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  • PASSINGS: William Coblentz, Bent Larsen, Carlton Coleman, Juan Mari Bras, Hadley Caliman

    PASSINGS: William Coblentz, Bent Larsen, Carlton Coleman, Juan Mari Bras, Hadley Caliman
    William Coblentz Former University of California regent William Coblentz, 88, an attorney and former University of California regent who fought against South Africa's apartheid policies and upheld the right of communist philosopher Angela Davis to teach...
  • Voters warm to Jerry Brown's pension plan, poll finds

     
    A majority of California voters like Gov. Jerry Brown's pension plan for state workers, according to a new poll....
  • Will chess help Vick checkmate opponents?

     
    Interesting thoughts coming from Eagles quarterback Michael Vick recently on the game of chess, which he learned while in prison. Vick spent a good part of his Tuesday playing against some children at the Eagles Youth Partnership’s annual chess...
  • Music review: San Francisco Symphony's John Cage 'Song Books'

     
    Mark Swed reviews the San Francisco Symphony's miraculous American Mavericks celebration, which included a sublime performance of John Cage's "Song Books" with Joan La Barbara, Meredith Monk and, believe it or not, Jessye Norman....
  • Orland Park Library celebrates its 75th year serving the community

     
    This year marks the 75th year that the Orland Park Library has been enriching the lives of those who walk through its doors to make …...
  • Some scratch-off tickets appear to be defective

     
    Have you played the new $3 Red Hot Crossword game from the Florida Lottery? I bought my first tickets at the 7-Eleven at U.S. Highway 17-92 and Airport Boulevard in Sanford. I revealed my letters, but when I started to play the game, I could not scratch...
  • Eric Brody -- A human being, not just a cause

     
    The name Eric Brody has come up a lot in news coverage over the last few years, as his family fights to get a multimillion claims bill passed by the Florida Legislature. The problem is that we've come to know......
  • 'Justified' recap: Nest egg

     
    'Justified' has some of the best supporting characters on television, but is it losing sight of its hero?...
  • From jails to high schools — area chess promoter stays busy

     
    After bringing in international chess tournaments – and a chess legend – to Orland Park and Oak Brook at the end of March and early …...
  • Daum: Too brainy to be president?

    Daum: Too brainy to be president?
    As devotees of Barack Obama know all too well, qualities that made him so attractive as a candidate — an affinity for subtle arguments, a tendency to carefully weigh his options — have at times proved less useful in his role as president. That...
  • R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27

    R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27
    It's been two days since the news of Amy Winehouse's death, and I'm still trying to wrap my head around it all. While Twitter and Facebook feeds filled with appreciations and ugly jokes (did you hear the one about "Rehab"?), I returned to Back to Black,...