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  • Reunion regression

    Reunion regression
    As Tara Hoffman gears up for her 20th high school reunion this summer, she's looking forward less to memory lane than to shedding the snobby reputation that got her voted "most likely to marry the next Donald Trump." Now a working mother of two with a...
  • Don't dive straight into engineering

    The article in Friday's Glendale News-Press quoted Fred Jackson on the three Es of education, engineering and enforcement (“Metrolink targets Doran crossing,” Jan. 28). Quite a few years ago, when speed bumps and traffic circles were being...
  • Tip leads FBI to 'Fat Rat' in Alabama

    Tip leads FBI to 'Fat Rat' in Alabama
    A Chicago fugitive characterized in court documents as a "bundle runner" in the West Side heroin trade was arrested in rural Alabama Thursday after the FBI was tipped off that he was hiding there. Corey Griffin, known on the street as "Fat Rat," was...
  • Who's hiring in higher education?

    Who's hiring in higher education?
    Lafayette College. Lehigh University. Moravian College. Muhlenberg College. DeSales University. Cedar Crest College. Through the decades, these private institutions have taught students how to think critically, debate clearly and work collaboratively....
  • UConn Men After An NIT Appearance

    UConn's 2009-10 season ended with a loss to Virginia Tech in the second round of the NIT. It was the Huskies' sixth NIT appearance under Jim Calhoun. A look at what followed each of those appearances. 1987-88 Won the NIT and finished 20-14. Next...
  • Burbank Civitans take pride in awards

    The Burbank Civitan Club held its installation of officers on Oct. 2 at the Burbank Holiday Inn. The officers were installed for a second term by Civitan Lt. Gov. Sandy Lucas. They are President David Holland, President-Elect Randy Garcia, Secretary...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls for Feds to Intervene in Emergency Manager Act

    Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls for Feds to Intervene in Emergency Manager Act
    It is a story that has received national attention: the state of Michigan, declaring an Emergency Financial Manager, in charge of Benton Harbor. Now, a civil rights activist is calling for federal intervention. Benton Harbor is a financially troubled...
  • Darn Those Tiny Screens!

    Darn Those Tiny Screens!
    If you regularly use a Blackberry or other small electronic gadget, you may suffer from "computer vision syndrome," a cluster of symptoms including headaches or neck aches, dry, irritated eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred or double vision. The...
  • Dreading New Year's Eve

    Dreading New Year's Eve
    The first day of a new year. It's the clean slate, the Etch-A-Sketch shaken, a chance to reboot and redouble our efforts, the hope of a fresh start. But there's one huge hurdle that comes before the hope -- getting through New Year's Eve. It's a date...
  • Stylish gift ideas

    We asked a variety of tastemakers to tell us about their versions of 'The One,' the go-to gift they'll turn to this season. Jenni Kayne, fashion designer L'Artisan Parfumeur amber balls, $75 for the small size, luckyscent.com. "They are earthy and...
  • Super Tuesday looks close for Democrats

    Barack Obama gained a burst of momentum from his landslide victory in the South Carolina primary on Saturday and an expected endorsement today from Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. But now, the Illinois senator faces a monumental contest that does not...
  • 'After 1968' has a new generation looking back

    'After 1968' has a new generation looking back
    The year 1968 was a transformative one in American history, marred by the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy, bringing new dimension to the long-running civil rights struggle. "After 1968," a traveling exhibit on view at the...