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  • Business owners bullish on Glendale's housing boom

    Business owners bullish on Glendale's housing boom
    Neon yellow pads of insulation and dark blue-painted steel pipes interconnect all over downtown, stages of construction that will one day house Glendale residents. Brand Boulevard is home to towering cranes, hard-hatted workers and an endless supply...
  • Ben Affleck on blackjack story: It 'took place' but wasn't that bad

    Ben Affleck on blackjack story: It 'took place' but wasn't that bad
    Ben Affleck knows a thing or two about media scrutiny and is setting the record straight about that so-called gambling addiction that's been purported in the tabloids. The star of David Fincher's adaptation of "Gone Girl," whose character, Nick Dunne,...
  • Barbara's Bits and Bites: Great ramen; frustrating dinette

    Barbara's Bits and Bites: Great ramen; frustrating dinette
    Though I enjoy writing about the local political scene, I look forward each month to switching gears to discover and rediscover fun places to eat in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. One place I recently discovered was Kitakata Ramen Ban Nai at 891 Baker...
  • READER SUBMITTED: YMCA Of Greater Hartford Receives $50,000 Grant

    The YMCA of Greater Hartford's Adaptive Sports Program offers people with disabilities, including those who have suffered traumatic injury or an illness compromising their physical ability, the opportunity to improve all aspects of their physical and...
  • R&A allows women members after overwhelming 'yes' vote

    LONDON (Reuters) - After 260 years of exclusion, women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient golf club after an overwhelming members' vote opened the doors to the famous St Andrews clubhouse and paved the way for them to play a role in the...
  • What they said about the R&A vote to allow women members

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Royal & Ancient golf club's decision to allow women members after 260 years on Thursday has been widely welcomed within and beyond the game. Here are a selection of reactions to the vote, which was passed with an 85 percent...
  • Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food

    Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food
    Often on a trip to New York, I’ll find myself in the afternoon or late in the evening seated with friends at a table at Buvette in the West Village, talking, drinking rosé or a pretty Beaujolais, with a platter of butter and anchovy tartinettes or a...
  • Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

    Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?
    Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....
  • Golf roundup: Royal and Ancient votes to allow women

    The Sports Xchange Golf roundup: Royal and Ancient votes to allow women While Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday to decide their independence from Great Britain, another historic vote was taking place. After 260 years, the Royal and Ancient...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city

     A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city
    Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
  • Bonds formed, crops grown at Newport News community garden

    NEWPORT NEWS — Since the city's community garden opened in 2011, Pat and Kenny Clark have looked to the garden for fresh produce, exercise and new friends. "We had everything planted by the 10th of May, and picked our first tomato June 14," said...