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  • MDA Honors Steve Gleason

    MDA Honors Steve Gleason
    A former New Orleans Saints player is being honored for making a difference in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy. The first annual Muscle Team fundraiser was held Wednesday night at Harrah's Hotel, in the Vieux Carre Ballroom. Steve Gleason was named...
  • Cherished jersey stolen from Rogers High senior

    Cherished jersey stolen from Rogers High senior
    Kaelinn Snook lost her father two years ago after his long battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. On Monday, an important memento of Snook’s father was also taken from her. Snook, a senior at Rogers High School in Puyallup, came to Tacoma’s...
  • Tony Judt dies at 62; leading historian of postwar Europe

    Tony Judt dies at 62; leading historian of postwar Europe
    Tony Judt, a leading historian of postwar Europe and outspoken political essayist who also wrote movingly about his struggle with Lou Gehrig's disease, has died. He was 62. Judt, who was a history professor at New York University, died Friday at his home...
  • Rupert J. Deese dies at 85; Claremont artist created functional pottery

    Rupert J. Deese dies at 85; Claremont artist created functional pottery
    Rupert J. Deese, a longtime Claremont ceramicist who began producing functional decorative pottery with shapely forms and silky glazes during the Southern California postwar design boom, has died. He was 85. Deese died July 12 at Pomona Valley Hospital...
  • Favre's streak predates plenty in sports, pop culture

    It was on Sept. 27, 1992 that Brett Favre made his first career start at quarterback, taking the Packers onto Lambeau Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, 291 consecutive regular-season starts later (and 315 all told, including postseason games),...
  • Leopards shifting players on the O-line

     
    When Lafayette football coach Frank Tavani and I talked about offensive linemen before the start of his team's spring camp, I asked him if there was a three-position guy in the group to take the place of Matt Welch, who......
  • Lowen and Navarro's Eric Lowen dies of ALS at 60

     
    Eric Lowen, 60, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and half of the Lowen and Navarro folk group who with his songwriting partner Dan Navarro penned “We Belong” for Pat Benatar, died Friday at Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Hospital, the band...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Brother, can you spare $48 million?

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Budget negotiations between Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration resume today -- but with a new wrinkle. Yesterday, the Legislature's new Independent Fiscal Office predicted the state will...
  • Tonight: The return of weekly club night The Root Down

     
    In a notoriously transient city like Los Angeles, 13 years of throwing a weekly party qualifies for a Lou Gehrig-level of longevity. And in terms of any discussion pertaining to Hall of Fame club nights, The Root Down deserves a......
  • And the number is....

     
    Cliff Lee wore No. 34 when he was with the Phillies for the second half of the 2009 season. But when the Phillies traded him away and acquired Roy Halladay after the 2009 season ended, the right-hander took 34. So,......
  • Theater review: '33 Variations' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    I know, I know — you’re all just dying to hear how Moisés Kaufman, the writer and director of “33 Variations,” which opened Wednesday at the Ahmanson Theatre, explains the origins of Beethoven’s “The Diabelli Variations.” I’ll get to...