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  • Lock tradition clicks with L.A. lovers

    Lock tradition clicks with L.A. lovers
    What do the Arno, the Thames and the Los Angeles River have in common? They all flow under bridges embellished with love locks.
  • Intersections: Belief in religion's power, if not its substance

    Can a person who isn't religious thoroughly enjoy religion? It's a question I've been asking myself since I fulfilled a lifelong desire to attend a midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. It was raining, but after short walk, I walked in to a packed Victorian...

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas
    When Glendale News-Press Editor Dan Evans introduced us new columnists to his staff and each other last August, he expressed a wish for some lively exchanges of perspective between Hoover High School teacher Brian Crosby and me. Today I’ll grant...

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Christmas celebration should be cherished tradition

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Christmas celebration should be cherished tradition
    Each December, there is an increasing amount of attention spent on the word “Christmas” and how its use has to be carefully monitored, especially in schools. A decorated tree is permissible if you call it a holiday tree, and students...

    A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library

    A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library
    If you missed it over the summer or fall, there's still time to explore the remarkable exhibition, "Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions," at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Nuanced and...