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  • On Faith: What's in a name?

    A name is the means by which we are identified. In the olden days, many times the name took the form of one's origin or occupation: Joseph the carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, Joan of Arc. In Scandinavian genealogy, we run across patronymics. A son or...
  • Raising Cain: HBO's 'Mildred Pierce' goes by the book

    When trimming a household budget, premium cable is an easy expense to cut. Hold on to your HBO, though. Its "Mildred Pierce" miniseries, premiering March 27 and spread out over three Sundays, is worth it. Kate Winslet turns in a sublime performance as...
  • Classically Trained: Singing on a high note at the Segerstrom Center

    The Mormon church's tradition of music, particularly vocal performance, is as strong as any. President Ronald Reagan dubbed the Mormon Tabernacle Choir "America's Choir." It counts Emmys and Grammys among its accomplishments and an extensive library of...
  • 'The Book of Mormon' lands 14 Tony Award nominations

    'The Book of Mormon' lands 14 Tony Award nominations
    "The Book of Mormon" — the irreverent Broadway musical from the creators of TV's "South Park" — led the Tony Award nominations Tuesday with 14 nods, including best musical. The satirical comedy about a pair of bumbling Mormon missionaries on a...
  • Controversial Gravestones Could be Replaced by Inmates

    Controversial Gravestones Could be Replaced by Inmates
    New gravestone markers for a controversial cemetery could be made by Californian inmates. The California Prison Industry Authority has offered to make and install replacement markers for the Mormon Island Cemetery. The gravestones currently read “...
  • News That Matters: Malloy's Budget Approved, Toad's Place Founder Dies

    News That Matters:  Malloy's Budget Approved, Toad's Place Founder Dies
    Everybody's Talkin' About... • Mainstream media binges on Osama bin Laden's death. His demise marked with wreath-laying by President Obama at Ground Zero (Gov. Dannel Malloy among those who attended). Al-Qaida agrees he's dead, vows revenge....
  • County Board to Discuss Grave Marker Replacement Plan

    County Board to Discuss Grave Marker Replacement Plan
    A plan to have controversial grave markers remade and replaced by California inmates will be discussed by County Officials next week. Tuesday, May 24th, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will hear more details and discuss a proposal to have the...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 9/11

    Today marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. What are your thoughts on this day? I am yearning for the goodness of humanity. I long to stand soft together in silence with people of many nations, our hats in our hands and...
  • On Faith: Some perspective about the Latter-day Saints

    A few years ago, my son-in-law enrolled for a master's degree at a renowned theological seminary. Soon after, he was asked to meet with the admissions director. He was asked if he was a Mormon, to which he replied "yes." He was then informed that...
  • Dr. Phillips LB Phillip Amone commits during BYU trip

    Dr. Phillips LB Phillip Amone commits during BYU trip
    Phillip Amone was so excited about his trip this week toBrigham Young University that he almost sounded as if he could have committed before even stepping foot in Provo, Utah. But he waited. He even waited a day-and-a-half after arriving in Provo on...
  • Doyle McManus: Shifting sands of religion and politics

    Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations. Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...