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  • 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”...
  • 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...
  • Rowing champ is truly extraordinary

    Rowing champ is truly extraordinary
    Hers is a story of solitude at sea for months on end, with only the raw power of nature to break the silence. She's rowed thousands of miles and survived countless ocean-borne perils, from dehydration to 20-foot waves threatening to capsize her 23-...
  • Intersections: Is Columbus Day worth celebrating?

    Every child who has attended elementary school in the U.S. can without a doubt recall the famous “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” rhyme. Though the rest of the poem is a distant memory, as adults, many of us have been exposed to...
  • Intersections: Descendants of the Tongva look to their past

    Long before Los Angeles made its name as the entertainment capital of the world and became known for traffic, diversity, great weather and coveted In-N-Out burgers, it was home to an indigenous peoples known as the Tongva, who lived and thrived in the...