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  • Living on the bay and loving it

    Living on the bay and loving it
    Driving the back roads that hug the periphery of Maryland's shoreline, there is no singular characteristic that defines the homes. The ones that date back to summer-only retreats are usually one-story clapboard structures with the give-away air...
  • Remarkable Woman: Amy Little

    Remarkable Woman: Amy Little
    In a ceiling-high, greasy tangle of wheels, fenders, handlebars and derailleurs, Amy Little sees hope. She's the co-founder with her husband, Lee Ravenscroft, of Working Bikes Cooperative (2434 S. Western Ave., workingbikes.org), a nonprofit...
  • Summer fairs and festivals across America

    Summer fairs and festivals across America
    Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of special, enriching events to enjoy in various parts of the country this year. Here are a dozen events –just some of what’s on tap for the summer—arranged chronologically....
  • Briefly In Education

    Laguna woman to teach in Tanzania A Laguna Beach resident and Cal State Long Beach lecturer is going to Tanzania for a 10-month fellowship. LeeAnne Langton, who teaches in the English department, was selected for the Senior English Language Fellowship...
  • Moving forward with the mission

    Imagine a hot August afternoon in 1931 and picture three dedicated Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, making their way up the hill, carrying a statue of Mary, a $5 bill and their faith in the new mission they were about to begin — Flintridge...
  • Rita Le Gette, former teacher, homemaker

    Rita Le Gette, former teacher, homemaker
    Rita Frances Le Gette, a former teacher and homemaker, died Thursday of liver cancer at her Severna Park home, surrounded by her family. She was 74. Friends described a woman always willing to put others before herself and lend a helping hand. "When...
  • Hooters case a reminder of TB threat

    Some may be surprised to learn that tuberculosis is in our midst after reading that a waitress at the Harborplace Hooters has active TB ("Hooters waitress allegedly contracts tuberculosis at Inner Harbor restaurant," June 7). Although TB may evoke...
  • 50 years ago: Hickory boy, 12, wins first Soap Box Derby

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 28, 1962: A Bel Air Elementary School student from Hickory, John Michael Kirk, 12, won the first ever Soap Box Derby in Bel Air. The sixth-grader had to win five heats to claim the championship....
  • The resilience of George McGovern

    The resilience of George McGovern
    Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...
  • O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up

    O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up
    Just over 19% of registered Orange County voters had cast ballots by 3 p.m. Tuesday, a notable drop from the 2008 elections, county officials said. Four years ago, about 35% of the registered voters had voted by 3 p.m. An increase in vote-by-mail ballots...
  • PASSINGS: Jim Flick, Jack Hood Vaughn

    Jim Flick Longtime golf instructor Jim Flick, 82, a golf instructor for more than 50 years whose clients included Tom Lehman and Jack Nicklaus, died Monday at his home in Carlsbad, Calif., of pancreatic cancer, his family said. Flick taught golf in...