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  • A greatest hits collection of the great 20th century muralists

     
    The problem with murals is that they tend to stay put, like the mountain Muhammad had to go to in the old proverb because it wasn't about to come to him. Gregorio Luke has long offered a solution to Southern......
  • From the Red Car to the Blue Line: L.A. tracks its rail history

     
    The last Red Car to Long Beach rolled out of the station at 6th and Main streets just before 4 a.m. on April 9, 1961. One hundred-thirty-nine Angelenos paid $4 apiece to take the journey that ended the Long Beach......
  • COMIC-CON: 'The Simpsons' get 'Glee'-ful for upcoming season

     
    The cast of “Glee” has checked in everywhere from the White House to the set of "Oprah," and now the McKinley High crew is headed to the land of Springfield. “The Simpsons” showrunner Al Jean let the the news slip......
  • KUWAIT: Islamic purists hound education minister

     
    Kuwait’s education chief has run up against the fire and brimstone of puritanical Muslim members of parliament for her recent decision to tone down the incendiary religious content of the nation's school curriculum. In late June, reports surfaced that...
  • Consumer Confidential: Home sales, recliner recall, Monopoly money

     
    Here's your mystically Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Some unexpectedly good news for a change: Sales of new homes jumped 24% in June from the month before, indicating the buyers have gotten over their remorse about......
  • L.A to give people living in cars on Venice-area streets 'safe overnight parking'

     
    In an effort to deal with the rising tide of people living in cars and campers on the streets of Venice and environs, the city of Los Angeles will soon begin seeking an agency to operate a "safe overnight parking"......
  • Cal Poly Pomona receives $42-million cash grant, largest in Cal State history

     
    Cal Poly Pomona announced Monday that it has been awarded a $42-million cash gift -- the largest such donation in the history of California State University -- by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, whose cereal magnate founder established an Arabian horse......
  • Looking for delicious takeout for dinner tonight?

     
    courtesy of gonelocal.com Pei Wei Asian Diner is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by giving away two entrees for $10 today(printable coupon). If you've never been and/or haven't heard the buzz, Pei Wei is not diner-esque but rather the younger...
  • Hair Cuttery launches Share a Haircut program to help needy kids

     
    This back-to-school season, Hair Cuttery salons (including those in the Orlando area) will again conduct its Share a Haircut program, which provides  children in need a fresh haircut to start the new school year.  From Aug.1-15, every time a...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Zorn and Byrne on how to stop the violence

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to approaches to the high profile problem.....
  • Get a haircut — and give one to a needy child

     
    It's that time of year again — time for the back-to-school haircut. My daughter has, for many years, gotten her hair cut at the Hair Cuttery down the street from our house.  It's convenient, cheap and frankly, her haircut is pretty simple. This...