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For the Community Arts CenterIn a world full of change, it seems one thing remains the same: If you want to be you, be you. Oftentimes, artists find themselves creating works within the “traditional” definitions of their art form, or conforming to societal pressures. This...
Staff WriterIt was the vision of some and the collaboration of many that kept the Salton Sea Recreational Area and the Picacho Recreational Area opened beyond today. Since early last year these two parks were part of a plan to close about 70 of the 278 state...
I agree that state-of-the-art schools are something to aim for, but your letter writer left out the most important part of the ideal classroom: The person who sits behind the desk in the front of the room ("Baltimore needs state-of-the-art schools to...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Fog, thick as steam, swirls around the preparation area, as people and dogs scurry about, attending to myriad pre-race chores. It's minus 30 Fahrenheit this morning, but dry, and all the spectators are dressed in layers, some with only their eyes...
Tags: Dog (animal), Tourism and Leisure, Landforms, Landforms, Travel
1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
100 Years Ago A Look back at 1911 • Baseball was getting very popular, but airplanes were still thought of as just for racing and sport. • Popular books in early 1900s were "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," by Frank Baum, "Up From Slavery,"...
Tags: Pneumonia, Booker T. Washington, Flu, Cancer, Ellis Island
Judy Lewis, a psychotherapist and former actress who wrote a book about her complicated heritage as the illegitimate daughter of Hollywood legends Loretta Young and Clark Gable, has died. She was 76. A longtime resident of Los Angeles, Lewis died of...
The title "8 Million Ways to Die" was already taken, so "The Grey" had to settle for "The Grey," named for the plus-size wolves waging war on the desperate human survivors of an Alaskan wilderness plane crash. Tough situation. Frostbite. Wolf bite....
KTLA NewsOAKLAND, Calif. (KTLA) -- Two Amtrak passenger trains collided at a railway station in Oakland Wednesday, leaving 18 people injured. Amtrak's San Joaquin train, carrying 8 passengers, was traveling at slow speeds when it struck a stationary Coast...
George Santayana famously wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Santayana's point in this much misunderstood phrase, according to historian Ted McAllister, is that without memory each generation is forced to learn...
L.A. NOWTwo Amtrak trains collided Wednesday night in Oakland, injuring a number of passengers in an accident near Jack London Square, authorities said....
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