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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay

    On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay
    MONTEREY BAY, Calif. — Along Highway 1 between Marina and Seaside, it's all roller-coastering sand dunes and chaparral. There the road cuts across Ft. Ord, where soldiers trained for almost every war the U.S. Army waged in the 20th century, as...
  • Nobel Peace Prize recipient is a relatively obscure watchdog

    Nobel Peace Prize recipient is a relatively obscure watchdog
    LONDON – Hardly anyone knew it existed before last month. Its work has been criticized and its employees shot at. Bigger names, including that of a teenage girl, were thought to be ahead in line for the world’s most prestigious award. But...
  • Goldberg: 'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'

    Goldberg: 'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'
    "If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
  • Michael McManus dies at 60; former chief curator at Laguna Art Museum

    Michael McManus dies at 60; former chief curator at Laguna Art Museum
    Michael McManus, the former chief curator for the Laguna Art Museum and organizer of a major scholarly overview of California Impressionism, has died. He was 60. McManus, who had a heart condition, died Aug. 10 at his home in Seal Beach, said Mike...
  • Government shutdown Q&A: Why it's about to get more complicated

    Government shutdown Q&A: Why it's about to get more complicated
    Like many bad things in life, the current standoff over money to keep federal programs running has proved easier to stumble into than to get out of. Now the stalemate is about to get more complex. The reason: Congress has a second deadline to deal with....
  • Government shutdown: Forget the parks. Children, parents, spouses hit

    Government shutdown: Forget the parks. Children, parents, spouses hit
    As veterans continued to liberate lightly barricaded national monuments in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, the federal government shutdown stands to hit children and the disadvantaged particularly hard if the days wear on. Here's a tour of some of the...
  • Letters: Ted Cruz scrambles 'Green Eggs'

    Re "Dr. Seuss goes to Washington," Opinion, Sept. 27 As a librarian I find it ironic that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) would choose to read Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" in his faux filibuster against Obamacare. The lesson of the book is that one has to be...
  • A.C. Lyles dies at 95; producer and popular Paramount lot figure

    A.C. Lyles dies at 95; producer and popular Paramount lot figure
    A.C. Lyles' Paramount career began early in one century and ended well into the next. His unrivaled affiliation with the studio began in 1928 in his Florida hometown when a silent film he saw at a Paramount-owned theater inspired him to ask for a job....
  • For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops

    For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops
    This Is the End Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
  • George Halas in first group of Rose Bowl All-Century finalists

    George Halas in first group of Rose Bowl All-Century finalists
    George Halas, Patty Driscoll and Neil Snow have been selected as the first three finalists for this season's Rose Bowl All-Century Class. The three players were chosen for the decades of the 1900s and 1910s. The first Rose Bowl was held in 1902 and ...
  • Patsy Swayze dies at 86; dance teacher was Patrick Swayze's mother

    Patsy Swayze dies at 86; dance teacher was Patrick Swayze's mother
    The note Patsy Swayze tucked in her son Don's suitcase was simple but meaningful. It was 1980, and Don had just moved to California to pursue an acting career. He was sleeping on his older brother Patrick's couch and scared to death of the prospect of...