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  • Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour

    Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour
    When David Crosby wrote “Déjà Vu,” the song that would become the title track for the 1970 debut by rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, it was a meditation on recurrence. When Crosby sang on stage Monday night at the Troubadour...
  • Creating connections with children who have Autism

    (BPT) - It's the single most-common developmental disability in America, affects more than 2 million Americans, has grown 10-fold in the past four decades, and is a highly complex disorder, yet at its heart Autism is a disorder that affects human...
  • West County: 2 student producers help guide Spalding musical

    Student producers Brent Behringer and Karen Holl are the yin and yang of Archbishop Spalding High School's theatre production team. Behringer is the chief for the stage crew that seeks to stay behind the scenes, while Holl is in charge of the cast and...
  • Running: County runners went distance in 2013

    Once again we have searched high and low (mostly low) to ferret out those running feats worthy of mention and we are happy to provide the list of those who made the mistake of telling me of their totals for the past year. It should be noted that former...
  • Broward County

    First Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jazz Brunch Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Listen to the soulful sounds from local jazz artists on four stages. Brunch will be served in the Einstein Reception Room and in the Peck Courtyard, where one of three...
  • Autism Awareness Day

    Autism Awareness Day
    Expect to see a whole lot of blue tomorrow in Connecticut and around the world! Tomorrow, April 2nd, is World Autism Awareness Day. Each year, for the past 7, Autism Speaks celebrates "Light It Up Blue", which is a global initiative that kicks off ...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig has little to say, but he's giving his best

    For someone who plays with minimal restraint and is loud when in the company of his teammates, Yasiel Puig is a surprisingly careful public speaker. Even in his native Spanish, Puig reveals little, frequently falling back on cliches. The 22-year-old...
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon

    On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon
    Last Friday, state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) opened her La Cañada home for a reception to honor five "Women of the Year" in celebration of Women in History Month. The awardees, Sister Terry Dodge, Jan Sanders, Caron Nunez, Margaret Mgrublian...
  • Día de concientización sobre el autismo

    Día de concientización sobre el autismo
    Esperamos ver mucho azul mañana en Connecticut y por todo el mundo! Mañana, 2 de abril, es el día mundial de la Concientización del Autismo. Cada año, durante los últimos 7, Autism Speaks celebra 'Ilumínalo de azul', lo cual es una iniciativa mundial...
  • Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team tackles tougher nonleague schedule

    Coming off a run to the PIAA Class 3A final, the Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team encountered some difficulty in scheduling nonleague games for this season. The Golden Hawks wound up with a collection of contests that should have them prepared...
  • Understanding autism -- Mike Royko's son updates his family's experience with its 'greatest tragedy'

     
    (Photo taken by Brad Schade) David and Karen Royko had many advantages, including a steady income, health insurance, a helpful school district and supportive parents. But the cost of dealing with their son Ben's severe autism pushed them into bankruptcy.....