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Daily DishCelebrate the birthday of Scotland's favorite son Wednesday, also known as Burns Day, after the 18th century Romantic poet Robert Burns. Known for his lilting lyricism, storied love affairs and fondness for haggis, Burns also enjoyed a good glass of......
The Daily MirrorMass Hysteria No one knows how it started but one day last week the rumor swept through an L.A. junior high school that the Russians were going to drop an atom bomb on the city at noon. Probably some youngster remarked mischievously, "Wouldn't it be funny...
The Daily MirrorLife at the Outpost A couple named Janet and George, who moved recently from the lowlands to a home in the Hollywood Hills reached by a short private road, invited some friends to dinner the other night. All the guests arrived on time except a doctor...
I WAS GOING to wish you a Happy New Year, but why bother? For a huge and growing number of people around the world, today simply isn't the start of a new year. As far as the world's approximately 1.3 billion Muslims are concerned, New Year's Day is the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterARIZONA Sedona International Film Festival & Workshop This central Arizona fest, now in its 14th year, has a roster of 130 films and includes appearances by Helen Hunt, who makes her directorial debut with "Then She Found Me"; actor Diane Ladd; director...
Today The Times' editorial board lists wishes for the new year and cliches that it hopes will die with the old. Boards of the past practiced something similar--in the 1950s, The Times printed predictions for upcoming years, and favorite quotes from...
Times Staff Writer"Haste ye back," beckoned a sign at the car ferry terminal at Ardrossan on Scotland's western coast as the boat eased up to the dock after crossing from the Isle of Arran. I told myself I'd heed the invitation. It was July and I'd been distillery-...
Special to The TimesCruise lines have their own character. Some, such as Disney, are geared to families with young children; others, such as Crystal, are more suited for couples. Here are general profiles of some major cruise lines. Per diems, listed after the line's name,...
This episode includes poetry and haggis. Actually, poetry and haggis together! A little haggis always makes the poetry go down easier, don’t you think? Let’s kick things off with ... Airport Shenanigans of Mistaken Euphoria You know that...
The Contra Costa TimesWelcome back, amazing viewers! It's the penultimate episode of "Amazing Race" and five teams are jetting off from Berlin to Edinburgh, where they'll head for Gosford House and face a double U-turn. The roller derby moms, who came in last last week, will...
Comedy and Magic Spectacular — 2013 Presented by Chambersburg Exchange Club. 7 p.m. Saturday. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $12 to $19. For tickets, call 717-263-0202 or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org....
1. Award-winning music Evolution Rock School will present "Grammy," a concert honoring Grammy award-winning and nominated musicians and a few others. 50/50 raffle to benefit the rock school scholarship fund. Snacks will be sold. Show is at 3 p.m....
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