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  • Thieves said to target trash bins

    Thieves said to target trash bins
    Not only have thieves looking for an easy buck targeted the contents of the catalytic converters on your cars and the cans and bottles in your recycling bins, it turns out they’re also grabbing the empty waste bins themselves. According to Sgt. Ray...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Free parkland may not be the best gift

    Anybody want some parkland? If you're a public agency or parkland organization, we know where you can get 75 acres or more — for free. The old Driftwood Properties parcel, hillside land overlooking the ocean and Aliso Canyon, is up for grabs and...
  • Trash choice brings high price

    Trash choice brings high price
    Residents of La Cañada Flintridge can choose the company that hauls their trash, but in doing so, they might be choosing higher prices. Even with Athens Services and Allied Waste Services competing, and new hauler NASA soon to be offering its services...
  • Foothill residents saddled with higher trash rates

    Foothill residents saddled with higher trash rates
    Residents of La Cañada Flintridge can choose the company that hauls their trash, but in doing so, they might be choosing higher prices. Even with Athens Services and Allied Waste Services competing, and new hauler NASA soon to be offering its services as...
  • Grandma's new friend is wired

    Grandma's new friend is wired
    It's a medical device that looks like a baby harp seal, and someday it just might be your best friend. Which leads to some interesting questions. Like, Why would you want to hang out with a medical device? And, Is this a good idea? The device is...
  • Best Bets for May 11-17, 2011: Lil Jon, Bruno Mars, the Whigs

    Best Bets for May 11-17, 2011: Lil Jon, Bruno Mars, the Whigs
    WEDNESDAY 11: BRUNO MARS AND JANELLE MONAE Last month, the hip-pop producer Bruno Mars (above) joined Oprah, Sting and Mark Zuckerberg on Time's list of the 100 most-influential people in the world. Why? Besides writing “Fuck You!” with Cee Lo...
  • Travel: A Full-Scale Parthenon Replica in Nashville

    Believe it or not, Nashville is home to the world's only full-scale replica of the Parthenon. “They may scoff at it in the abstract,” says Museum Director Wesley Paine of the visitors they get from Greece, “but when they come here and...
  • Picasso stolen from Greek museum

    Picasso stolen from Greek museum
    Thieves broke into the largest art museum in Greece Monday and stole three priceless works of art-- including a Pablo Picasso painting. That painting, "Woman's Head," was presented to the Greek people in 1946 to commemorate their resistance against...
  • Going home to Rizes

    Going home to Rizes
    RIZES, Greece — When I mention our family's village in Greece, I usually write that Rizes is the most beautiful village in the universe. And it is. Your family's village might also be the most beautiful. This is possible. I understand that. But...
  • John Kass at scene of angry Athens protest

    John Kass at scene of angry Athens protest
    ATHENS -- It all started Wednesday morning when a man in Constitution Square reportedly shouted that he didn't want to leave his children in debt and then fatally shot himself in the head. The man, a 77-year-old retired pharmacist, instantly became a...
  • Why Kass is in Greece

    Why Kass is in Greece
    There’s no doubt that Chicago is a world-class city. Through events such as the upcoming NATO summit, Chicago influences global affairs. And Chicago is influenced by international developments as well. You only need to stop at the gas station to see...