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  • Forklore: Fishing for breakfast

     
    Another in our series of rediscovered gems from food historian Charles Perry: In England, a traditional breakfast dish dating from the days of the British Raj is kedgeree, usually consisting of lightly curried rice mixed with flaked smoked fish, and......
  • Pasadena Symphony announces its 2012-13 classical season

     
    Pasadena Symphony announces its 2012-13 seasons. A series of guest conductors will lead the concerts at the Ambassador Auditorium....
  • Author Greg Mortenson settles lawsuit, will pay charity $1 million

     
    A lawsuit over the charity founded by Greg Mortenson, the author of "Three Cups of Tea," has been settled....
  • Russian gay activist fined for promoting homosexuality

     
    The founder of the Moscow gay pride movement was convicted Friday of promoting homsexuality and fined $167 in the first prosecution under a controversial new St. Petersburg municipal law that human rights activists have denounced as homophobic....
  • Global warming protesters ramp up with climate talks' failure

     
    The failure of global climate negotiations to slow greenhouse gas emissions is fueling protest movements in the U.S. and other countries, as the effects of sea level rise, longer droughts and stronger storms begin to take a toll. More than......
  • CENTRAL ASIA: WikiLeaks dispatches reveal a Great Game for the 21st century

     
    The Americans were confounded. Maksat Idenov (pictured), the Harvard Business School-educated head of Kazakhstan’s state-owned oil company, had abruptly booted Guy Hollingsworth, a Chevron Corp. executive, from a meeting and from talks over a...
  • Allegations against 'Three Cups' author surprises HB Reads leader

    HB Reads' founder expressed shock Monday morning at allegations that the author may have altered and fabricated parts of the first book the citywide program spotlighted. Fred Provencher, who started the annual reading program in 2008, said he had not...
  • It's A Gray Area: Gratitude for 'Cups of Tea' author

    Editor's note: Instead of his regular column, James P. Gray this week has decided to share a letter he sent to "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson. Mr. Greg Mortenson Central Asia Institute P.O. Box 7209 Bozeman, Montana 59771 Dear Greg, In...
  • Michelle Ann Thoele and Jonathan Patrick Mahoney

    Michelle Ann Thoele and Jonathan Patrick Mahoney
    Michelle Ann Thoele, daughter of Anna Istas and Michael Snook of Topeka, Kansas, and Jonathan Patrick Mahoney, son of James and Georgia Mahoney of Newport Beach, California were married on September 9th, 2011 in Topeka, Kansas.  Mrs. Mahoney is a graduate...
  • U.S. Ranks Among Least Corrupt Nations

    U.S. Ranks Among Least Corrupt Nations
    BERLIN -- New Zealand is perceived as the least corrupt nation on earth, and Somalia and North Korea are seen as the most corrupt, a German watchdog organization said in a report released this week. The United States ranked 24th least corrupt on a...
  • 'Opus' a timeless soldier's tale; muted 'Encores'

    'Opus' a timeless soldier's tale; muted 'Encores'
    "Opus 1861: The Civil War in Symphony"  City Lit Theater's five-year-long "Civil War Project," undertaken in commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the bloodiest conflict in United States history, dovetails with the longest war we've waged —...