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  • Report: Politics played no role in delay investigating Jerry Sandusky

    Report: Politics played no role in delay investigating Jerry Sandusky
    Police and prosecutors moved too slowly to investigate charges that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had molested young boys, but there is no evidence that the delays were politically motivated, according to a state report...
  • John Louis Bourquin October 26, 1945 - June 16, 2014

    John Louis Bourquin <br/> October 26, 1945 - June 16, 2014
    John Louis Bourquin died peacefully on June 16, 2014, after a valiant, 13 month battle with lung cancer.  He was 68 years old.  Born in Glendale and raised in La Canada, he moved to the Bay Area in 1989.  He is survived by his wife of thirty-six years,...
  • Michael Henry Wilson, Documentarian and Author, Dies at 67

    Documentary filmmaker and author Michael Henry Wilson died of lung cancer June 26 in Westlake, Calif. He was 67. Known for his deep knowledge of film history and close relationships with filmmakers, Wilson directed documentaries including "A Personal...
  • Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?

    Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?
    How much should a person be compensated to breathe China's polluted air? If you're an expatriate employee of the Coca-Cola Co., the answer is a 15 percent bonus, according to a report this month in the Australian Financial Review. (Local Chinese are...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds

    U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds
    Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...
  • Support fundraiser for longtime friend with cancer [Old Town Laurel]

    There are not a lot of relationships that last a lifetime. Sooner or later even the best of friends drift apart, when the challenges of raising a family, a change in career plans or a move across country causes a tightly knit friendship to wane. That was...
  • Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014

     Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014
    When the national chapter of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union wanted to create an instructor training program in the early 1950s, it turned to Joseph F. Philipps, who 17 years earlier began his career as an apprentice with Local 597. Mr. Philipps...
  • Death is back, with a vengeance

    Death is back, with a vengeance
    "A lot of supernatural things have been happening to us, we feel," says Bobby Hackney, bassist and singer for the band Death. Death was a proto punk band of no renown in Detroit in the '70s, long deceased and now resurrected. Run by Bobby and his...
  • Out of the Blue: Let city know what bicyclists need

    In the year and a half I've been writing for the Coastline Pilot, nothing has generated more heat than my last column on safe biking and walking in the wake of John Colvin's senseless death. Hopefully that passion will show up at Tuesday's City Council...
  • Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads

    Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads
    You probably know that smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema and heart disease. But former smokers want you to know that cigarettes can give you a stroke, make your teeth fall out and cause your baby to be born dangerously early. These are some of the...