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Polio

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  • La Cañada History: Gary Lewis, son of Jerry, performs with band at LCHS

    La Cañada History: Gary Lewis, son of Jerry, performs with band at LCHS
    Ten Years Ago While the city was still waiting to see how — or if — the proposed Town Center would be ever be developed on more than 11 acres then held by La Cañada Properties at Foothill Boulevard and Angeles Crest Highway, the Planning...
  • Rotary hopes to carve scholarships from Pinewood Derby nostalgia

    The logo that Charles Kyler designed for Sunday's adults-only version of the Cub Scout Pinewood Derby says it all: "Same track. Same rules. No kids." Competitors have to be 18 or older to enter the inaugural Ellicott City Pinewood Grand Prix,...
  • Northbrook Rotary turns 50 in style: serving others

    Northbrook Rotary turns 50 in style: serving others
    "Friendships built around serving together become wonderful friendships," Jeff Tideman said after spending much of the afternoon of April 25 with fellow Northbrook Rotarians washing buses at the Center for Enriched Living in Riverwoods. The 95 members...
  • Fight against vaccination bill finds ally in ACLU

     Fight against vaccination bill finds ally in ACLU
    The anti-vaccine moms began lining up in the hall outside the state Senate hearing room at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, two hours before the doors opened. Some had babies strapped to their chests, others sat on the floor with small children. They had arrived...
  • The Rotary Club celebrates 75 years

    Members of the Rotary Club of Manchester were dressed in their best on April 18 to celebrate the club's 75th anniversary. The Rotary Club is the oldest service club in the world, said its President Ed Firestone. "It's an honor to have [the 75th...
  • Vaccine legislation properly puts public health above personal beliefs

     Vaccine legislation properly puts public health above personal beliefs
    Ask most rational people what their No. 1 priority is and, I suspect, they would answer good health. Love, friends, money, freedom, a good education, a productive life — they're all right up there. But none outranks health. So it's pathetic that...
  • Randy Blaser: Cardinal George's faith was deeper than we knew

    I was attending weekday morning mass at Oak Park's St. Giles Church when I first heard the name Francis George. Mass had just ended, and one of the parishioners came bounding down the aisle to announce to the priest and anyone within hearing distance...
  • Vaccine mandate bill revamped to ease home-schooling waiver

    Vaccine mandate bill revamped to ease home-schooling waiver
    A proposal to require more children to be vaccinated before entering school in California was revamped Tuesday to address concerns that it might bar many young people from a public education. But key members of the Senate Education Committee, which is...
  • Chicago's cardinal: Francis George rose to lead hometown's Catholics

    Chicago's cardinal: Francis George rose to lead hometown's Catholics
    For all the things that polio took away from a young Francis George — running, playing baseball and riding his bicycle — it did little to derail his dreams of becoming a priest. Even after he entered his freshman year of Chicago high...
  • Measles outbreaks lead to public health outreach

    Measles outbreaks lead to public health outreach
    Measles outbreaks this winter have sickened more than 150 people in 17 states, and it has been a wake up call for public health officials who thought the disease had been eradicated from the United States in 2000. Measles is a very contagious viral...
  • GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine

    GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine
    Thanks to a thoughtless equivocation by an American governor visiting Britain, the measles vaccine has become the first important controversy of the 2016 Republican presidential primary. As with other long-settled issues that unexpectedly pop up to bite...