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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.
  • 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...

    Tobacco and candy at the post office

    The candy and tobacco store that opened in the city’s main post office in the late 1940s was part of a nationwide movement to provide work for persons living with a disability. In 1947, Postmaster Max L. Green, with assistance from the state and...

    Ron Kaye: Learning the lesson of the 9/11 tragedy

    It was just before 2:30 in the afternoon of Sunday Dec. 7, 1941 when a New York radio station interrupted the broadcast of the New York Giants football game with a shocking news bulletin: The Japanese had staged a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S....

    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...