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  • Medical bungling most likely killed Garfield

    Baltimoreans were astonished to find resting on their porches and steps early on the morning of July 3, 1881, an "Extra" edition of The Baltimore Sun. This was a first time in The Sun's 44-year history that the paper had been printed on a Sunday, and...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 'Glee' Recap: I Kissed a Girl

    'Glee' Recap: I Kissed a Girl
    Cue the Katy Perry music! Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you "Lady Music Week" at William McKinley High. The brainchild of Finn, aka Fetus Face, according to Santana, "Lady Music Week" is music by ladies, for ladies. Fetus Face is worried abut...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • New officers take their oaths

    The clock was turned back to the 1950s for the Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon at Verdugo Hills Hospital. “Rock Around the Clock” was the luncheon theme in the Council Room-turned-diner on June 11. And, indeed, more than 200 volunteers work...
  • 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...
  • Pulaski County History

    Founded: March 30, 1839 History:    Pulaski County was created in 1839 from parts of Montgomery and Wythe Counties, becoming the 87th Virginia county. It was named after Count Casimir Pulaski, a Polish nobleman who came to America after he was exiled...
  • 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....
  • 'Glee' recap: Break Up

    'Glee' recap: Break Up
    Well, thank you "Glee," for being utterly depressing today. Le sigh. Where's a Kleenex when you need one? So, alas, this is the break up episode, where one...if not more...of our beloved "Glee" couples is going to break up. Up first, we have Blaine and...