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  • Is Obama in danger of impeachment?

    Is Obama in danger of impeachment?
    Some 40 years after President Richard Nixon resigned to avoid his likely impeachment by the House of Representatives, Washington is again talking impeachment. Members of Congress are denouncing President Barack Obama's contempt for constitutional law,...
  • 40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down

    40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down
    The pressure on President Richard Nixon in the spring and summer of 1974 was unrelenting. One by one, his aides dropped by the wayside, charged or convicted or pleading guilty in the widening Watergate investigation, an incident so influential in the...
  • Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition

    Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition
    I watched Watergate unfold as if it were a spectator sport. Not just the Irvin committee hearings, at which John W. Dean intoned that "there was a cancer growing on the presidency," but also the House Judiciary Committee hearings, the press conferences,...
  • August heats up with book events

    August heats up with book events
    A variety of readings, movies, children's events and other activities are being scheduled during August to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Broward County Libraries. The library system was established as part of the Broward County...
  • Review: 'The Invisible Bridge' by Rick Perlstein

    Review: 'The Invisible Bridge' by Rick Perlstein
    It's a cliché. The college professor asks for a show of hands. How many of you know about the Vietnam war? Nobody. Watergate? A sprinkling. (Maybe they saw the movie with Robert Redford on Netflix.) The kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst and that whole...
  • Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show

    Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show
    Long before Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, TV host Dick Cavett was weighing in on the events of the day. Cavett's 1970s talk show on ABC became the forum through which many Americans learned about Watergate, the scandal that toppled Richard Nixon's...
  • First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law

    First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law
    Capt. Ronald Ravelo relieved his brother-in-law, Capt. Karl Thomas, as commander of the USS Abraham Lincoln Thursday -- a change of command considered unprecedented for the U.S. Navy. Ravelo also became the first Filipino-American to take command of a...
  • GOP tries to lure minorities

    GOP tries to lure minorities
    After six years of bending to hurricane winds of narrow tea party backlash against President Barack Obama, the 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls seem to be rising up like visitors to Oz — with a heart, courage and a brain. "Idea conservatism"...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Threats of impeachment all too common since Nixon left office

    Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there. The consensus in 1974 was that the...
  • NFL Note - Cleveland Browns Pinkston, Jason - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 07/28/2014 OT Jason Pinkston was not medically cleared to begin training camp with the Cleveland Browns, but at the request of the player, the team is keeping the health matter private. -----------------------------------------------...
  • Dolphins sign two offensive linemen to supplement the rebuilding unit

      The Miami Dolphins have signed two new offensive linemen in an effort to supplement the lean unit. The Dolphins added offensive tackles Tony Hills and Steven Baker on Monday, and the pair will participate in Tuesday's training camp practice, which...
  • La Cañada History: Drivers survived a fiery drag race crash

    La Cañada History: Drivers survived a fiery drag race crash
    Ten Years Ago Foothill Summer Theatre, long a mainstay summer musical theater program here, staged six performances of Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate" in the auditorium at La Cañada High School during late July 2004. The cast showcased the talents of...