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  • Notable buildings tour scheduled for Saturday

    Visitors can take a self-guided tour of 21 notable buildings in the city’s core, including the First United Methodist Church and the Glendale Main Post Office, on Saturday as the Glendale Historical Society and the city’s Historic Preservation...
  • A sort of homecoming

    A sort of homecoming
    Charles Alm has a big birthday present in mind this year for his musical hero, Bono. In fact, the gift will cost upward of $30,000 — even though the U2 singer probably won't ever use it. Alm, the manager and guitarist of tribute band the...
  • Ask Amy: Homely friend finds love elusive

    Ask Amy: Homely friend finds love elusive
    Dear Amy: My husband's best friend from work, "Billy," is an amazing man. He speaks several languages, has traveled the world and does a million other things. He's also friendly, confident, funny, easy to talk to, nicely groomed and well-dressed, and is a...
  • L.A. plans to install street signs honoring fallen police officers

    L.A. plans to install street signs honoring fallen police officers
    As the Los Angeles Police Department reels from back-to-back deaths of officers in recent weeks, city officials unveiled a plan Thursday to install hundreds of street signs to honor those who have died in the line of duty. Since the department's...
  • L.A. officials unveil street signs to commemorate police deaths

    L.A. officials unveil street signs to commemorate police deaths
    Los Angeles officials unveiled the first of hundreds of street signs Thursday that will be installed at locations where police officers were killed in the line of duty.  Since the department's inception, 207 officers have made the "ultimate sacrifice,"...
  • Medical examiner: Ruptured cerebral aneurysm caused Bethel soccer player's death

    Medical examiner: Ruptured cerebral aneurysm caused Bethel soccer player's death
    The death of Arnise Scott, a 15-year-old sophomore soccer player at Bethel, was the result of a ruptured cerebral aneurysm, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond. State Administrator Arkuie Williams said the manner of death...
  • One more album of Nazi-looted art is handed over to National Archives

    One more album of Nazi-looted art is handed over to National Archives
    In the closing days of World War II, the Monuments Men, whose story was depicted in the George Clooney film, recovered 39 photo albums of Nazi-looted art from a Bavarian castle. The albums were introduced into evidence at the Nuremberg war crimes trials...
  • Mayor honors Norma Hertzog with annual award

    Mayor honors Norma Hertzog with annual award
    The Costa Mesa political scene of 1974 has long been over, but on Thursday night, Norma Hertzog couldn't help but have a little fun with the past. Four decades ago, Hertzog had the distinction of being the first female councilmember elected to the...
  • Wedded: Kami Scherer and Jayson Barth

    Wedded: Kami Scherer and Jayson Barth
    Date: March 15 Her story: Kami Scherer, 33, grew up in Arbutus. She is a procurement manager at ThermoChem Recovery International Inc. in Halethorpe. Her parents, Karen and Bill Scherer, live in Pasadena. His story: Jayson Barth, 36, grew up in...
  • Review: 'Suddenly, Love' by Aharon Appelfeld

    Review: 'Suddenly, Love' by Aharon Appelfeld
    Writing about writing is not uncommon, but it's a genre (if one can call it that) in which it can be hard to avoid cliche and a kind of narcissistic glorification of one's own craft. Why do we write? What makes good writing? Where do words come from?...
  • Michelle Knight: Ohio sex slave forgives her abuser, Ariel Castro

    For 11 years, Michelle Knight was repeatedly raped while being held captive in a Cleveland house, impregnated at least five times by her abuser, Ariel Castro, who beat and starved her to terminate the pregnancies. In an interview Monday, Knight said she...