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  • DVD review: Crime docs win a positive verdict

    DVD review: Crime docs win a positive verdict
    In 1994, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr. — teenagers who came to be known as the West Memphis Three — were convicted of murdering three little boys in a Satanic ritual. There were a lot of things wrong with their trial, and in 1996 filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky stirred up public interest with “Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Woods” — the first of this set's three features. Despite the subsequent activism by their supporters, it was 17 years before the boys-now-men were released. Along the way, Berlinger and Sinofsky made two follow-ups — subtitled “Revelations” and “Purgatory” — in 2000 and 2011.
  • Private-property rights must be protected

    In 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a longstanding interpretation of the U.S. Constitution limiting government’s power of eminent domain to public projects, like roads, bridges and government buildings. Despite widespread opposition from most...

    Small Wonders: Predictions that the groundhog missed

    On Wednesday, a 7-pound rodent climbed out of a hollowed tree stump, coerced and cajoled by men in top hats, while the masses looked on expectantly. Some call him Marmota monax, others a woodchuck, others a land-beaver. Still others a groundhog. Most...

    Verdugo Views: Glendale became stamped in the '20s, '30s

    Verdugo Views: Glendale became stamped in the '20s, '30s
    Many of Glendale’s neighborhoods were developed in the 1920s and ’30s, when it was billed as one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Most of these residential areas have sidewalks that were laid when the houses were built. The...

    Verdugo Views: When car shows were the fashion

    Verdugo Views: When car shows were the fashion
    Many people around town remember the car shows hosted by National Charity League and the Glendale Motor Car Dealers Assn. But even longtime residents might not realize that they were not the first of their kind. The first known showing of new model...