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  • 'Living right' for 102 years

     'Living right' for 102 years
    Bob Parkinson began teaching Sunday school when he was still a teenager. Back then, Calvin Coolidge was president and Parkinson lived on a South Dakota cattle ranch, a long way from Glendale First United Methodist Church, where he has since become a...
  • 10 things you might not know about lieutenant governors

    10 things you might not know about lieutenant governors
    Have you ever used anabolic steroids? Been arrested for domestic battery? Had a live-in girlfriend who was a prostitute? Been accused of falling $54,000 behind on child support? If so, you might be lieutenant governor material. Scott Lee Cohen's victory...
  • Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs

    Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs
    The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
  • Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner

    Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner
    The word had already baffled one contestant when Frank Neuhauser confidently spelled it right — "G-L-A-D-I-O-L-U-S" — to win the first national spelling bee in 1925. Luck was his ally. Although he had studied for months with his mill-worker...
  • Laws redirect thieves from prison to jail

    Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors. Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Cañada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
  • Obama, Bush: High and low at hand-off

     
    by Mark Silva One new president rides in on a high note of public approval, one old president leaves low. On the eve of his inauguration as 44th president, Barack Obama dropped in on wounded veterans of a war that......
  • President Obama's oath: Twice, for sure

     
    by David G. Savage President Barack Obama took the oath of office on Tuesday outside the Capitol, as millions watched in person and on TV. He took it again Wednesday night - this time in the privacy of the White......
  • Obama's 'famously funny' predecessors

     
    by Mark Jacob Perhaps President Barack Obama's sense of humor needs a bailout. During the campaign, he made a quip about "lipstick on a pig," and John McCain's campaign accused him of insulting Sarah Palin. After his election, he was......
  • Calvin Coolidge – Modest Candidate

     
    “Movie of a Man Celebrating New Year’s Eve (New Style),” by Clare Briggs. Massachusetts Gov. Calvin Coolidge enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination in a declaration that is unimaginable today: "I do not feel that any man could...
  • President's first pitch: 100 years later

     
    by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
  • 10 best comedy lines from movies: ‘Well, nobody’s perfect’

     
    Another day, another list. Turner Classic Movies has released its choices for “10 Best Comedy Lines from Classic Movies.” TCM is trying to draw attention to sister channel TBS and the Just For Laughs comedy festival running Tuesday through...