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  • Around Town: Girls couldn't be stopped

    Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday. Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
  • The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service

     The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service
    Newport Beach resident Mike Talbot, Universal Space Lines LLC president and chief executive, as a California State Military Reserve major received the California Medal of Merit presented by Col. Marc Breslow, Regional Support Command South commander....
  • Ravens super-fan Captain Dee-Fense a goodwill ambassador for the team

    Ravens super-fan Captain Dee-Fense a goodwill ambassador for the team
    It's a sunny weekday afternoon when Captain Dee-Fense strolls into Beefalo Bob's, the pit beef joint in Curtis Bay, turning heads the way he often does. He's a big man, for one thing: 6 feet 4 and 235 pounds, with a build that suggests he's tossed around...
  • Bringing purple passion to a cause

    Bringing purple passion to a cause
    There are Ravens fans, there are passionate Ravens fans, and then there is Cindy Pierce. "I go by the fan name of Purple Dame," said Pierce, who lives in Severn and said she's missed just one home game in the past 13 years. When she cheers on her team,...
  • Jerry Lewis retires from MDA telethon, plans to sing iconic closing song one more time

     
    Jerry Lewis is doing his last Muscular Dystrophy telethon, plans to sing iconic closing song one more time...
  • Critic's Notebook: Jerry Lewis walks alone

     
    So. Jerry Lewis is out as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day Telethon, which he had captained since 1966 (though he had hosted local telethons for the charity as far back as the early 1950s). Having announced that the......
  • Jerry Lewis on the MDA telethon: Five memorable moments [Video]

     
    Jerry Lewis: Jerry Lewis' MDA telethon -- five memorable moments from Jerry Lewis' 4 1/2 decades as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Assn.'s Labor Day telethon....
  • Jerry Lewis has hosted his last MDA telethon

     
    Jerry Lewis: The MDA confirms rumors that it was relieving Jerry Lewis of his duties as national chairman and that Lewis won't be appearing on this year's MDA telethon....
  • Jerry Lewis ousted from MDA telethon -- and comics are outraged

     
    Jerry Lewis was ousted from Muscular Dystrophy Association. Comedians and others in the comedy community respond....
  • Jerry Lewis' ouster prompts outcry among comics at Laugh Factory

     
    Comedians speak out in defense of Jerry Lewis at Laugh Factory press conference....
  • Jerry Lewis’ unceremonious exit

     
    Who knows what drove the Muscular Dystrophy Association to unceremoniously dump Jerry Lewis from hosting its annual Labor Day telethon, and stripping him of his post as MDA's national chairman? I know I'll continue to give to MDA, without Lewis as its...