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  • In the Pipeline: A star among stars

    In the Pipeline: A star among stars
    Just five months ago, astronaut Chris Hadfield, then commander of the International Space Station, struck an emotional chord with millions of people with his in-space performance video of the David Bowie classic "Space Oddity."
  • On Faith: Better angels of our nature stronger than the demons

    How can one contemplate the slaying of eight people at a hair salon in Seal Beach and draw any meaning from such evil? I certainly cannot. As a professor of comparative religion, I can only offer a modest reflection on an act of violence that snuffed out...

    On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'

    On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'
    Archie Gregory has spent four decades visiting schools, riding in parades and speaking at functions to deliver one basic message: that he is not a hero. Not now, not ever. In his mind, he wasn't a hero when the bombs first struck at Pearl Harbor on Dec....

    City Lights: What makes a hero?

    There's been a debate in the Los Angeles Times recently about whether all of America's servicemen and women should be labeled as heroes. William J. Astore, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, began with a July 22 opinion piece arguing that...

    'If he's not a hero, I don't know who is'

     'If he's not a hero, I don't know who is'
    Bruno Serato says his Italian mother is responsible for his good deeds. It started when she spotted a boy eating potato chips at a Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim donation ceremony. When Caterina found out the chips were all that boy and other children...