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  • The American way of war: It may surprise you

     The American way of war: It may surprise you
    "We must resist our dreams of managing history." —Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis...
  • Roosevelt, In Hartford, Urges Support For War

    Roosevelt, In Hartford, Urges Support For War
    Admiral William Sheffield Cowles and his wife, Anna "Bamie" Roosevelt Cowles, must have slipped into Union Station quietly, without being recognized. Had the mid-day travelers in the lobby noticed them, they would certainly have put two and two together...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • 'Glee' Recap: Hold on to Sixteen

    'Glee' Recap: Hold on to Sixteen
    Spoiler alert: This recap contains the results of this year's glee club sectionals competition. And the winner is...New Directions. Obviously. Seriously, who did you think was going to win? We wouldn't have much of a season if our star glee kids didn't...
  • Debt ceiling? William Jennings Bryan raised the roof in Chicago a century ago

    Debt ceiling? William Jennings Bryan raised the roof in Chicago a century ago
    In 1896, a politician gave a fiery speech in Chicago about dollars and debts that, by comparison, makes the rhetorical barrages exchanged recently in Washington seem like after-dinner remarks at a morticians' convention. The nation was in a prolonged...
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  • L.A. Walks: Rancho Palos Verdes, Del Cerro Park

    L.A. Walks: Rancho Palos Verdes, Del Cerro Park
    Nobody walks in L.A.? Ridiculous! This is one in a series of articles exploring the many opportunities for walking in (and around) a major city. RANCHO PALOS VERDES, DEL CERRO PARK Distance: 4 miles Duration: 1½ to 2 hours Difficulty: 3...
  • 'Glee' recap: Saturday Night Glee-ver

    'Glee' recap: Saturday Night Glee-ver
    Get your bell bottoms and platform shoes ready. We're taking it back to the '70s on "Glee." Any episode that starts with Blaine singing in a bowtie gets my vote! After learning the theme for this year's regionals competition is vintage, Bowtie Blaine...
  • Residents slapped with fine for aggressive tree trimming

    A La Cañada Flintridge resident who is facing thousands of dollars in city fines for excessively trimming oaks on his property says the punishment is unfair. _________________________ FOR THE RECORD: This story incorrectly states that Franklin Wang will...
  • 'Glee' recap: Yes/No

    'Glee' recap: Yes/No
    Valentine's Day comes early to William McKinley High School. After a brief holiday hiatus, our favorite glee kids are back and sappier...I mean, more romantic...than ever. Case in point? The show opener with the Grease classic "Summer Nights" starring...
  • Centenarian celebrates birthday this month

    Geraldine Neva Stallard will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Jan. 27. She was born in Howe, Okla. on Jan. 27, 1912. She met her husband, Stuart, in Blythe, Calif., and eventually moved to Burbank to raise their three children, Connie, Bill and...