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  • CTA unveils plans for Wilson stop

    CTA unveils plans for Wilson stop
    The CTA on Thursday unveiled its plans for the ailing Wilson station, the three time winner of Going Public's annual Crust Station contest that dishonors the most disgusting CTA stop. Wilson will be transformed into a transfer station for Purple Line...
  • CTA seeks input on improvement projects

    CTA seeks input on improvement projects
    The CTA is hosting various meetings this week for riders to weigh in on upcoming projects. >> On Thursday night, riders will get to see proposals to overhaul the Wilson station in Uptown. Work is expected to begin next year on the Red Line stop, the...
  • NICHOLAS J. DEBLIS

    IN MEMORIAM October 20, 2012 NICHOLAS J. DEBLIS DeBlis, Nicholas James, long time resident of Big Canyon in Newport Beach, passed away at his home in Coto de Caza on October 18, 2012.  He was born in Millburn, NJ, on May 9, 1927, the son of Italian...
  • On the Town: Hospital guild keeps the Razzle Dazzle going

    On the Town: Hospital guild keeps the Razzle Dazzle going
    Sixty-five years ago this month, President Truman delivered the first televised White House address, England’s then-Princess Elizabeth was preparing for her wedding to Prince Phillip, and the New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in the...
  • 5 local students named Fulbright Scholars

    One Corona del Mar High School graduate and four UC Irvine students have been selected to be Fulbright Scholars. Sarah Furgatch, Soraya Azzawi, Felipe Hernandez, Armaan Rowther and Christine Thrasher will study or teach across the globe later this year...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in the Florida Keys

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in the Florida Keys
    KEY WEST, Fla (Reuters) - The Florida Keys are the end of the road, where the legendary U.S. Route 1 stops for the ocean at mile zero, a classic American road trip. For many, it did end here, a place where ships crashed and wreckers saved sailors and...
  • Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'

    Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'
    Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....
  • Roger Williams dies at 87; 'Autumn Leaves' pop pianist found commercial success

    Roger Williams dies at 87; 'Autumn Leaves' pop pianist found commercial success
    Roger Williams, a pianist who was one of the most popular instrumentalists of the mid-20th century and who hit No. 1 on the pop charts in 1955 with his arpeggio-strewn "Autumn Leaves," has died. He was 87. Williams died Saturday at his Los Angeles home...
  • Book review: 'Brute' by Robert Coram

    Book review: 'Brute' by Robert Coram
    Brute The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine Robert Coram Little, Brown; 349 pps., $27.99 "Brute" examines the life and career of U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. Victor H. "Brute" Krulak, the complex and controversial officer whose role in shaping the modern...
  • Frank S. Emi dies at 94; Japanese American fought effort to draft WWII internees

    Frank S. Emi dies at 94; Japanese American fought effort to draft WWII internees
    After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 69 years ago, Frank S. Emi, a Los Angeles grocer, was among the thousands of law-abiding Japanese Americans on the West Coast who suddenly were regarded as threats to national security. They were herded by federal...
  • PASSINGS: Enzo Bearzot, James R. Mann, Maynard Glitman

    PASSINGS: Enzo Bearzot, James R. Mann, Maynard Glitman
    Enzo Bearzot Beloved Italian soccer coach Enzo Bearzot, 83, who in 1982 coached the Italian soccer team to its first World Cup triumph in 44 years, died Tuesday in Milan. He had been ill for several years. Bearzot, a beloved figure in Italy, first...
  • PASSINGS: Melvin E. Biddle, the Rev. Henry Covington

    PASSINGS: Melvin E. Biddle, the Rev. Henry Covington
    Melvin E. 'Bud' Biddle Medal of Honor recipient Melvin E. "Bud" Biddle, 87, a World War II infantryman who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944, died Dec. 16 at Saint John's Medical Center in...