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  • Counting your prairie chicken eggs before they've hatched

     Counting your prairie chicken eggs before they've hatched
    The old-time reporters at the City Hall press room had a running joke years ago: Too many phone calls can ruin a good story. Even a wild goose story, or in this case, a wild chicken story. And what a story it was, with reports of $520,000 in state and...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ on Even Footing with 'Captain America,' 'Thor' Sequels

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Fiesta Days: How to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in LCF

    Fiesta Days: How to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in LCF
    Starting Friday, locals can celebrate Fiesta Days and Memorial weekend in La Cañada with a number of events, including a vintage car show and fireworks. Here is the lineup for upcoming Memorial Day events: Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days — May 23...
  • Winnetka post office lease gives option for redevelopment

    Winnetka post office lease gives option for redevelopment
    Intending to keep the village's options open for a prime piece of downtown Winnetka real estate, the village council recently forged a new month-to-month lease with the United States Postal Service for its use of the Chestnut Street post office. Village...
  • Amazon.com expands Sunday delivery to 15 more cities

    Amazon.com expands Sunday delivery to 15 more cities
    Online retail behemoth Amazon.com is expanding its Sunday delivery option to 15 additional cities after  rolling out the service in Los Angeles and New York last year. The Seattle retailer, which has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service, will ensure...
  • California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal

    California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal
    A California House delegation led by Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) is calling on Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to reject a recent pilot program with Staples to operate retail mail counters at 82 U.S. stores.  The pilot program, announced in...
  • Spring Cleaning For The Soul

    No. 1. I will stop purchasing objects from flea markets, antique fairs and on-line dealers in a thinly disguised quest for my long lost and occasionally misspent youth. I will remind myself that buying a small nearly empty bottle containing six whiffs...
  • Couple says postal worker killed pet dog

    Couple says postal worker killed pet dog
    A Texas couple says a postal worker killed their pet dog with a rock when the 5-year-old Yorkshire terrier escaped from their yard, according to the Star-Telegram. Lawrence Brown says the dog was always friendly and never aggressive. He believes the dog...
  • When a mail carrier spends too much time on the cellphone

    When a mail carrier spends too much time on the cellphone
    Stephen says there's a new mail carrier in his neighborhood, and she's fond of chatting on her cellphone. In fact, she spends so much time yakking away, Stephen says, she sometimes delivers mail to the wrong house. She also frequently uses the F-word,...
  • Famous avant-garde artist Georgia O'Keeffe shakes up 1930s Williamsburg

    Famous avant-garde artist Georgia O'Keeffe shakes up 1930s Williamsburg
    Georgia O'Keeffe was already a world-renowned Modern artist when she returned to her family's former home in Williamsburg to receive an honorary degree from the College of William and Mary on May 7, 1938. But to many residents of this small Southern...
  • Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area

    Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area
    Google and Amazon are going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other. Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and Manhattan from...