| Jun 20, 2014
In Lisa See's best-selling novel "Shanghai Girls" (2009) and her memoir "On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family" (1995), the author mines the history of Chinese immigrants from the old country to the United States and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Fond memories come to mind when Don Miyada looks back on his days at Newport Harbor High School.
The now-retired, 89-year-old Westminster resident still remembers the classes he took and the camaraderie of his classmates. However, there's one photo...
| Jun 19, 2014
At times of crisis, we slip reflexively into finger-pointing mode. President Barack Obama's critics blame the swift fall of major Iraqi cities to Islamist radicals on his decision to withdraw U.S. combat forces from the battered country. His supporters...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come.
The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:55 AM
"The Galapagos: A Natural History"
Basic Books, $27.99
The 13 islands that make up the Galapagos archipelago lie off the west coast of South America. Author Henry Nicholls, an ambassador for the Galapagos Conservation Trust and the editor of its...
| May 14, 2014
Robert D. Stuart Jr. was a grandson of one of the founders of Quaker Oats Co. and third-generation leader of the company, shifting the focus during his long tenure as CEO from cereal-making to brand management and marketing while also overseeing...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:23 PM
This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.
"Soldiers, sailors and airman of the Allied Expeditionary Force:
You are about to embark on a great crusade. The eyes of the world are upon you and the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:59 PM
A famous Life magazine photograph from 1965 shows Malcolm X lying on the stage of a New York City ballroom moments after assassins had shot him down. One of the first people who rushed to his side was a petite Asian woman in glasses who is seen cradling...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:02 PM
If Chester Nez dared to use his Navajo language in school, punishment was swift and literally distasteful. He had to scrub his tongue with a toothbrush and wash out his mouth with bitter soap.
So he was intrigued when recruiters from the U.S. Marines...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Lisa See's ambitious novel, "China Dolls," spotlights the under-told story of Asian American entertainers during the 1930s and 1940s. A popular Los Angeles writer whose eight previous books explore Chinese American experiences, See offers the perfect...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| May 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Memorial Day is meant to give Americans a time to remember the veterans and fallen soldiers of our many wars. These 25 essential books about American fighters include novels and nonfiction, some stories absurd, others painful. Ernest Hemingway, Norman...