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DVD Review: Looking back at 'Dont Look Back'

DVD Review: Looking back at 'Dont Look Back'

Fifty years ago D. A. Pennebaker took a few cameramen to follow Bob Dylan around during his 1965 British tour. What was released two years later as "Dont Look Back" was immediately recognized as a landmark in documentary filmmaking. Though there is a fair amount of performance footage, this is...


  • Letter: Tech could assist patient monitoring

    Re: “Average grade at hospital,” Nov. 12. It has long been said in the business world that you can’t control an organization unless you can measure its activities and outcomes. True statistics can present different stories, depending on their interpretation. How does the saying go? Figures can...

  • Letter: Tips on maintaining certain lawn types

    It's that time of the year when gardeners like to seed St. Augustine and Bermuda lawns — both of which naturally begin to go dormant this time of the year, turning more brown than green as the weather turns cooler. In the process, gardeners lay a fair amount of manure down to help the temporary...

  • Letter: Equestrian ride captured history

    More than 120 horses and riders rode along the trails of La Cañada Flintridge on Oct. 18. The “Trail Dusters Ride and Barbecue” was sponsored by the L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation and the city of La Cañada Flintridge. The Flintridge Riding Club graciously hosted the event.As the...

  • Letter: Note to politicians -- taxes are taxing

    Flat tax, round tax, gotcha tax ideas are coming out of Washington these days. If the politicos really wanted to help poor folks they would eliminate the sales, property and business taxes. The sales tax falls disproportionately on the poor and middle class folks. In California, eliminating the...