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"If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
Scoville Park should reopen by the end of May, in time for the annual A Day in Our Village community festival, after the Park District of Oak Park has spent more than $2 million on renovations. A ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1,...
Opinions and arguments as to whom the best athlete to come out of the Pasadena area can be found around town from barbershops to basketball courts. Recently, the CIF Southern Section entered the debate, at least on the high school level, when the...
Garlic cloves dipped in dark chocolate? Garlic cheesecake? Garlic beer? Bam! It's National Garlic Day, a day set aside on the foodie calendar to celebrate all things Allium sativum. Garlic, a species of the onion family, has been with humankind for...
MERANO, Italy — A line of goats walked toward us, their bells ringing. A waterfall gurgled. The steeply pitched mountain farm angled down sharply below us. The goats headed downhill, then leaped over a stream through the grass, which looked like...
Tags: Farms, Personal Service, Travel, Trips and Vacations
Some 70 years ago, it was an air base without airplanes or even a runway. Rather, the Santa Ana Army Air Base, or SAAAB, served as a nearly 1,300-acre basic training camp where thousands upon thousands of young Americans prepared for war. Starting...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday once again called on President Obama to officially recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915 – a request that for years has gone unfulfilled amid political pressure from a key NATO ally, Turkey. The...
Special to the TribuneJohn Lautner believed that "architecture should be really odd." To this end the midcentury American architect dotted Southern California with a concrete, glass and copper volcano for Bob Hope's second home, a dwelling that looks like a UFO perched on a...
Tags: Architecture, The Getty, Germany, Arts and Culture, Frank Gehry
By some measures, Matthew Karanian was a Connecticut Yankee: a 34-year-old litigator in Hartford, American-born and bred. But he had a wild idea. So he took a summer off, headed for the rustic land of his ancestors, and soon found that Armenia was...
email@example.comWashington County Board of education member Karen Harshman has questioned the practice of naming schools after individuals or families. One of her concerns, she said, was that over time, people no longer would remember who the person was, or why a...
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls. She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
The primary purpose of Memorial Day is no longer to honor Americans killed in battle while serving their country. It's to cater to clucks who want a three-day weekend to better facilitate fun. There. I hope that satisfies Gloria Martin of Slatington,...
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