.S. debt ceiling row as investors' main concern and banks fell on worries about the euro zone peripheral debt crisis. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (....
  • Winning by the hairs of their chinny, chin chins

    Winning by the hairs of their chinny, chin chins
    COSTA MESA — Families packed the stands and children clutching stuffed animals lined the track. Everyone was clapping along to Queen's "We Will Rock You" as the competitors took the stage at the Orange County Fair. Small, pink and standing on...
  • Steinberg: Get ready for some football

    The successful beginning of the approval process of AEG's proposal to build a new stadium in downtown Los Angeles means that the NFL is finally on track to return to Southern California. There will be delays, environmental impact reports, opposition by...
  • Gold soars: Find a reputable gold-buying service

    Gold soars: Find a reputable gold-buying service
    Gold prices soared above $1,700 an ounce Monday, giving those "We Buy Gold" billboards a new sense of urgency. But local jewelers say you shouldn't expect to get the appraisal price or the market price for your scraps. Like buying a house or a car,...
  • The job hunt gets social

    The job hunt gets social
    Gary Bacon spotted a Web designer job posting online several months ago and shot an email to a recruiter at Medifast Inc. But that was just the beginning. Bacon connected with a recruiter, Caitlin Goldstein, and the conversation moved to Twitter. They...
  • Convict Lake worth going on the lam for a getaway

    Convict Lake worth going on the lam for a getaway
    My brother, John, tried to sleep during the boring part of the three-hour trip from Los Angeles to Convict Lake in the Eastern Sierra. Fortunately, I was driving. Besides, I don't think there's a boring part, especially once you get on U.S. 395 in the...
  • 'Gold Rush' heads back to Alaska for round two

    On Friday, Oct. 28, Discovery premieres the second season of "Gold Rush" -- known in season one as "Gold Rush: Alaska" -- again following Oregon resident Todd Hoffman, his father, Jack, and their band of down-on-their-luck friends and neighbors as they...
  • Around Town: Joaquin, Rosita and history

    This story is true. Or not. At right about the time of the California Gold Rush, around 1849, a young man named Joaquin Murieta and his pretty wife Rosita traveled north from Mexico, to the California mining camps to mine for gold. The threads of...