| Jun 21, 2012
100 Years Ago
For the birds
Tips in the household section of the Times:
"Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere.
Putting away winter clothing:
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:58 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In a democracy, nothing is supposed to matter more than the will of the people.
So it was painful to watch last week as the will of the people was overturned and one of Arizona's duly elected representatives was forced from office. It wasn't a recall...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Livin' la vida loca...at William McKinley High.
At first, I'd considered putting my Spanish minor and that fall semester in Spain to good use and write this recap in Spanish. But then I reconsidered because I couldn't get the accent marks and tildes to...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:17 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2011
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...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 5:18 PM
It's Valentine's Day at William McKinley High. Cue the sappy love songs.
If you guessed this week's glee club's assignment would be "World's Greatest Love Songs," then you, my friend, are correct. And everyone's not-so-favorite rich girl, Sugar, is...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:23 PM
More than 300 members and guests of the Oakmont League were transported to Paris with its accompanying food, fashions and fortune. The Sheraton Universal Hotel was sumptuously decorated for “Springtime in Paris” at the League’s annual...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:42 AM
Mary Genevieve Cadmus died on 23 March 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif. Mary Genevieve Bastean was born on 28 July 1918 on a farm near Old Monroe, Mo. After graduating from Troy High School and working in the office of the prosecuting attorney of Lincoln...