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  • Review: Nick Waterhouse celebrates 'Holly' in concert in Hollywood

    Review: Nick Waterhouse celebrates 'Holly' in concert in Hollywood
    When singer and Gibson hollow-body strummer Nick Waterhouse introduced one of his songs as "the B-side to a 45" during his record release party, you'd have been forgiven for briefly thinking the entrance to the American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood may have opened into another decade. Well, at least at first glance.
  • Dick Cabela dies at 77; co-founded Cabela's sporting goods empire

    Dick Cabela dies at 77; co-founded Cabela's sporting goods empire
    The Cabela's Inc. sporting goods empire — with $3.1 billion in sales in 2012 from mail order and big-box retail stores — started at a kitchen table in 1961 in the small town of Chappell, Neb. Dick Cabela had spent $45 on nearly 3,000 hand-...

    In the delta, Tim Donnelly blasts Jerry Brown's water policy

    In the delta, Tim Donnelly blasts Jerry Brown's water policy
    LODI -- As the last vestiges of the tule fog that blankets this part of the state on many winter mornings lifted from the valley floor, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly’s red, white and blue campaign bus pulled up to the American...

    Military groups and L.A. County are in step on Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

    Military groups and L.A. County are in step on Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
    Just in time for Veterans Day, a dozen local military service organizations have reached an armistice with Los Angeles County over use of its newly refurbished Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. Instead of being relegated to basement cubicles as the county had...

    For World War II veteran, daily flag-raising is a sacred duty

    For World War II veteran, daily flag-raising is a sacred duty
    World War II veteran Thomas G. Riker has a morning routine, a short ceremony of patriotic clockwork. He walks the front yard of his Flower Street home in Eastside Costa Mesa and hoists the American flag. Then the 95-year-old salutes and quietly...