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  • Calendar: events for March 2009

    SACRAMENTO California Rivers Festival When, where: March 14, Sacramento Waldorf School Highlights: A Friends of the River-sponsored event with white-water rafting and kayaking vendors offering outings and lessons, classes about river sports,...
  • New on DVD: 'Australia,' 'Ashes of Time Redux'

    New on DVD: 'Australia,' 'Ashes of Time Redux'
    Australia 20th Century Fox, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99 Baz Luhrmann's epic "Australia" is at once a western, a war film, a Harlequin romance, a magical-realist fable and a tongue-clucking piece of social history, wrapped up in a decidedly Luhrmann-esque...
  • Tom Brady and Giselle Bundchen Get Married -- Finally

    Tom Brady and Gisele Bunchen decided to take pity on the media and finally tied the knot. The couple got married in a small, private ceremony in Santa Monica, Calif., Thursday (Feb. 26), report new sources. Brady, 31, and Bundchen, 28, made it...
  • What's the Catch?

    What's the Catch?
    It was during my first year in L.A., toward the bottom of my third glass of wine, as my office clock passed 10:30 a.m. and the writer leaned forward, blouse largely unbuttoned, to pour me a fourth while continuing to propose her TV series about the wine...
  • How computers call the shots for L.A. County children in peril

    There's no time to wash away the smell of sour milk from the baby's skin, so the mother wipes the dozing infant's face with the filthy bib hanging from his neck. "WIC cares about me," it reads, a reference to the free food program for poor women and...
  • The Rally recreational vehicle fest in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. The Rally When, where: April 17 to 20, Expo Center New Mexico. Highlights: America's largest recreational vehicle rally is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Route 66 with live entertainment, including a concert by Neil Sedaka, RV...
  • 'W.C. Handy' by David Robertson

    'W.C. Handy' by David Robertson
    W.C. Handy The Life and Times of the Man Who Made the Blues David Robertson Alfred A. Knopf: 304 pp., $26.95 It's one of the most familiar creation myths in the American imagination: a lonely crossroads in the Mississippi Delta; a down-at-the-heels...
  • New England surpasses West Coast as least religious region in America, study finds

    New England, where the Puritans and others sought religious freedom, has surpassed the West Coast as the least religious region in America, according to a new major national survey. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Religion in America: Portions of a...
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  • Vodou: Myths and Facts

    Zombies, black magic, dolls impaled with stickpins, witch doctors muttering spells and curses: Vodou, or "voodoo" as many people spell it, is the eye of a storm of fears and stereotypes. Many of them are untruths or half-truths, according to experts....
  • Lord's Place program in West Palm helps homeless find hope

    When employees at The Lord's Place created a pilot program in October to help the homeless, they were hoping to help 100 people per month. Today, they serve about 100 people per day. "We had no idea what to expect," said Diana Stanley, the agency's...