| Apr 10, 2011
In 1983, art historian Jose Arguelles was driving down Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles to return a rental car when a vision bloomed: On Aug. 16, 1987, a critical mass of humanity would congregate at sacred spots around the world to bond with the...
| Nov 25, 2010
Popping the champagne cork at midnight while "Auld Lang Syne" plays is a time-honored tradition to welcome in a new year. But if you are looking to mix it up a bit or include a variety of age groups in the revelry, try one of the ideas below to start 2011...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Jews here and around the world are celebrating Passover, which began Monday at sundown.
Passover pays homage to the story of the Exodus of ancients Israelites lead by Moses out of Egypt, where they were slaves.
It's a time of family gatherings and...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 5:40 PM
Vic has been running summer birding workshops through Irvine Valley College and is preparing to leave on the big finale trip of the summer to the eastern Sierras. I'm going as an extra volunteer driver for one of the college vans on this four-day trip,...
| Aug 12, 2010
Wednesday marked the first day of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith along with belief in the oneness...
| Sep 22, 2010
Jean-Charles Boisset is the wine world equivalent of a star chef. Handsome, successful, globe-trotting and visionary — and wed last year to another wine star, Gina Gallo — he is intent on making distinctive wine at all price points. The French...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Two weeks after the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced it would extend the academic calendar of its 210 elementary schools by 20 days, administrators at local parochial schools said they are assessing how and when to implement the change....
| Feb 19, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Monday is Presidents' Day. But you already knew that.
Tell me something, though, just between us. What does Presidents' Day mean to you? Go ahead. Anyone? No?
The reason all you can hear is crickets when I ask that question is that the only thing...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 9:17 PM
This has been a date circled on a lot of calendars ever since the college basketball schedules for this season were announced. For the first time in over 32 years, Seattle University hosts the University of Washington at KeyArena. The game is set to tip...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:23 PM
A group of La Cañada Unified parents spent Sunday evening in Memorial Park asking Music in the Park concert attendees to sign a petition asking the school board to rescind its decision to eliminate four days of school next year.
The move to increase...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Inside your Chicagoland Health & Family section each Wednesday are entire pages devoted to health coverage and family news. The pages also include calendars of upcoming events themed around families or health.
The pages are among the 40-plus we've...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 1:28 PM
A benefit classic car show will be held Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Byron Memorial Park. There will be dash plaques and 50/50.
Classes include classic car, truck, motorcycle, rad rod, street rod, custom, plus best of show, all people's...