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  • Brazil overcomes pressure and Croatia in World Cup opener

    Brazil overcomes pressure and Croatia in World Cup opener
    Thiago Silva fought back tears as he led his Brazilian teammates out of the tunnel and onto the field Thursday to welcome a World Cup many here thought would never come. Star striker Neymar, who, at just 22, is carrying the burden of his country's...
  • Simenc makes splash at Flintridge Prep water polo clinic

    Simenc makes splash at Flintridge Prep water polo clinic
    LA CAÑADA — Whether it was his ability to dissect game footage, give one-on-one pool instruction or just relay a life lesson, three-time water polo Olympian Dudo Simenc certainly left an impression at Thursday’s Flintridge Prep water polo...
  • Rich tastes of Balkans

    Rich tastes of Balkans
    If you think the plant louse phylloxera or the "great experiment" of Prohibition were hiccups in your country's winemaking life, consider instead Communist rule, ethnic cleansing and carpet-bombing. Many of the Balkan countries, winemakers for upward of...
  • Croatian soccer player barred from World Cup for Nazi-linked chant

    Donald Sterling isn't the only sports figure whose remarks are causing him trouble. The international Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a 10-match suspension of a Croatian soccer player who at a World Cup qualifying match last fall led fans in a...
  • Letters: Exactly where in Africa?

    Regarding the May 11 "Your Scene" shot: Titling it "Peaceable Kingdom in Africa" is like running a photo of Descanso Gardens and identifying it as "Lovely Garden in North America." M. Ludmer Westwood   Regarding "ATMs Can Be Your BFF When Abroad,"...
  • Travel films and programs: March 24-29

    ANTARCTICA Slide show Distant Lands staffer Julia Hagie will share stories and photos of her trip to South Georgia Island, the South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena....
  • Planning your trip to Croatia

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA From LAX, Lufthansa, British, KLM, United, Delta and Air France offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubrovnik. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,089 to $1,671, including taxes and fees....
  • German food with an accent at Old World

    German food with an accent at Old World
    According to the old saying, necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Vojo Brasnovic, the new general manager of Old World German Restaurant, it was his mother who prompted the necessity. The Croatia native, who joined the restaurant in...
  • CinemaCon 2014: '4-D' theater coming to Regal Cinemas L.A. Live

    CinemaCon 2014: '4-D' theater coming to Regal Cinemas L.A. Live
    A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles. Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...
  • Peter Dinklage reveals how 'Game of Thrones' keeps its secrets

    Peter Dinklage reveals how 'Game of Thrones' keeps its secrets
    Peter Dinklage stopped by "The Daily Show" on Monday, but Jon Stewart admitted there was very little he could ask the actor. Why? Because Dinklage is starring in "Game of Thrones" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past," two projects very popular in the "spoiler...
  • Croatia's past lives on in modern-day Split

    While most of Croatia's coastal towns seem tailor-made for tourism, Split is real and vibrant. Lounging alongside the Adriatic Sea on the famed Dalmatian Coast, Split is Croatia's second-largest city (after capital Zagreb), making it a bustling...
  • Zvonko Busic dies at 67; served U.S. prison time for '76 TWA hijacking

    Zvonko Busic, a Croatian nationalist who served more than three decades in U.S. prisons for a 1976 hijacking and a bombing that killed a New York City policeman, has committed suicide. He was 67. Police said Busic shot himself Sunday at his home in...