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  • Steve Martin brings banjo and laughs to the Hollywood Bowl

    Steve Martin brings banjo and laughs to the Hollywood Bowl
    The show started with a bang and ended with a bigger bang. In between, there were salutes to veterans, classic American marches, bales of lively bluegrass music and lots and lots of laughs. Emphasis on lots and lots. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon...
  • Don't mess with Donnell Rawlings

    Don't mess with Donnell Rawlings
    Hecklers, beware: When comedian Donnell Rawlings performs at the Palm Beach Improv this weekend, he'll be ready with a counterattack. Known for his roles on "Chappelle's Show," MTV's "Guy Code" and its spinoff, "Guy Court," Rawlings got his start by...
  • Four cultural ways to celebrate July 4 in Los Angeles

    Four cultural ways to celebrate July 4 in Los Angeles
    The Fourth of July offers a number of opportunities to celebrate U.S. independence in a cultural setting -- the grounds of an art museum, perhaps, or the outdoor ambiance of a classical orchestra. Here are four local ways to observe this year's July 4....
  • White House naturalization ceremony carries added symbolism this year

    White House naturalization ceremony carries added symbolism this year
    Kamar Osei Harris joined the U.S. Air Force last fall for the reasons most service members cite: love of country and sense of duty. The fact that it wasn't technically his country didn't occur to the Canadian-born son of parents from Barbados and...
  • Was the Dreamers' sales pitch too clever by half?

    Was the Dreamers' sales pitch too clever by half?
    This is the lead of a story The Times ran the other day about a Fourth of July swearing-in ceremony for new U.S. citizens presided over by President Obama: “Kamar Osei Harris joined the U.S. Air Force last fall for the reasons most service members...
  • John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War

    John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War
    It is an indelible image of war: a soldier taking a bullet meant for another, or jumping on a grenade to protect his squad. Sgt. John Lee Levitow of Glastonbury was that kind of man. Levitow, the lowest-ranking member of the U.S. Air Force to be awarded...
  • Costa Mesa hires IT director

    Costa Mesa officials have hired a U.S. Air Force veteran with more than 20 years of information technology experience. Information Technology Director Steve Ely was first brought to City Hall on an interim basis in November. His position was made...
  • SunRail, minimum wage, and NASA: Letters

    SunRail and disabilities  The 1973 Rehabilitation Act banned discrimination on the basis of disability. It defined people with disabilities as a legitimate minority group deserving basic civil-rights protection. The Americans with Disabilities Act,...
  • Herb Vincent, Realtor, volunteer, dies

    Herb Vincent, Realtor, volunteer, dies
    Charles Herbert “Herb” Vincent, former chairman of the Burbank Planning Commission, president of the Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club and member of the Burbank Historical Society, passed away last Friday. He was 86. Born on Feb. 2, 1928, in...
  • Highland Park city manager to retire

    Highland Park city manager to retire
    Come November, Highland Park City Manager David Knapp will retire from a 44-year career in public administration that has included a two-year swan song of sorts in Highland Park. This has been the plan all along, Knapp said. After lengthy stints as city...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Air show, art show and wine in the park

    This weekend in Ocean City: Air show, art show and wine in the park
    It's another busy summer-like weekend in Ocean City highlighted by the return of a more robust and exciting air show. Art's Alive. Art's Alive offers its annual Fine Art Show at Northside Park, June 14-15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with more than 100 artists...