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  • Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell

    Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell
    Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
  • Thoughts for Dr. Joe: Who would have thought?

    In the late ’60s I worked part-time as a street gang counselor in the East Bronx. Under the umbrella of the police department, my job was to interdict street gangs and keep them from killing each other. I used the old “good cop-bad cop”...
  • Ryan, Romney embrace a hyper-individualistic view of America's past and future

    Ryan, Romney embrace a hyper-individualistic view of America's past and future
    With his surprising selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, Republican Mitt Romney is asking Americans to choose between competing narratives of our past, interpretations of present realities and visions of our future. According to the...
  • Cooking Up a Storm: A Spring Harvest Cooking Demonstration at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum on April 21

    Cooking Up a Storm: A Spring Harvest Cooking Demonstration at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum on April 21
    Celebrate the season by learning how Native Americans once cooked their food, and what they ate in the early spring at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum's spring harvest cooking demonstration. Seeqan KeepunumooƓk, which means "spring harvest," will feature...
  • Time to do right by Maryland's indigenous peoples

    It's fitting that onMartin Luther King Jr. Day, Maryland's Piscataway Indians were recognized as a legitimate Native American tribe by Gov.Martin O'Malley("For Md. Piscataways, vindication at last," Jan. 17). If there is one group deserving support, it...
  • Natural Perspectives: 'Rapped' up in new teaching endeavor

    Vic must have thought that I didn't have enough to do, what with teaching at the Orange County Conservation Corps, writing this column, and attempting to grow 350 pounds of food this year. He asked me to team-teach his bird and natural history courses...
  • Celebrating the Piscataways

    The official acknowledgment that the Piscataway Indians are Maryland's indigenous people is cause for celebration ("For Md. Piscataways, vindication at long last," Jan. 17). Recognition of this fact is long overdue. For 25 years I volunteered as an...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Understanding the Creator's game

    The Iroquois League was an association of six nations of indigenous people in North America. The Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora formed a confederation, a central government, called the Grand Council. In the 1700s their...
  • In Iraq and Afghanistan, stupidity is the enemy

    First, a bunch of dimwits destroy our credibility with the Iraqi people in particular and the Islamic world in general by their actions at Abu Ghraib and now another group of idiots does the same in Afghanistan by burning the Quran ("Qurans burned, so...
  • Winter solstice: The cold-weather celebration is hot again

     
    Winter solstice is a busy time for a Wiccan priestess. Selena Fox talks winter solstice traditions and why our cold-weather solstice is becoming a hot holiday....
  • Home tour: Rammed-earth house on an Ensenada cliff

     
    Rammed-earth house in Ensenada, Mexico: Architects Alejandro D'Acosta and Claudia Turrent build an experimental house on the Baja California coast using little more than earthen walls and recycled materials....