| Sep 8, 2010
Slow down Burbank!
In the past two weeks I know of two children who have been hit by cars — one directly in front of Jordan Middle School. Fortunately, these children had minor injuries and will make a full recovery. The next child might not be...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 1:19 PM
“Alcohol is necessary for a man so that now and then he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed by the facts.” If this sounds like something either a bartender or a newspaperman might say, it is, and in this case, he is one and the...
| Sep 22, 2010
Regarding Steve Urbanovich's letter ("Streets are made for cars, not bicycles," Sept. 18), finally, someone has the courage and insight to connect the dots between bicycle riders and the tragedy of 9/11.
Pack your bags, Mr. Urbanovich. You're going to...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 12:54 PM
"Jane Addams: Spirit in Action"
By Louise W. Knight
W. W. Norton & Company, 352 pages, $28.95
After the Daughters of the American Revolution revoked Jane Addams’ membership because of her opposition to World War I, she joked, “I had supposed...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:41 AM
Faust was born in 1947 and grew up in the Chicago area. She began playing the organ at age 4 by learning from her mother, Jacquin, also a professional musician. After graduating from Theodore Roosevelt High School, she received a bachelor's degree in...
| Feb 20, 2011
I've never met an American who didn't have a soft spot in his heart for Thomas Jefferson and Monticello, his home and plantation in Charlottesville.
After his term as president expired in 1809, Jefferson lived full time at Monticello. The house, which...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:21 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard received a $206.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to plan for the upcoming mid-life nuclear refueling and complex overhaul of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier....
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:37 PM
A vast collection of more than 1,000 old books that once cluttered the Lanterman House could be a lot more interesting — and valuable — than anyone previously imagined.
A first-edition copy of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Tom...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:16 PM
OK, we all laughed at the pictures of the tipped lawn chair and the tilted picture and the fallen water bottle. But the 5.8-strength East Coast earthquake this week cracked and broke stones at a historic house of worship: the Washington National Cathedral...
| Apr 11, 2012
The race for the Republican presidential nomination has been over for some time, and now Rick Santorum has finally admitted it -- and let it be over. At last. He's run a strong race, and is to be congratulated on it. He just ran too long.
Now this losing...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The faces in the photo tell only part of the story. They are transfixed by something off to the right.
The man has his hand to his mouth, wrinkles adding depth to the wonder and dread passing his face. A woman is near him and she is expecting something....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Three Glendale Unified elementary schools were named Thursday as 2012 California Distinguished Schools.
Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools were among 387 schools statewide to receive the distinction. Theodore Roosevelt...