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  • Smith Islanders debate buyout offered by state

    Smith Islanders debate buyout offered by state
    Superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on Smith Island last fall, to hear residents tell it. Though storm-driven flooding damaged hundreds of homes in Crisfield and the rest of Somerset County, only a couple islanders got any water in their homes from the...
  • Land grant values hinge on the signer

    Q: Your column carried a photo of a Ben Franklin-signed deed that sold for $13,200. We have a document signed 1811 that grants land in Ohio to a family member. It's signed in two places by President James Madison and once by Secretary of State James...
  • LAPD union backs City Controller Greuel in mayoral election

     
    The L.A. Police Protective League threw its backing behind City Controller Wendy Greuel in the March 5 election, giving her a critical City Hall ally in her campaign to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa....
  • VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula

    VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula
    With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance. The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
  • Clothing drive dressed for success

    Clothing drive dressed for success
    The sun was shining Sunday afternoon as La Cañada Presbyterian Church put on a large-scale donation drive for Clothes the Deal, a non-profit that gathers business attire for men and women seeking work opportunities. By 11 a.m. Sunday, a full hour before...
  • YMCA sends funds to center in Armenia

    YMCA sends funds to center in Armenia
    The YMCA of the Foothills is reaching across the world to boost the organization's message of fellowship and community. The local Y, which has facilities in La Cañada Flintridge and Tujunga, recently provided $20,000 in locally raised funds for a YMCA in...
  • Local YMCA sends $20K for branch in Armenia

    Local YMCA sends $20K for branch in Armenia
    The YMCA of the Foothills is reaching across the world to boost the organization's message of fellowship and community. The local Y, which has facilities in La Cañada Flintridge and Tujunga, recently provided $20,000 for a YMCA in Spitak, Armenia....
  • President Harrison made history

    President Harrison made history
    If you want to break the boredom of a late winter Sunday, you could raise a cup of cheer to the memory of President William Henry Harrison, the nation's ninth president, who was sworn into office 171 years ago today. I'm also certain the details of...
  • Civil War anniversary stirs interest in Fort Wool

    Civil War anniversary stirs interest in Fort Wool
    HAMPTON — Long before his audacious victories during the Civil War Robert E. Lee was sent to Fort Wool, a manmade island in the middle of Hampton Roads, to battle against the elements. He wasn't entirely successful back in the 1830s according to...
  • Eating healthy with diabetes: Some Farm Fresh stores offer free tours

    Eating healthy with diabetes: Some Farm Fresh stores offer free tours
    Eating Healthy with my Diabetes, offered by Farm Fresh, is a store tour that helps people stay healthy while managing diabetes. The tours are designed to demonstrate practical strategies for meal planning, help customers understand and interpret food...
  • Burb's Eye View: The library books an army of presidents

    Any day now, Richard Nixon and Herbert Hoover will arrive at David Peterson's doorstep. At his Burbank home they'll join the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and Thomas Jefferson — most of the presidents, really, in a collection of figurines...