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  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’: Win a chance to appear in the movie

     
    Want to appear as a Wookiee in “Star Wars: Episode VII”? Today, “Star Wars: Episode VII” director J.J. Abrams announced that a […]...
  • A former teacher speaks out on silence

    Carol Cormaci (“Teachers, we want you to tell us your stories. Please,” Nov. 24), is correct in stating that there is a “culture of silence” within La Cañada Unified School District; I appreciate her initiative to upgrade it...
  • Rule would allow campaign donations by text message

    Rule would allow campaign donations by text message
    You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say. Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
  • Kaley Cuoco makes another 'Big Bang' as an airborne model

    It wasn't her usual kind of job, but it certainly had Kaley Cuoco flying high. The female star of CBS' Thursday comedy hit "The Big Bang Theory" played fashion plate for several days earlier this year, both on the ground and in the air. This writer...
  • Dorothy Ann Young

    Dorothy Ann Young
    Obituary Dorothy Ann Young, 86, passed away on June 30, 2011, peacefully in her bed with family close at hand.  All of her children were able to visit with her in the hours before her passing. Born in San Francisco to Harold and Evelyn Sell on Sept 23,...
  • Orphans from Colombia seek adoptive homes in Columbia

    Orphans from Colombia seek adoptive homes in Columbia
    Rita Allan is a biology teacher in the Howard County school system and was a biologist for 20 years before that, so when she learned that the Colombian boy who would be visiting her family likes science and nature, she took special note of their shared...
  • Rotary has polio on the ropes in India

    Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
  • Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed

    Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed
    Breast-feeding didn't come easy at first for Sharalyn Webre, who struggled through five months with her first child. But with more experience, patience and family support, feedings were less complicated with her next two children, including a baby girl...
  • Culver City gallery owner gives crutches to Sierra Leone disabled

    Culver City gallery owner gives crutches to Sierra Leone disabled
    As a Culver City art gallery owner and marketing and advertising executive, Lisa Schultz wondered whether there was anything she could do about the plight of disabled men, women and children in Sierra Leone. Many had lost limbs during unspeakable...
  • Ten @ 10: Scariest food encounters

    Ten @ 10: Scariest food encounters
    Halloween candy is a nightmare only for nutritionists, dentists and those mothers who think raw carrot sticks and a UNICEF box are all one needs for trick or treating. So, what a relief when the Tribune’s Kevin Pang proposed a Ten @ 10 Halloween...
  • A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts

    A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts
    When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...