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Lent

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  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2015

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard after slamming into a truck. At least 28 people were injured, four of them critically. The driver of the truck fled the scene but was taken into custody later, officials said....
  • Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'

    Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'
    The chilly weather did not deter members and guests from attending the annual lunch/meeting sponsored by the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. After lunch, Chris Higgins presented an informative program on data breach risk, a true eye opener as he...
  • Lindeman to lead LCCC service

    The topic “Artificial Harmony” will be explored by the Rev. Skip Lindeman this Sunday when he leads the 10 a.m. worship service at La CaƱada Congregational Church. Organist Joe Klice will provide special music for the morning, and the Chancel...
  • DP List: Fish restaurants for the Lenten season

    Lent is upon us, and many folks, especially Catholics, choose fish over meat. Fish should be a regular part of our diet, anyway, so the Lenten season is a great time to revisit this reminder. Here is a selective list of Peninsula restaurants that serve...
  • Giving up Twitter ranks high for Lent

    Giving up Twitter ranks high for Lent
    Stephen Smith of OpenBible.info has been tracking what people give up for Lent since 2009 through Twitter. One of the top things they are giving up in the 40 days leading to Easter: Twitter. Giving up tweeting ranks third in the top five for 2015,...
  • Celebrating Mardi Gras, Austrian style

    Every year around this time, Sabine Schneider misses her native Austria, especially the month-long celebration known as Fasching. "There are a lot of events and balls during the season," Schneider said to a small group gathered at Kent Memorial Library's...
  • Winnetka church offers commuters 'Ashes to Go'

    Winnetka church offers commuters 'Ashes to Go'
    Braving the cold Ash Wednesday morning, pastors from the Winnetka Presbyterian Church brought church services directly to its community members on Feb. 18. Beginning at 6:15 a.m., the Rev. David Lower and Associate Pastor Adam Walker Cleaveland began...
  • NASCAR needs force-field technology to protect Danica from alien intruders

     NASCAR needs force-field technology to protect Danica from alien intruders
    Running off at the typewriter … Because Danica Patrick seems to crash anytime Denny Hamlin (or anyone else, for that matter) gets close to her, I think NASCAR needs to begin work immediately on some form of high-tech force-field technology....
  • On Ash Wednesday, two deacons deliver on the streets of Beverly Hills

    On Ash Wednesday, two deacons deliver on the streets of Beverly Hills
    Two deacons, one Episcopal, one Catholic, were standing on a street in Beverly Hills, in front of Tiffany's, across from Louis Vuitton. It could have been the set-up for a joke — and some passersby thought it might be. Or maybe somebody was...
  • Wegmans-Bethlehem leads chain in fastnacht sales

    Fastnacht Day was a sweet day for the Valley's three Wegmans locations. Wegmans-Bethlehem sold the highest number of fastnachts out of the chain's 85 locations, followed by Wegmans-Allentown at second and Wegmans-Nazareth at third. "The Lehigh Valley...
  • Club Calendar for Feb. 19

    Club meetings, luncheons and more around the county. SATURDAY, Feb. 21 Council of Catholic Nurses of Lake County: Registration due for Lenten Retreat to be held at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 28 at Marytown Retreat Center, Route 176 just west of Butterfield Road,...