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Good Friday

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  • Visitation dates set for troubled Glendale cemetery

     
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has approved a public visitation schedule for troubled Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, which has been closed since 2006 after state inspectors discovered improperly buried remains at the cemetery....
  • Boys' basketball: A national tournament that really isn't

     
    ESPN RISE is holding its second National High School Invitational in basketball April 1-3 at Coppin State in Baltimore, but how it can be called a national invitational is baffling. The eight schools chosen include prep schools, led by Las......
  • Good Friday freebie: Free admission to sculpture gardens

     
    The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens continues its annual tradition of offering free admission on Good Friday (April 2), from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Regularly scheduled tours of the historic Polasek residence and chapel will take place at 11:...
  • Passion, and traffic: Holy Week begins in Mexico

     
    It is the start of Semana Santa, or Holy Week, in Mexico, meaning a barrage of traditional Easter festivities and an exodus to Mexico's coasts or resort towns for city slickers with means. Streams of automobiles fled the urban basin over the weekend for...
  • Global gains in manufacturing boost economic optimism -- and the price of oil

     
    The second quarter kicked off Thursday with a barrage of upbeat economic data worldwide, and that has powered stock market rallies nearly everywhere. But on Wall Street the day’s gains have faded ahead of Friday’s government report on March...
  • Easter Masses for St. James Parishoners

     
    Catholics and visitors who plan to attend Easter Mass at St. James Cathedral in downtown Orlando should be aware that several Masses have been scheduled at the St. James Cathedral School Assembly Hall on Sunday. During renovation construction, the...
  • Netflix Instant Watch coming to Apple iPad

     
    Shares of Netflix soared on news that its Instant Watch feature would be available on Apple's iPad tablet computer, which is set to hit store shelves on Saturday....
  • What is Good Friday?

     
    Today is Good Friday, the commemoration of the crucifixion of Jesus. It's one of the holiest days of the Christian year, of course. Below, a video explanation of the meaning of the day (it mentions Catholics specifically, but certainly should be broadened...
  • Northland Easter Sunday services

     
    Thinking about going to Easter Sunday service at Northland, A Church Distributed? First, there's a Good Friday service at noon today at the Longwood location. On Sunday, the Longwood location has 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. services. The Mount Dora...
  • Overturned big rig tangles traffic on 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock

     
    An overturned big rig on the westbound 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock turned the usually easy Good Friday commute into an exercise in frustration for many drivers. The truck overturned about 5:20 a.m. west of Figueroa Street, according to a......
  • Bond yields jump after March employment report

     
    The government's report Friday on March employment gains was weaker than some Wall Street pros had expected, but it still was strong enough to drive Treasury bond yields higher -- continuing the recent trend of rising interest rates. Stock market......
  • Matt Weinstock, April 5, 1960

     
    Say, doesn’t that ray gun look familiar? Looks like Han Solo is packing the same Mauser! The Knife Turns The ides of April are only 10 days away and the squeals of those wrestling with their state income tax are pitiful indeed. A single man, with no...