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  • Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'
    Summer and the City A Carrie Diaries Novel Candace Bushnell HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray: 409 pp., $18.99 ages 14 and up For women of a certain age, Carrie Bradshaw and her "Sex and the City" pals are surrogate friends — lovable yet flawed...
  • Production Design: All aboard 'Hugo's' 1930s train station set

    Production Design: All aboard 'Hugo's' 1930s train station set
    Surely, any author's dream is to be able to walk into the world they've created in their book. Plenty of writers have been afforded virtually that experience as their books have been adapted to film, but perhaps no one has realized this dream so intensely...
  • Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion

    Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion
    Edwin Gaustad, a retired UC Riverside history and religious studies professor who was a preeminent scholar on the separation of church and state, and who did groundbreaking work mapping the nation's religious landscape, has died. He was 87. Gaustad...
  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86. His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
  • Recipe: Beef daube

    Recipe: Beef daube
    Beef daube Total time: 5 hours Servings: 6 to 8 Note: Beef cheeks are not generally available at mainstream grocery stores and supermarkets but can usually be special ordered through a butcher. Let your butcher know how many pounds of trimmed cheeks...
  • Former Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown donates $30 million

     
    Helen Gurley Brown has donated $30 million to fund new media innovation. Can you really earn that kind of scratch editing a magazine?...
  • The energy industry's disturbing influence on politics [Ted Rall cartoon]

     
    In a disturbing display of the energy industry's influence on politics, Gov. Jerry Brown fired a top regulator for refusing to loosen environmental regulations on a risky method of oil extraction. ALSO: Photos: Ted Rall cartoons Sarah Palin's attack on......
  • Speaking with Rise Against: A message to the band's madness

     
    The way Rise Against sees it, now is the perfect time for it to be a band — and be heard. At a time when voices that have a message, be it the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street, are......
  • Jerry Brown's tax initiative rivals not backing down

     
    The backers of two tax initiatives that are competing with one favored by Gov. Jerry Brown are not backing down....
  • Quick analysis of UCF’s 2012 football recruiting class

     
    Quick analysis of UCF's 2012 football recruiting class...
  • VA chief to visit troubled Orlando hospital, lawmaker says

     
    WASHINGTON — VA Secretary Eric Shinseki told U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown today that he soon would visit Orlando’s incoming VA Medical Center, which is expected to miss its planned October opening because of design and construction problems. Brown,...