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  • Black History Month events

    Black History Month events
    February is the observance of Black History Month. Many events and activities take place across the region. This listing of events, in order by locality and date, will be updated throughout the month.   Hampton 17th Annual Black History Program...
  • Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots

    Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots
    Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men. The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
  • Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open

    Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open
    More than a dozen employees of the Proud Bird restaurant and their supporters urged the Los Angeles airport commission on Thursday to spare the eatery and its aviation displays from closure next week. "I've only been there a year, but I landed a job...
  • Burbank salutes area veterans

    Burbank salutes area veterans
    Hundreds of Burbank residents flocked to the McCambridge Park War Memorial on Monday to honor U.S. military veterans for generations of service to the nation. Sponsored by the city and the Burbank Veterans Committee, the event began with a flyover by...
  • Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry

    Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry
    With a martini in hand, John Cashen was deep in a discussion of military electronics, when a 747 jetliner seemed to float past in slow motion onto LAX's south runway complex. Cashen, who pioneered the radar-evading design of the B-2 Stealth bomber,...
  • Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...
  • Burb's Eye View: Burbank presents a banner day for new veterans

     Burb's Eye View: Burbank presents a banner day for new veterans
    The blue banners that line Burbank's streets contain few words, but say volumes about the city's military history. In stark white letters they thank active-duty military personnel, a simple message for those who serve. Take the one honoring Michelle...
  • Veterans Day 2013 TV programming

     
    Veterans Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. On this day in particular, a federal holiday, the nation honors people who have served in armed service. As has become the custom in recent years, on and around Veterans Day 2013, there will...
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    Share this with every gun lover you know
  • PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer

    PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer
    Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
  • PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack

    PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack
    Dallas Willard Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
  • Members of Congress send letter urging Redskins to change name

    The Washington Redskins name-change controversy just won't go away. Two weeks after Dan Snyder, the owner of the Redskins, said he will never change the team's name as long as he owns the franchise, 10 members of Congress sent letters urging a name...