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  • Free steampot, crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with autism donation

    Free steampot, crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with autism donation
    Get a free steampot or crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with a donation to Autism Speaks. The seafood restaurants are offering the freebies with donations made during the month of April. Donate $10 and get a coupon for free steampot entree with purchase...
  • Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour

    Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour
    When David Crosby wrote “Déjà Vu,” the song that would become the title track for the 1970 debut by rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, it was a meditation on recurrence. When Crosby sang on stage Monday night at the Troubadour...
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday

    Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday
    Crosby, Stills & Nash are back Saturday to headline the 2nd Light Up the Blues concert benefiting Autism Speaks, an event for which the veteran rock trio will be joined by John Mayer, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stills and...
  • Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener

    Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener
    HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation. There is one big difference...
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon

    On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon
    Last Friday, state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) opened her La Cañada home for a reception to honor five "Women of the Year" in celebration of Women in History Month. The awardees, Sister Terry Dodge, Jan Sanders, Caron Nunez, Margaret Mgrublian...
  • Día de concientización sobre el autismo

    Día de concientización sobre el autismo
    Esperamos ver mucho azul mañana en Connecticut y por todo el mundo! Mañana, 2 de abril, es el día mundial de la Concientización del Autismo. Cada año, durante los últimos 7, Autism Speaks celebra 'Ilumínalo de azul', lo cual es una iniciativa mundial...
  • For Towson basketball coach Pat Skerry, autism awareness hits close to home

    For Towson basketball coach Pat Skerry, autism awareness hits close to home
    When his son Owen was diagnosed with autism at 18 months, Pat Skerry did not believe it. "I thought it was way too early," the Towson men's basketball coach recalled. "It could have been other things. I was not really accepting of it." His wife,...
  • Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight

    Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight
    The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone. But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig has little to say, but he's giving his best

    For someone who plays with minimal restraint and is loud when in the company of his teammates, Yasiel Puig is a surprisingly careful public speaker. Even in his native Spanish, Puig reveals little, frequently falling back on cliches. The 22-year-old...
  • Wedded: Jennifer Ayd and John Linehan

    Wedded: Jennifer Ayd and John Linehan
    Wedding date: April 13, 2013 Her story: Jennifer "Jenny" Ayd, 29, grew up in Baltimore. She is a registered nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her mother, Elaine C. Ayd, is a secretary and her father, Gregory J. Ayd, is a general contractor and owner of...