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  • Exploring a woman of letters

    Exploring a woman of letters
    "Letters from Zora," Gabrielle Denise Pina's multimedia, one-woman play starring Vanessa Bell Calloway as iconic novelist Zora Neale Hurston, opens at the Pasadena Playhouse on Sunday, a return engagement after last year's popular limited run.
  • Start the Presses: Living library offers pages from the past

    They say when an older person dies, a library is lost. If that's the case, I met a university-sized one Monday, and I'd like to preserve at least some of the stacks for perpetuity. Enter Genevieve Fisher, a 98-year-old woman who has lived in the same...

    Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history

    Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history
    When the United States entered World War II, the nation needed financing in order to build up its defense system. So the government issued a new series of war bonds. The first one, Series A, had been issued in 1935, as a way of promoting safe...

    Dennis Reed to discuss 'Japanese American Photography' book at Glendale Central Library

    Dennis Reed to discuss 'Japanese American Photography' book at Glendale Central Library
    Back in 1977, Dennis Reed read something that intrigued him: There once had been a vibrant society of Japanese American photographers, including first-rate modernists, but with the advent of World War II and U.S. internment camps, all of their work had...

    Trade partnerships are key to survival

    "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy…" ("Nearly seven decades later, Pearl Harbor attack still a vivid memory," Dec. 4) In the 69 years since those words were spoken by President Franklin Roosevelt, Japan has become our...