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  • John Uri Crites

    John Uri Crites
    John Uri Crites, 85, a retired aerospace engineer, husband, father (5), grandfather (14) and great-grandfather (21) passed away peacefully at home in Newport Beach, October 5, 2011. John was born in Los Angeles, 1925 to Viola Agnes Uri and Clarence Dynes...
  • JOHNNIE R. BETSON

    JOHNNIE R. BETSON
    JOHNNIE R. BETSON 1928 – 2011 Johnnie Richard Betson, Jr. was born in Fort Worth Texas on December 6, 1928 and was raised by his loving parents Johnnie Richard Sr. and Prebble Carey. Johnnie joined the Marines the day after graduating from high...
  • Academic achievements for Laurel students

    Valecia Winston, of Laurel, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Benjamin Cameron, a sophomore from Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College in Chestertown. Alex Paxton,...
  • College news

    Valecia Winston, of Laurel, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Benjamin Cameron, a sophomore from Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester atWashington College, inChestertown. Alex Paxton, of...
  • Glenn R. Watson, prominent municipal attorney

    Glenn R. Watson, a lawyer who was instrumental in the formation of the cities of Rancho Palos Verdes, Cerritos, Industry, Carson, and who served as city attorney for many cities throughout Southern California for 50 years, died Dec. 26. He was 93. His...
  • Flawed thinking in push for UM merger

    Flawed thinking in push for UM merger
    State Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller supports merging the University of Maryland, College Park campus and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools in order to raise their national rankings based on total research funding. Compilers of the most...
  • Anita Hill Keynote Speaker for Fit for King Housing Summit

    Anita Hill Keynote Speaker for Fit for King Housing Summit
    The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center will host the 5th Annual Fit for King Housing Summit on Jan. 13 featuring Brandeis University professor Anita Hill. Hill is┬áscheduled to┬áspeak at the center’s annual tribute to the legacy of Dr....
  • Sisters celebrate 25 years of happy feet at Backstage Dance Studio

    Sisters celebrate 25 years of happy feet at Backstage Dance Studio
    Not long after they began living their dream of owning a dance studio in their new hometown of Columbia 25 years ago, two sisters from Michigan watched that dream go up in flames — the seven-alarm kind. Six years before tragedy struck, Diane...
  • Jones High OL Duaron Williams shines as MVP of Ultimate100 camp

    Jones High OL Duaron Williams shines as MVP of Ultimate100 camp
    Orlando Jones High coach Kenard Lang has been promoting the talents of offensive tackle Duaron Williams for about two years now. And Williams is not one to let his coach down. "I've known Coach Lang since I was knee-high to a grasshopper," Williams said....
  • Two timeless, Depression-era novels from Edward Anderson

    Two timeless, Depression-era novels from Edward Anderson
    Edward Anderson had a strange and sad career. He was born in Texas in 1905 and grew up in Oklahoma, serving his apprenticeship as a journalist on a small paper in Ardmore, Okla. Restless, he worked as a deckhand on a freighter, plied his fists as a...
  • Tony Hillerman, 83, dies; bestselling mystery author provided insight into the native people and culture of the Southwest

    Tony Hillerman, 83, dies; bestselling mystery author provided insight into the native people and culture of the Southwest
    Bestselling author Tony Hillerman began writing his contemporary mystery novels set in the Navajo region of the Southwest, in part, he once said, because "they have a fascinating religious philosophy and a lot of good values." And, he told Newsweek...