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  • Fishing derby at Dennis Pond brightens up holiday weekend

    The clear blue skies and cool breezes of Saturday, July 5, were a welcome respite after a soggy 4th of July, and fishing enthusiasts had a perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the good weather at the Stafford Conservation Commission's annual...
  • Star chess player visits Glendale

    Star chess player visits Glendale
    The number two chess player in the world, Levon Aronian, shared his desire to increase chess' status in the United States, his road to success and his take on the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a Monday night event with fans in Glendale. The ‎meet-and-greet...
  • 3 new Central Florida breweries set to open soon

    3 new Central Florida breweries set to open soon
    Mention the Sunshine State and the first beverage that comes to a tourist's mind may be orange juice — but not for long. In Central Florida, 2014 is shaping up to be the year of beer thanks to a crop of new microbreweries. According to the...
  • La Caņada History: Resident appointed 'lead protocol chief' for 1984 Summer Olympics

    La Cañada History: Resident appointed 'lead protocol chief' for 1984 Summer Olympics
    Ten Years Ago Three men suspected of burglarizing a La Caņada jewelry store six weeks earlier were in jail and law enforcement officials were on the hunt for a Glendale businessman suspected of leading a theft ring that was believed to have taken...
  • Dine LA restaurant week: Where to get the best bang for your buck

    Dine LA restaurant week: Where to get the best bang for your buck
    Dine LA, the two-week Los Angeles restaurant tasting event, is happening July 14 to 27. Eateries around the city are offering special, prix-fixe menus designed to give diners a taste at a discounted price.  Those in the know use Dine LA as an...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three great fresh tomato soups in 55 minutes or less

    Easy dinner recipes: Three great fresh tomato soups in 55 minutes or less
    Love a great tomato soup? Our most recent Culinary SOS request, from reader Ruth Benson in Los Angeles, was for the soup from Angelini Osteria: "I had a wonderful soup at Angelini Osteria. It was a tomato-based soup that was the best I've ever had in my...
  • Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]

    Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]
    This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2). As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
  • Singapore anti-gambling ad turns into World Cup hot tip

    Singapore anti-gambling ad turns into World Cup hot tip
    Singapore has scored an own goal with its World Cup anti-gambling ad which features a crestfallen boy telling his friends his dad bet his life savings on Germany - who have just reached the finals by thrashing host nation Brazil 7-1. The video, which has...
  • Building the perfect Chicago hot dog

    Building the perfect Chicago hot dog
    Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog. Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
  • Providing free Wi-Fi gets tricky for businesses

    In Madison, Wis., where Wi-Fi hot spots often are easier to find than a parking space, you wouldn't think that a cafe would turn off its wireless Internet connection. But that's the case at Madison Sourdough cafe and bakery on Williamson St., where owner...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records" by Amanda Petrusich; Scribner (260 pages, $25) Tracing the rise of the record collectors' market,...