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  • Italian drama gets top recognition at festival

    Italian drama gets top recognition at festival
    The foreign feature film "Apartment in Athens" won big during the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival juried competition, taking away four awards in multiple categories. The film, also known as "Appartamento ad Atene," won for Best Feature Length...
  • Socialist Hollande Ousts Sarkozy As French Leader

    PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist Francois Hollande swept to victory in France's presidential election on Sunday in a swing to the left at the heart of Europe that could start a pushback against German-led austerity. Hollande beat conservative incumbentNicolas...
  • 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival award winners

    Here is the official list of award winners for this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, which wrapped up May 3 after screening some 450 films from 50 countries: * Jury Awards Best Feature Film: "Apartment In Athens" Best Actor: Gerasimos Skiadaresis...
  • Costa Mesa continues outsourcing efforts

    The Costa Mesa City Council will consider Tuesday whether to outsource five city services, more than a year since the wheels were first set in motion amid furious protests from city workers and local activists. City staff are recommending Costa Mesa...
  • Going home to Rizes

    Going home to Rizes
    RIZES, Greece — When I mention our family's village in Greece, I usually write that Rizes is the most beautiful village in the universe. And it is. Your family's village might also be the most beautiful. This is possible. I understand that. But...
  • John Kass at scene of angry Athens protest

    John Kass at scene of angry Athens protest
    ATHENS -- It all started Wednesday morning when a man in Constitution Square reportedly shouted that he didn't want to leave his children in debt and then fatally shot himself in the head. The man, a 77-year-old retired pharmacist, instantly became a...
  • Why Kass is in Greece

    Why Kass is in Greece
    There’s no doubt that Chicago is a world-class city. Through events such as the upcoming NATO summit, Chicago influences global affairs. And Chicago is influenced by international developments as well. You only need to stop at the gas station to see...
  • In Greece, books beat rocks

    In Greece, books  beat rocks
    ATHENS, Greece — It is easy to throw a rock, and there have been plenty thrown here lately, a common ritual, almost not newsworthy, with the anarchists and hooligans smashing big pieces of marble and throwing the chunks at police, at the government,...
  • Greek PM Will Step Down if Bailout Deal Approved

    Greek PM Will Step Down if Bailout Deal Approved
    ATHENS, Greece -- Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will step down as his government's leader, the country's president announced Sunday night -- agreeing to do so on the condition that the controversial 130 billion euro bailout deal is approved. The...
  • Calhoun County Student Charged In Sexual Conduct Investigation

    Calhoun County Student Charged In Sexual Conduct Investigation
    An Athens Area Schools high school student has been expelled amid allegations of inappropriate contact with a younger student earlier this month. Seventeen year old Justin Logan was suspended from the Athens school at first, but eventually expelled....
  • Book review: 'The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories' by Don DeLillo

    Book review: 'The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories' by Don DeLillo
    It's impossible not to get a sense of déjà vu reading "The Angel Esmeralda," the first book of short stories in Don DeLillo's 40-year career. The themes here are echoes — of one another, yes, but even more, of the issues that have defined DeLillo'...
  • Free Music! A sweet tune from Gospel Music

    Free Music! A sweet tune from Gospel Music
    First, just to be clear, Gospel Music in this case has nothng to do with gospel music. It's the name of an indie-pop band from Jacksonville, Florida. Owen Holmes, known as bassist for Black Kids, records under that name. Today's free tune comes from...