| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Eleanor E. O'Donnell, a retired civil engineer who tutored Hispanic immigrants, died Nov. 7 of heart failure at her Tuscany-Canterbury home. She was 96.
The daughter of an ironworker and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Elizabeth Doney was born and raised...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:50 PM
One of the great cultural jewels of the West is back, with a wonderful new polish.
When the Huntington Library in San Marino reopened its main exhibition hall on Friday for a special press preview after a 17-month renovation, you could almost feel the...
| Nov 8, 2013
MOUNT DORA — The story of Thomas Becket, the archbishop of Canterbury, and his murder by followers of King Henry II has inspired many writers, the most recent being singer and author Richard Ryan.
About a year and a half ago, the Mount Dora...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Why is Canterbury called a Cowgirl's Deli?
A. A couple years ago, Canterbury was in need of updating and my love of horses and all things Western seemed like a great fit.
We started with the sign. My paint horse, Jet, who is very photogenic, is on the...
| Oct 31, 2013
Featuring an all-star cast of singers, "Angels Sing" is a wan little holiday film that manages to show a little heart once it finally gets going.
Harry Connick Jr. stars as an Austin, Texas, history professor who doesn't put much stock in Christmas....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Prince George's christening portraits have arrived!
OK, now we can officially gush about how cute Prince George is ...
Prince William and his wife, Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, baptized their 3-month-old baby Wednesday and have unveiled...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Prince George, the firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was christened in London on Wednesday.
The increasingly handsome 3-month-old baby boy, who will eventually be named the head of the Church of...
| Oct 13, 2013
TAI TAPU, New Zealand — Can you imagine a scene in which you turn into the oak-shaded driveway of a grand country estate, pull up outside the manor house and are greeted by a row of staff standing at attention? The car door is opened, bags and...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:12 AM
This is “Curvaceous” by Melanie Johnston, one of the artworks that can be seen on Saturday, Oct. 12, at “FACES at FAHS,” also konwn as “Fine Art & Craft Exhibit & Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society, at the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:21 PM
One band reigned supreme at the Gypsy Day Parade. The sole gold award winner and best overall band winner was also the only high school band to perform.
The Platte-Geddes Black Panthers made a round-trip of almost 250 miles to perform in Saturday's...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Looking through my calendar of national observances, it appears that October is turning into "food month," beginning with World Vegetarian Day and World Day for Farm Animals Oct. 1-2, continuing with National School Lunch Week, Oct. 14-18 and World Food...