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  • John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor

    John J. Lynch dies at 77; former L.A. County tax assessor
    When attorney and Republican Party activist John J. Lynch ran for Los Angeles County tax assessor in 1986, he was shocked at the result — he won. "It was a surprise," said Lynch, and he wasn't the only one taken aback. Lynch, who had never run for...
  • The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore

    The 'last meal': Part of death-row lore
    On the last day of their lives, Florida murderers Clarence Hill and Angel Nieves Diaz asked for taco fixings. Tampa rapist Oba Chandler ate two salami sandwiches on white bread and half a peanut-butter-and-grape-jelly sandwich. Panhandle killer Arthur...
  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • A good day for Fordham University

    It's great news to know a fellow Fordham University graduate will be the 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal. Yep, Vin Scully, the perennial Dodger baseball team broadcaster, is right up there with Vince Lombardi, another Fordham University graduate, as are...
  • Should Teach for America pack its bags?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Teach for America is great in theory. Recent graduates from elite universities teach for two years in underserved school systems, move on to successful careers in business, politics, healthcare, etc, and act as lifelong advocates for...
  • University presses: a view from the academy

    University presses: a view from the academy
    The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
  • Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief

    Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief
    Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84. Shea's death Sunday at a...
  • Lecture on “Becoming Human” at St. Stephen Orthodox Church

     
    Rev. John Behr, dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary at Fordham University, will lecture on “Becoming Human: Life in Christ according to Early Christian Teaching,” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Orthodox of St. Stephen, 1895...
  • Calvert School appoints headmaster

    The Calvert School, a private day school with a nationally recognized homeschooling curriculum, will welcome a new headmaster in July, the school announced Thursday. Andrew Holmgren, currently the head of the Middle School at Collegiate School in New...
  • Francis X. Hennessy, Jurist For 36 Years, Dies at 82

    Francis X. Hennessy, a judge who rose to the state's second-highest court and a political adviser to Democrat Ella Grasso in her campaign for governor, died Tuesday at the age of 82. During a 36-year career in the state courts, Hennessy was a juvenile...
  • Kiwanis president Thomas DeJullio honored

    Kiwanis president Thomas DeJullio honored
    Thomas DeJullio, international president of the worldwide Kiwanis organization, was honored Dec. 28 at a special luncheon held at the University Club in Pasadena. DeJullio told Kiwanis members about his goal to integrate the Kiwanis family into service...