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  • Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, businessman

    Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, businessman
    Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, former owner of a cleaning and dyeing concern who played a pivotal role in the founding of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville, died May 21 of complications from cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 77. The son of...
  • Events: Pride Week, Carmela ice cream courses, A Taste of Greece

    Events: Pride Week, Carmela ice cream courses, A Taste of Greece
    It's Pride Week, and Los Angeles is gearing up to celebrate. Tres by Jose Andres is holding “LGBTea,” a special afternoon tea service daily from 3 to 5 p.m. In addition to its normal afternoon tea, Tres will offer a selection of specialty...
  • Fish Fry expands menu but retains tradition

    Fish Fry expands menu but retains tradition
    If you see a pillar of flame this weekend at Costa Mesa's Fish Fry and Carnival, it won't be a case of fish over-frying. Rather, it will be the flaming cheese. That's the American term, at least, for saganaki, a Greek delicacy made by frying a block...
  • Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race

    Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race
    He has no high-profile endorsements. His last name is often misspelled. And many voters have no idea he's the guy who spoke publicly of inmate abuse and ordered up audits of jail brutality nearly two years before former Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged...
  • Applying religious 'rules' calls for a careful balance between compassion and continuity

    Q: I am Catholic, and recently attended the First Holy Communion for the son of dear friends at the Catholic church they attend. The family is very active at the church and the parish school this boy attends. After the ceremony, when everyone got up to...
  • Ocean City 2014 events

    Ocean City 2014 events
    MAY Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The action is headquartered at the Clarion Resort...
  • Newport News Greek Festival opens on May 29

    Newport News Greek Festival opens on May 29
    Greek food, music and dancing are the draw at the annual Newport News Greek Festival, taking place this year from May 29-June 1. Under a large tent set up on the grounds of the Orthodox Church, guests can enjoy favorite Greek dishes such as moussaka,...
  • During Syrian siege, siblings honed the art of improvised survival

    Sobhi Fares ducks beneath the battered arches of a once-grand Ottoman villa. His trained eyes scan for shoots of green that spring improbably from the clutter of shattered masonry, tumbled walls and jagged shards of shrapnel. "This one, here, you can...
  • The frightening popularity of Golden Dawn's anti-Semitism in Greece

    The frightening popularity of Golden Dawn's anti-Semitism in Greece
    In the cradle of democracy, next week’s elections are not looking good — for Greeks, European unity or NATO. In local elections held Sunday, 16% of Athenians voted for Ilias Kasidiaris, the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn’s candidate for mayor of...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Leviathan'

    In "Leviathan," which director Andrey Zvyagintsev has described as a loose retelling of the Book of Job, an ordinary man must wrestle with his faith not in God but in the Russian state -- an epic struggle against a monster with many faces possessed of the...
  • Jerusalem readies for Pope Francis' Holy Land tour

    Days ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival in Jerusalem as part of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Israeli authorities put the finishing touches on preparations for the visit, smoothing out protocol on pomp, protection and politics. Half a century after...