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  • How to make the most of a trip to the nation's capital

    How to make the most of a trip to the nation's capital
    A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...
  • Coffee workshop, cupcake decorating, Winterfest and more

    Coffee workshop, cupcake decorating, Winterfest and more
    Home coffee roasting: Looking to brew like a barista? Daniel Kent of Plow & Gun Coffee will teach a coffee roasting workshop on Saturday at the Institute of Domestic Technology's headquarters in Altadena. Coffee enthusiasts are welcome to join in from...
  • Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Georgetown University law professor Martin D. Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Sunday of cancer, the Supreme Court announced. He was 78. Though he was among the nation's foremost experts on tax law, Ginsburg...
  • Norma Holloway Johnson dies at 79; trailblazing former federal judge

    Norma Holloway Johnson dies at 79; trailblazing former federal judge
    Norma Holloway Johnson, a trailblazing former chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., who gained national prominence when she oversaw the grand jury investigation into President Clinton's relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky, has...
  • J. Lynn Helms dies at 86; FAA chief fired striking air controllers

    J. Lynn Helms dies at 86; FAA chief fired striking air controllers
    J. Lynn Helms, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration who carried out President Reagan's order to fire more than 11,000 striking air traffic controllers and oversaw efforts to keep airlines flying during the crisis, has died. He was 86. He...
  • Marion Stiebel Siciliano dies at 86; painter, philanthropist

    Marion Stiebel Siciliano dies at 86; painter, philanthropist
    Marion Stiebel Siciliano, an abstract painter and philanthropist who was active in environmental causes and inner-city development, died July 17 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 86. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Marion Stiebel Siciliano: An...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • Emory Bellard dies at 83; college coach

    Emory Bellard dies at 83; college coach
    Emory Bellard, a former Texas A&M and Mississippi State football coach credited with developing the wishbone offense when he was an assistant at the University of Texas, died Thursday. He was 83. Bellard died at a care facility in Georgetown in central...
  • Patricia Heaton: Twitter woes recall past Rush Limbaugh firestorm

     
    Patricia Heaton's current woes are like deja vu all over again. The sitcom star is at the center of a media firestorm after she apologized this week to Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law student and contraception advocate whom radio host Rush Limbaugh...
  • Patricia Heaton apologizes for tweets taking Rush Limbaugh's side

     
    Patricia Heaton deleted, then reinstated her Twitter account following a series of criticisms she made of Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke. Patricia Heaton sided with radio talker Rush Limbaugh on the issue of government sponsored birth control, but...
  • Louis C.K. drops correspondents' dinner after conservative outcry

     
    Louis C.K. is out as host of the Radio & Television Correspondents Dinner in June after conservative critics came after the comedian for his comments about Sarah Palin. Louis C.K. is currently in production for the third season of his FX series "Louie.".....