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    YOUR WEEKEND TODAY: Adults are invited to experience No Square Theatre's "Rocky Horror Show," 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday at Legion Hall, 384 Legion St., Laguna Beach. Tickets are $22 and can be purchased at http://www.nosquare.org SATURDAY:...
  • Rohrer closes doors

    After four years in Laguna Beach, Rohrer Fine Art has closed its doors permanently. The upscale gallery, where a multi-million dollar sale of works by Monet and Degas made local history in 2007, has moved its wares to Palm Desert and a new location in...
  • 10 things you might not know about the U.S. Supreme Court

    10 things you might not know about the U.S. Supreme Court
    Chicago native John Paul Stevens is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court, and at least four people with Chicago ties are in the running. There are Diane Wood and Ann C. Williams, who are federal appeals judges here, plus Merrick Garland, a Washington-...
  • Local baker lost everything, built a new business

    Local baker lost everything, built a new business
    Just before Thanksgiving, Anna Lilly sat in a social worker's office asking for food stamps. Fighting back tears, the Newport News mom and wife recited her account balance — $2.18. And, as she told the social worker, nothing was coming in. Eight...
  • The simple summer pleasures of amusement parks

    The simple summer pleasures of amusement parks
    With a handful of amusement parks within easy driving distance, Baltimoreans can spend their summer weekends sampling breath-taking roller coasters, cavorting with some of their kids' favorite animated characters or getting soaked even though they're...
  • Providing sight and sound to needy

    Burbank Noon Lions club offers two important programs for low-income individuals living in the city. Over the past year, eye exams and glasses with a market value of more than $2,600 have been provided to several qualifying Burbank residents. The second...
  • 'Mystery Patients' Uncover Medical Errors

    'Mystery Patients' Uncover Medical Errors
    The elderly man was emaciated, so hospital physicians were running a series of tests for cancer, a common cause of weight loss in older patients. Dr. Saul Weiner suspected something else might be going on. "Where are you living?" he remembers inquiring....
  • Around Town: La Cañada guacamole

    Around Town: La Cañada guacamole
    Summer. Lazy days. I was walking down Foothill Boulevard with Miss Audrey Hepburn, our black Lab rescue dog from the Pasadena Humane Society. It was a nice evening and a lot of the regulars were out, walking their dogs. Suddenly Miss Hepburn stopped....
  • The Crowd: Partying as though it's 1929

      On Sept. 25, the Crystal Cove Alliance plans to take donors back to 1920s and '30s Prohibition era in California for the upcoming eighth annual Crystal Cove Alliance beach gala. Last week in Newport Coast, 75 donors gathered for a pre-event...
  • Questions surround New Horizons

    Questions surround New Horizons
    SOUTH GLENDALE — One week before city officials are due to give an update on a delayed project for New Horizons Family Center, revelations of financial troubles at the nonprofit suggest problems run deeper than mere construction setbacks. When the...
  • Minorities have tough time finding marrow donors

    Minorities have tough time finding marrow donors
    The 7-year-old kicks and jumps in a joyful, improvisational dance. "The last time, it was just like this," Thomas Oliver says of his son, Zyreal Oliver-Chandler. "One hour later he was flat in bed, unconscious with a heart rate of 200." Zyreal has...