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  • 'President Adams' to visit Temple Isaiah

     'President Adams' to visit Temple Isaiah
    What would you ask President John Adams if you had the chance? You can get your opportunity — no flux capacitor required — at Temple Isaiah on Friday night when historical impressionist Peter Small takes the stage as the second president, who...
  • Bookmark: The United States of Treeland

    In one of those career-defining moments that pops up by accident and never quite seems to exit the public consciousness, Barbara Walters asked Katharine Hepburn during a notorious 1981 TV interview just what kind of tree she'd like to be. Never mind that...
  • William Shields Lee

    William Shields Lee
    LEE, William Shields 9/20/1915 – 6/30/2012 Our father passed away peacefully recently following a brief illness. He was born on September 20, 1915 to Judge William Erwin Lee and Madeline Shields Lee. He was raised initially in Moscow, Idaho but...
  • Carnett: Spelling counts in presidential elections

    It was the first presidential election I remember: 1952, Eisenhower vs. Stevenson. I was 7 and a student in Mrs. Collins' third-grade class at Corona del Mar Elementary School — a leafy, secreted campus that has long since been bulldozed....
  • It's A Gray Area: It's as 'sound as the dollar'

    I still remember my parents commenting during the 1964 presidential election about the silliness of Barry Goldwater's recommending that we go back on the silver and gold standard for our nation's monetary system. But now I know that Sen. Goldwater was...
  • Deficit spending a bad move for U.S.

    Economist Paul Krugman has been on a roll lately. After announcing that America is in its "Third Depression", the New York Times columnist provided an encore by blaming U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for his concerns about the evils of deficit...
  • Sounding Off: Obama repeating FDR's economic mistake

    The comments by Chriss Street should not be surprising to anyone ("Community Commentary: Deficit spending a bad move for U.S.," July 25). The comments by Tom Egan are surprising and seem to be more emotional than historical fact ("Sounding Off: Treasurer'...
  • On Theater: Teens carry off a delightful 'Annie'

    On Theater: Teens carry off a delightful 'Annie'
    For the teenage performers in South Coast Repertory's Theatre Conservatory Summer Players' revival of "Annie," they're presenting ancient history — not just the Depression-era mid-1930s but the roots of the 1977 musical itself, born long before they...