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  • Students cash in on imagination

    Students cash in on imagination
    A team of USC students took first prize in a highly competitive design competition sponsored by the Walt Disney Co., wooing the judges with a proposal to build a ride based on the movie “Up” at the studio’s Shanghai theme park. About...
  • A gold mine of documents on religious freedom

    A gold mine of documents on religious freedom
    How many times have you heard or read a rant about what the Founding Fathers "really" said? Now you can find out for yourself -- in their own words -- on Sacred Texts. This gold mine of a website, housed at the University of Virginia, stocks such...
  • Man-O-War shoal center of controversy again

    Man-O-War shoal center of controversy again
    There aren't many people who think that nibbling away at one of the largest underwater pile of oyster shells left in the Chesapeake Bay is a good idea right now. Not upper bay recreational anglers, who love how Man-O-War shoal acts as a magnet for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A.'s jewelry designers light up the scene

    L.A.'s jewelry designers light up the scene
    It seems as if almost every celebrity and Real Housewife is launching her own jewelry line as of late — and that means the pool for beautiful, well-crafted accessories has become a little murky. If you think it's difficult to see the shiny gems amid...