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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...