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  • Travel books: New York's storytelling murals

    Travel books: New York's storytelling murals
    "Murals of New York City: The Best of New York's Public Paintings from Bemelmans to Parrish" (Rizzoli, $45) "In their purest form, murals have the ability to tell stories," writes Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair. But as he also points out, there...
  • A look back at 2013 in the Naperville area

    A look back at 2013 in the Naperville area
    The Naperville area was focused on new ideas in 2013 starting with the spring election where candidates made their pitches for how to improve the city and schools. Developers throughout the year pitched plans to open new shops, restaurants and a...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Dec. 20

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Dec. 20
    The following items were taken from police reports: Arlington Heights •An 18-year-old Arlington Heights woman was arrested Dec. 17 and charged with the retail theft of $332 worth of maternity clothes from Kohl's, 800 W. Dundee Road. She had...
  • Village People singer doesn't want 'Y.M.C.A.' used in Olympics protest

    Village People singer doesn't want 'Y.M.C.A.' used in Olympics protest
    The original lead singer for the Village People doesn't mind that his 1970s disco hit "Y.M.C.A." became a gay anthem, but he doesn't want it used to protest the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With gay rights a hot-button issue for the upcoming...
  • Free stuff to do and see in Orlando this week

    Free stuff to do and see  in Orlando this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, and galleries to see, absolutely free.   HOLIDAY SPOTLIGHT FREEBIE!   FLORIDA CITRUS PARADE: featuring floats, marching bands...
  • CV Sheriff's Station seeks toy donations

    The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station is seeking unwrapped, new toys and food to assist area families during the holidays. The station hopes to serve more than 100 needy families at an event on Dec. 21. Toys valued at $10 or more may be dropped...
  • La Cañada Crime: Flower arrangements, liquor stolen from Ralphs

    La Cañada Flintridge Nov. 29 Burglary: 500 block of Foothill Boulevard, 6:25 p.m. Multiple flower arrangements, whiskey, vodka and beer were stolen from Ralphs. The incident was reported on Dec. 11. Dec. 10 Petty theft: 4400 block of Hobbs Drive,...
  • LCF students try their hand at coding

    By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million computing jobs in the United States, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Unfortunately, there will only be about 400,000 graduating computer science students ready to...
  • Timothy R. Scheck October 6, 1937 - December 4, 2013

    Timothy R. Scheck October 6, 1937 - December 4, 2013
    After an energetic 5 years with a rare salivary gland cancer, Tim Scheck passed away at the age of 76, surrounded by family and friends.Timloved skiing, tennis, scuba diving, travel, his garden, Stanford, the Navy and fixing just about anything. Anyone...
  • Briefs

    Cruise fundraiser is Thursday Huntington Beach High Athletics will stage the Hall of Fame Yacht Cruise Fundraiser event from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday in Newport Beach (2901 Pacific Coast Highway). Ticket prices are $80 single ticket, and $150 per couple,...
  • La Cañada readies Rose Parade entry

    La Cañada readies Rose Parade entry
    Arlene Buchmann has always enjoyed sewing, but she has never constructed a pair of pants for a giant. On Saturday afternoon, Buchmann was fitting green canvas fabric over the frame of one of the legs of a 17-foot-tall dogcatcher. She asked another La...
  • Vons to part with plaza after $36 million sale to real estate company

    Vons to part with plaza after $36 million sale to real estate company
    A shopping center in La Cañada Flintridge that will soon house a new Gelson’s market has sold for $35.9 million, a real estate services company that handled the transaction announced this week. The Plaza de La Cañada, located at Foothill...