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  • 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...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Practicing the art of stewardship

    My original intent in last week’s column was to try to capture the Zen of “The Garden Before the Gardens,” a festival this weekend sponsored by Descanso Gardens. I became enthralled in the history of the Tongva, the earliest...
  • The exotic, smoky flavor of Chile comes to America

    The exotic, smoky flavor of Chile comes to America
    Much like the metal that comes from deep within Chile's mines, the national spice also has a copper hue. Within the last few years, merkén, made from ground smoked chiles, has moved from being solely a local curiosity to a tabletop mainstay in Chile and...
  • Indigenous Peoples' Committee joins Occupy L.A.

    Indigenous Peoples' Committee joins Occupy L.A.
  • Artist to unveil Metro Gold Line bridge design in Arcadia

    Artist to unveil Metro Gold Line bridge design in Arcadia
    In Southern California, one of the surest ways to get people to notice public art is to put it near a freeway.  This week, officials are scheduled to unveil a new bridge in Arcadia for the Metro Gold Line extension. The bridge, designed by Minnesota...
  • 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”...