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  • Hansen: Curvaceous peace in architecture

    Hansen: Curvaceous peace in architecture
    There are a few ramshackle stretches of Coast Highway in Laguna Beach cluttered with tired buildings and bad imagination. You become immune, driving by in a daze because there's nothing much to look at. But then you notice the curve. It's an organic,...
  • Topical Listerine eases one reader's shingles pain

    Topical Listerine eases one reader's shingles pain
    Q: Three weeks after a shingles attack, I was suffering excruciating nerve pain across the right side of my scalp and behind my ear. Acetaminophen with codeine was not working. One morning at 3 a.m. I finally turned on the light, grabbed my laptop and...
  • Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.

    Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used." We had all come to Springfield...
  • Winterizing Your Home

    Is your home ready for winter? David Cohen from Energy Upgrade California shows us how to keep the heat up and costs down. Winter is here at last! When temperatures dip in Los Angeles many residents get a frigid wake-up call by Mother Nature. Many...
  • A more typical winter homeless shelter operation returns, and so do the clients

    A more typical winter homeless shelter operation returns, and so do the clients
    Elaine Popkin took off her shoes and poured herself a cup of hot coffee -- milky brown from all the cream -- after claiming a cot at Glendale’s winter shelter earlier this week. “Let’s put it this way -- it’s home. For me, this...
  • Louise Erdrich seeks justice

    "Small trees had attacked my parents' house at the foundation,” begins “The Round House,” Louise Erdrich's wise and suspenseful new novel. Bazil and Joe, a tribal judge and his 13-year-old son, work to pry loose the stalky shoots...
  • Council hears solar panel review

    The visual impact of solar panels can be minimized, according to a report presented by the Environmental Sustainability Committee reported at the Oct. 2 City Council meeting. The committee, tasked by the council to research the availability of...
  • Travelers Asbestos Case Remains At Center Of U.S. Senate Race Between Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren

    A major Connecticut insurance company continues to be a political lightning rod in one of the nation's most closely watched U.S. Senate races — the one in Massachusetts. Television advertisements for both candidates, incumbent Republican Scott...
  • Nonprofit gives local veteran new roof

    Nonprofit gives local veteran new roof
    CARLSBAD, Calif. - A local group is giving a veteran a new roof and others a chance to get back to work. Walter “Mitch” Ritter is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman and fell on hard times after retiring from the military, causing his home...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Martha's Vineyard

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Martha's Vineyard
    OAK BLUFFS, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Just 10 miles off the southwestern shore of Cape Cod, the island of Martha's Vineyard boasts pristine beaches, soaring cliffs, peaceful meadows, bustling towns and plenty of bucolic island charm. Although a summer...
  • Vaccines aren't just for children

    Vaccines aren't just for children
    The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years. "Our mission is...
  • Remarkable Woman: Ann E. Smith

    Remarkable Woman: Ann E. Smith
    Firsts come up a lot in conversations about Ann E. Smith. She was the first African-American woman to win a statewide election in Illinois, for a spot on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Years before, she was the first African-American to be...