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Rita Banks, a 55-year-old grandmother, is the lead sentry on a palm-lined stretch of Manhattan Place in South L.A.
At the Cowtown hall in Riverside, square dance callers turn some members of the Cowtown Singles club into partners for life.
Children in the Sophisticated Sisters Drill Team learn how to dance and how to scale life's obstacles in troubled Camden, N.J.
A chip developed by UCLA professor Jim Gimzewski carries an ugly tangle of wires. But it demonstrates an ability to remember.
'Standardized patients' give aspiring doctors a chance to practice bedside manner before it's for real. It's a great gig.
Shunning any lofty purpose, the exclusive event has featured a live bear, aerialists, the USC marching band and many, many drinks. The tradition goes back more than a century.