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  • Mailbag: Child's life more important than phone call

    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...
  • Finley Dunne's Tavern

    Finley Dunne's Tavern
    “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...
  • Mailbag: Writer took quite a leap in bike letter

    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...
  • "Jane Addams: Spirit in Action" by Louise W. Knight

    "Jane Addams: Spirit in Action" by Louise W. Knight
    "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...
  • White Sox organist, Nancy Faust

    White Sox organist, Nancy Faust
    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...
  • Monticello's preservation forever linked to Jewish family

    Monticello's preservation forever linked to Jewish family
    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...
  • Shipyard gets $206.7M to overhaul Lincoln

    Shipyard gets $206.7M to overhaul Lincoln
    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....
  • Book pile holds hidden gems

    Book pile holds hidden gems
    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...
  • Not so funny: Earthquake damage at Washington National Cathedral

    Not so funny: Earthquake damage at Washington National Cathedral
    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...
  • It's over -- it's been over

    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Library photo exhibition tells many stories

    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....
  • Glendale schools named 'distinguished'

    Glendale schools named 'distinguished'
    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...