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  • 'Living right' for 102 years

     'Living right' for 102 years
    Bob Parkinson began teaching Sunday school when he was still a teenager. Back then, Calvin Coolidge was president and Parkinson lived on a South Dakota cattle ranch, a long way from Glendale First United Methodist Church, where he has since become a...
  • Laws redirect thieves from prison to jail

    Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors. Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Cañada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
  • Derring-do: More from 101-year-old shipbuilder

    Several details from a lengthy interview with Newport News retiree and former shipyard designer Russell Derring didn't make it into a lengthy May 10 profile. Derring, 101, started his shipbuilding career in 1929, and as an apprentice installed pipes on...
  • DC Hot Spots - Art Soiree Winter Wonderland

    DC Hot Spots - Art Soiree Winter Wonderland
    DC Hot Spots covered the 2nd annual Art Soiree Winter Wonderland: Celebrating Women in Art on December 2, 2011 The 2nd annual Winter Wonderland Art Soiree was held this year at The Washington Club, a private social club located in the historic...
  • Reel Critics: Heartfelt, fairy tale fun in 'Brave'

    Reel Critics: Heartfelt, fairy tale fun in 'Brave'
    The Pixar studio is the gold standard for generation jumping animated films."Toy Story,""Finding Nemo" and"Wall-E" were ground breaking blockbusters. The win streak clearly continues with their rousing fairy tale adventure"Brave." This time they add a...
  • Entering Beverly Hills house is like stepping into the 1920s

    Entering Beverly Hills house is like stepping into the 1920s
    Crossing the threshold into the grand entry hall of the Mediterranean-style house in Beverly Hills is like stepping into a time capsule. Up for sale for the first time since it was built in 1925 for its original owners, the elegantly understated house...
  • Tobacco and candy at the post office

    The candy and tobacco store that opened in the city’s main post office in the late 1940s was part of a nationwide movement to provide work for persons living with a disability. In 1947, Postmaster Max L. Green, with assistance from the state and...
  • Real Events that Inspired Scary Movies?

    Real Events that Inspired Scary Movies?
    This Day In History: Mr. October Hits Three Homers in Three Swings (History.com) On October 18, 1977, in the sixth game of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson hits three home runs in a row off of...
  • "White Protestant Nation," by Allan J. Lichtman

    In his Pulitzer Prize-winning history, "Freedom From Fear," an account spanning the Great Depression and World War II, David M. Kennedy takes note of a special session of Congress called by Franklin Roosevelt in late 1937, two years after the passage of...
  • "Steer Toward Rock," by Fae Myenne Ng

    In 1993, Fae Myenne Ng, a Chinese-American writer who had grown up in San Francisco's Chinatown among sewing circles and kitchen knives, produced a first novel, "Bone," of authoritative power. A story of Immigration and assimilation, suicide and escape,...
  • Presidential powers don't extend to pop culture.

    We're asking a lot of Barack Obama, just to right the sinking ship of American politics. Can we expect him to save American culture as well? Can a president spin that much gossamer from his oratory? Can the American people make better books, movies and...
  • 10 things you might not know about the Chicago Bears

    10 things you might not know about the Chicago Bears
    The Chicago Bears owe their name to the Chicago Cubs. The idea was that the brawny, upstart footballers were physically larger than Cubs — they were as big as Bears. Now the Chicago Bears are the biggest sports team in town. But it didn't begin that...