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Imperial and Royal Matters

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  • Info on visiting London

    TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 44 (the country code for England) and 20 (the city code for London). WHERE TO STAY The Goring, 15 Beeston Place, 7396-9000, http://www.thegoring.com. This...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Spirit guide Kenny Kingston

    Patt Morrison Asks: Spirit guide Kenny Kingston
    Everybody knows that newlyweds William and Kate are in town this weekend. But Kenny Kingston says he knows how that royal marriage will work out. The self-styled Psychic to the Stars who has hosted lucrative infomercials, TV shows and hotlines says he...
  • The Crowd: Royals catch Southern California's attention

    Southern California buzzed in the afterglow of the royal visit by the duke and duchess of Cambridge, William and his captivating bride, Catherine. Their first visit to the United States as a couple was short but, oh-so-sweet. Three days of parties,...
  • Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?

    Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?
    As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic. What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
  • Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter

    Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter
    Lucian Freud, a British artist who gained fame for his intense and deeply textural nude paintings, has died. He was 88. Freud, the grandson of the pioneering psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, died Wednesday at his home in London following an illness,...
  • Early resident had English ties

    Spencer Robinson was one of the early pioneers of Glendale, arriving here the same year Glendale became a city. He later served as the city’s first mayor. Robinson brought with him an illustrious history. Not only was he descended from old American...
  • Laurel Park celebrates 100th birthday

    Laurel Park celebrates 100<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> birthday
    Deep in the bowels of Laurel Park, beneath the oval where Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Barbaro once tread, runs a tunnel. It's a long-forgotten passage that bigwigs once used to escape the raucous crowds above. Queen Elizabeth II, who raced a horse at...
  • Mixing art and wine

    Mixing art and wine
    Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming? —Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill. A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
  • Orlando Bloom, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley on tap to attend royal polo match

     
    Royal polo match: Prince William and Kate will draw top celebrities to Santa Barbara for polo. Orlando Bloom, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Rosario Dawson are reportedly planning to attend the royal polo match, where Prince William will compete and the...
  • William and Kate will bed down in Hancock Park during L.A. visit

     
    Where will Will and Kate stay during their visit to Los Angeles? Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will bed down in Hancock Park at the British consul-general's residence, designed by Wallace Neff....
  • Will and Kate tip a hat to Canada, launch Calgary Stampede

     
    Will and Kate, aka Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, kept it down home on their final day Canada, riding in the 99th annual Calgary Stampede parade Friday morning then kicking off the 10-day event. Will and Kate also smoothed...