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  • Harry L. Rosenzweig, McDaniel math professor

    Harry L. Rosenzweig, McDaniel math professor
    Harry L. Rosenzweig, an influential mathematics professor who had been chairman of the math department at McDaniel College, died Friday of pancreatic cancer at his Westminster home. He was 72. "Harry was very popular with math majors and, in general,...
  • O.C. man sentenced in beating death of 77-year-old handyman

     
    An Orange County man was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the brutal attack of a 77-year-old handyman who was in a coma for more than three years before succumbing to his injuries, prosecutors said....
  • Occupy L.A. marks one-year anniversary with rally and march

     
    Marking the one-year anniversary of downtown action that resulted in the massive encampment at City Hall, a couple hundred Occupy L.A. supporters gathered Monday in Pershing Square for a planned rally and march through the area....
  • State lawmaker proposes law to regulate drones

    State lawmaker proposes law to regulate drones
    SPRINGFIELD — As the Obama administration comes under fire for its use of unmanned drones in foreign lands, a state senator is pressing to have Illinois join the national debate on whether states should regulate drones to ensure the high-tech...
  • H.B. man sentenced in veteran's death

    A Huntington Beach man was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison Wednesday for the murder of a World War II veteran on Veterans Day almost a decade ago, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. John Kirk McKinney, 30, and Curtis...
  • One more instrument to love

     
    I'm really getting fond of the uke, which is so much more versatile than most people think. Here's James Hill performing the very catchy "One More Lie to Love" with Anne Davidson. Hat tip The Midnight Special...
  • Prickly Pair Podcast: Pride, prejudice and mustaches. Plus a new feature!

     
    Absent the mediating influence of Phil Rosenthal today, Scott Stantis and I got into it a bit on the issue of “Straight Pride” T-shirts, based on an item I posted last week. He doesn’t see the problem with "Straight Pride,"......
  • In diet studies, big question goes unexplored

    In diet studies, big question goes unexplored
    Fifteen years ago, I gained the dreaded "freshman 15" — times two. I packed on 30 pounds in what felt like a blink of an eye. Sophomore year, things were going to change. I adopted a Spartan regime: limiting my calories and fat intake, emulating...
  • Davitt finishes ahead

    City Council candidate Michael Davitt edged out local businessman Charlie Kamar for the third of three open City Council seats on Friday during a final count of provisional and vote-by-mail ballots cast on Election Day. Mayor Donald Voss and Councilwoman...
  • 2010 in review

    2010 in review
    The year 2010 was one of watchful anticipation in La Cañada Flintridge: City officials were on alert during periods of rainfall, keenly aware of the threat of debris flows in the wake of the 2009 Station fire that charred the Angeles National Forest,...
  • Around & About

    CLASSES Western Square Dancing — Thursdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sets in Step Dance Club offers this class at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive. Ron Durkee is the professional caller. Dress is casual and the...
  • Republicans endorse Davitt, Hill and Voss

    Members of the La Cañada Flintridge Republican Committee gathered on Wednesday to endorse candidates for the three City Council seats up for grabs in the March 8 election. Mayor Donald Voss, Planning Commissioner Michael Davitt and former Planning...