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  • Inside the PD: At the one-third mark in PD hoops (girls edition)

    Though we’re only 33 percent of the way through, there’s already a new face atop the Peninsula District girls’ standings. Though some of us (as in, yours truly) actually picked Kecoughtan in the preseason. Either way, one thing seems...
  • Hal Kanter dies at 92; Emmy-winning comedy writer, director

    Hal Kanter dies at 92; Emmy-winning comedy writer, director
    Hal Kanter, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, and a director and producer whose career included writing for Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, directing Elvis Presley and creating a landmark 1960s TV series starring Diahann Carroll, has died. He was 92....
  • Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'

    Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'
    Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101. Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...
  • Marje Everett dies at 90; legendary figure in horse racing

    Marje Everett dies at 90; legendary figure in horse racing
    Marje Everett, a legendary and controversial figure in the sport of horse racing for more than four decades and the chief executive of the Hollywood Park racetrack for six years, has died. She was 90. Everett's longtime associate, Dorothy Carter, said...
  • Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films

    Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films
    Farley Granger, a handsome young leading man during Hollywood's post-World War II era who was best known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense thrillers "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope," has died. He was 85. Granger died of natural...
  • Slow down, it's Maine

    BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower." I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
  • The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies

    The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies
    It's spring, and probably the most welcomed of the season's animals is the bunny — specifically, the chocolate bunny. No mass-produced creatures, these bunnies are made and sold by small, independent chocolatiers and chocolate shops. Grab your...
  • Umphrey's McGee lets fans conduct the band in concert

    Umphrey's McGee lets fans conduct the band in concert
    Bands that improvise often talk about channeling what’s in the air, picking up on a collective vibe in the room and turning it into music. In keeping with these socially-mediated times, Umphrey’s McGee is taking that notion a step further: Why...
  • For Palm Springs man, grief and anger over an end-of-life decision

    For Palm Springs man, grief and anger over an end-of-life decision
    On the evening of July 2, Bill Bentinck, 87, was led from his Palm Springs home in handcuffs, in mourning and in shock. The body of his wife of 25 years, Lynda, was still in the house, but there was no time to grieve. After telling police that his...
  • Dodger Stadium welcomes mountains of dirt for AMA Supercross Series

    Dodger Stadium welcomes mountains of dirt for AMA Supercross Series
    Dave Prater and his crew began systematically killing the grass at Dodger Stadium this week, and no one from the Dodgers protested. Prater did so by spreading 5,000 cubic yards of dirt — about 500 dump-truck loads equal to about 1.5 million...
  • Andy Griffith and the myth of a fair-minded, small-town Southern America in the turbulent '60s

    Andy Griffith and the myth of a fair-minded, small-town Southern America in the turbulent '60s
    Andy Griffith, one of the stars who put CBS on top of the TV world in the 1960s with an easy-going but culturally-packed sitcom that ran for eight seasons during that stormy decade in American life, died Tuesday at 86 at his North Carolina home in Roanoke...