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  • Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Look at his library, get a read on him

    Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Look at his library, get a read on him
    If you’re looking for a way to commemorate William Shakespeare’s birthday — he was born 450 years ago today, on April 23, 1564 — the most interesting party may take place at UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in West Adams. From 4-7 Wednesday evening, the library will celebrate not Shakespeare’s writing so much as his reading, with an event called “Shakespeare’s Bookshelf.”
  • Obama tours Washington mudslide devastation, praises rescuers

    Obama tours Washington mudslide devastation, praises rescuers
    OSO, Wash. — Standing beneath a banner proclaiming "Oso Strong" one month after the deadly landslide, President Obama told the residents of the hard-hit Stillaguamish Valley that the nation is grieving with them as they struggle to rebuild homes,...

    'Mad Men' recap: The Valentine's Day massacre

    'Mad Men' recap: The Valentine's Day massacre
    “Mad Men” is almost always more successful when it approaches Important Social Issues obliquely rather than head-on. Last year’s “The Flood” was widely panned for its awkward and heavy-handed depiction of Martin Luther’...

    Boston Marathon: Californian Meb Keflezighi wins race as Boston rebounds

    Boston Marathon: Californian Meb Keflezighi wins race as Boston rebounds
    Californian Meb Keflezighi became the first American since 1983 to capture the men’s division of the Boston Marathon, as the city that was knocked to its knees by two bomb blasts last year rebounded on Monday. Keflezighi, who began running as a...

    Dodgers fantasy camp to return to 'Historic' Dodgertown

    Dodgers fantasy camp to return to 'Historic' Dodgertown
    There now, see what happens when people actually try to get along? As opposed to not cooperating and making legal threats. When Frank McCourt owned the Dodgers he moved their spring training home from Vero Beach, Fla., to Phoenix in 2009. There were...