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  • Literary auction at Bonhams & Butterfields today

     
    Monday's auction of fine books, manuscripts and historical photographs at Bonhams & Butterfields begins at 10 a.m. PDT. Among the signature pieces are a world atlas, dating from the late 1500s, with vivid color maps, detailed drawings of the locals......
  • Kennedy Visits L.A.!

     
    Photograph by Jack Gaunt / Los Angeles Times Photograph by Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Nov. 1, 1960: Chris Morales, a regular Daily Mirror reader, asked if I could find any photos of John F. Kennedy’s visit to East......
  • Lake County Forest Preserve can’t preserve home designed by famous architect

     
    Officials plan to demolish a house on Lake County forest preserve land that was designed in the 1930s by an architect whose firm built Chicago’s …...
  • New playground games promote peaceful play

     
    Recess isn’t just about swinging and sliding for some students in District 54. Instead, they’re playing problem-solving games with the aid of colorful drawings on …...
  • The Bell Curve: Looking back to 'fireside chats'

    In the new order of things, Pilot columnists take a hike every fourth week as our contribution to the paper's freelance budget demands. Unfortunately, the news that provides grist for the columnists doesn't always happen on that schedule. Like today....
  • Former Lake County attorney Rolon Reed was a character who fought against rampant growth

    If intellect, energy and force of will in the 1990s could have turned Lake County from its race toward the out-of-control growth of the next decade, then Rolon Reed would have been legendary. Heaven knows he tried. The retired judge from New York with a...
  • Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling

    Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling
    As obvious as this may sound at first, the 28th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, which concluded Sunday afternoon and drew an estimated 130,000 attendees and 200 authors to the South Loop on a sweltering, cloudless weekend, was not the kind...
  • City of Angels: Speak Easy

    Of course everyone is entitled to an opinion—but you have to be a Bill Gates for that opinion to make it to prime time. Until now. From a three-story loft on Venice’s Electric Avenue, Lisa Eisenpresser and a band of couch-sleeping, jeans-wearing, self-...
  • Books & Ideas: Stephen Ambrose's troubling Eisenhower record

    Books & Ideas: Stephen Ambrose's troubling Eisenhower record
    I worried, almost from the beginning of my research into the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, that something did not quite add up with Stephen Ambrose's famous biography of the former president. I say almost from the beginning because I had no inkling at...
  • Dixon Gayer dies at 92; Orange County's liberal voice in 1960s

    Dixon Gayer dies at 92; Orange County's liberal voice in 1960s
    Dixon Gayer thought the politics of 1960s Orange County cried out for a voice of moderation. So he invented one. Gayer was an admittedly liberal columnist writing in conservative Orange County when the ultraconservative John Birch Society was a political...
  • Bush's shoe toss

    Bush's shoe toss
    Shoes make news surprisingly often. Think Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev at the U.N. General Assembly in 1960, brandishing his shoe at a Filipino delegate who was accusing the U.S.S.R. of imperialism in Eastern Europe. Speaking of the Philippines, think...
  • Obama's informercial

    Obama's informercial
    Television viewers expecting to tune in to "The New Adventures of Old Christine" on CBS Wednesday night will get a jarring surprise -- the sitcom will be replaced by a show that might be titled "The Old Adventures of New Barack." For 30 minutes...