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  • What makes a good hash

    What makes a good hash
    Generally speaking, the world is composed of two breeds of eaters — and most everyone knows their tribe. Ask yourself: Does your heart quicken at the sight of a stately crown roast or tenderloin marbled with fat as fine as Carrara? Or do you crave...
  • Abolish the vice presidency

    Sarah Palin is the product of a design flaw -- the unintended consequence of the founders' decision to create the vice presidency. For two centuries, presidential nominees have used the office to balance the ticket by naming a running mate from a...
  • Book Review: 'The President and the Assassin' by Scott Miller

    Book Review: 'The President and the Assassin' by Scott Miller
    The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century Scott Miller Random House: 432 pp., $28 Veteran journalist Scott Miller has done something very interesting in his first book: He has conjoined two kinds...
  • Summer reading: History

    Summer reading: History
    Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy John Julius Norwich Random House: $30 The respected historian of the Byzantine Empire and Venice now turns to one of the oldest institutions on Earth and those who have worn the mitred hat during its 2,000-...
  • Retracing his trip to Washington -- and back again

    Maybe it was during the surprise storm in New York City. Or earlier, during the growing light of dawn in Xenia, Ohio. Or on a cold afternoon outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Somewhere along the line, I realized that, in chasing the ghost of...
  • Obituary: Claude James Welker

    Claude James Welker, who grew up in Burbank, died Feb. 9. He was 69. Born Dec. 5, 1941, Welker attended William McKinley Elementary School, David Starr Jordan Junior High School and John Burroughs High School. He served in the Army in the late 1950s....
  • Mailbag: Child's life more important than phone call

    Slow down Burbank! In the past two weeks I know of two children who have been hit by cars — one directly in front of Jordan Middle School. Fortunately, these children had minor injuries and will make a full recovery. The next child might not be...
  • 10 things you might not know about the Kennedys

    10 things you might not know about the Kennedys
    Three Kennedys have run for president, and the last of them died Tuesday. Is the myth of Camelot gone with the death of Edward "Ted" Kennedy? Too soon to say. Chris Kennedy chose not to seek a U.S. Senate seat from Illinois but was named last week to...
  • Ending a 'Glee'-ful first season

    Finally, it's the regionals competition -- and for the glee club of William McKinley High School of Lima, Ohio, it is so "on"! The freshman year of Fox's Golden Globe Award-winning musical-comedy-drama phenomenon "Glee" has been driving toward the very...
  • Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart

    Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart
    The World That Never Was A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents Alex Butterworth Pantheon: 496 pp., $30 For more than 100 years, anarchism has been an embarrassing stepdaughter in the family of international radicalism, the...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...