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  • Shirley D. Cammack, Kernan Hospital worker

    Shirley D. Cammack, Kernan Hospital worker
    Shirley Deane Cammack, a retired Kernan Hospital worker who was in the British intelligence service during the Cold War, died of cancer Nov. 19 while on vacation with her family at Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. The former Dickeyville resident was 80....
  • Some perspective on what we have to be thankful for

    Of the original 102 Pilgrims who arrived in North America aboard the Mayflower in the fall of 1620, only about half survived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving, in November 1621. The rest perished through starvation and lack of shelter. The survivors...
  • Duchess of Alba dies at 88; free-spirited Spanish aristocrat

    Duchess of Alba dies at 88; free-spirited Spanish aristocrat
    Spain's richest and most-titled aristocrat, the flamboyant Duchess of Alba, who was once a childhood playmate of Britain's queen and went on to become one of Europe's most eccentric fashionistas, died Thursday at her home in Seville. She was 88. Her...
  • Britain honors World War I dead with poppy tributes, concerts

    "In Flanders fields the poppies blow ..." is the opening line of one of the most famous poems about World War I. The red poppies that bloomed in the battlefields of Belgium and France became a powerful and lasting symbol of fallen soldiers and their...
  • 'American Pop' makes splash at Allentown Art Museum

    From the Fabulous '40s through the Swinging '60s to now, Pop Art's style has endured. Earlier this year, the Allentown Art Museum explored the beginning of Pop Art's story in "British Pop Art Prints," which revealed how American Pop Art grew from a...
  • Founders Room provides inner sanctum for the serious Chandler patron

    Founders Room provides inner sanctum for the serious Chandler patron
    At 8:28 p.m., the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion's Founders Room, with its soaring coffered ceiling, walls of Australian black bean tree wood and gold drapes of silk, is eerily quiet. L.A. Opera staffers stand stoically by the doorway, hands folded, awaiting...
  • John Oliver returns to host 'The Daily Show' for just one night

    John Oliver returns to host 'The Daily Show' for just one night
    Jon Stewart is in full-on promotion mode for his directorial debut "Rosewater." And "The Daily Show," his regular gig, is not exempt. In fact, promoting "Rosewater" on "The Daily Show" makes perfect sense, since the Comedy Central show plays a central...
  • Martin Short, back on Broadway in January

    "I CAN'T believe Mother did this eight times!" So said Cheryl Crane, daughter of the late movie queen Lana Turner, on the day of Cheryl's own (first) wedding. After 40 years together, Cheryl and her partner, "Josh" LeRoy, tied the knot last week....
  • Around Town: Answers to Glendale's bad optics

    Last week, our sister paper, the Glendale News-Press reported that our neighbor Glendale has some of the worst drivers in the nation. According to reporter Alene Tchekmedyian, “Glendale ranks toward the bottom [in] Allstate Insurance Co.'s America'...
  • Angelina Jolie: Marriage feels 'different'; she's 'open' to politics

    Angelina Jolie: Marriage feels 'different'; she's 'open' to politics
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are making marriage look good: The Oscar winner recently admitted that being married to the father of her six adopted and biological children feels "different" -- in a positive way. The "Girl, Interrupted" Oscar winner opens...
  • Angelina Jolie, now an honorary dame, meets with Queen Elizabeth II

    Angelina Jolie, now an honorary dame, meets with Queen Elizabeth II
    Queen of England, meet Maleficent! Angelina has received physical proof from Queen Elizabeth II that she is an honorary dame. "Ms. Angelina Jolie was received by The Queen today when HM presented her with the Insignia of an Honorary Damehood," read a...