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Priest steps down after revealing he was a Ku Klux Klan member decades ago

William Aitcheson stepped down after revealing that he was a Ku Klux Klan member in the 1970s.

Mnuchin hints at keeping carried-interest tax break for some

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that President Donald Trump may keep the carried interest tax break for firms that create jobs, while eliminating it for hedge fund... To view the full story, click the title link.

Dozens Of NYPD Officers, Including Frank Serpico, Rally For Colin Kaepernick

Dozens of current and retired NYPD police officers gathered in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday to show their support for Colin Kaepernick, a former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who's been ostracized by the NFL since sitting out the national anthem last season. [ more › ]

Should the LAPD test drones? Police ask the public to weigh in

Should Los Angeles police be allowed to test the use of drones? The question will be one of many posed Wednesday evening at a series of forums held by the Los Angeles Police Department as it tries to gauge public reaction to its proposal to fly drones during a one-year pilot program. The meetings,...

A lawsuit claims a Pasadena principal threatened to set immigration officers on a mother and a caretaker

One morning two years ago, baby sitter Eva Del Rio went to drop off her charge at Madison Elementary in Pasadena, the same K-5 school where she had sent her own children. When she knocked on a closed campus entrance, Principal Juan Ruelas cursed, she said, and threatened to report her to Immigration...

Italian Favorite Coco Pazzo Will Make a Comeback This Fall

Pino Luongo revives his nineties-era hot spot in Soho, with a fast-casual component.

Think Of Something Interesting About Which To Write, Paulie

I’m stumped. Except for continued whining about my credit card situation, the “We attempted to charge your card but it failed” messages have arrived but the replacement card has not, there is not much going on in my world. In … Continue reading ?

The 21 Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

Thursday In any biz — but especially in the movie biz — it's all about who you know. Finding a place to schmooze with the bigwigs in an atmosphere that's equal parts professional networking and tropical partying could make your career. So the founders of the Grand IndieWise Convention decided...

You deserve a medal! Badges of honor for life in San Francisco

Can you parallel park on a really steep hill? Do you manage to drive your kids all over town to get them to the schools assigned to them by SFUSD? Do you ever just dive into San Francisco Bay in the dead of winter? Well, you deserve a medal!

How does the cost of Ford GoBikes compare to other U.S. bike share programs?

SFGATE compared the costs of bike share programs in 14 U.S. cities, and the Ford GoBike rental fees are commensurate with the rest.

A bargain barber tries to survive in an Echo Park that keeps rapidly changing

Cecilia Rios was running a little behind schedule Tuesday morning, but her assistants had her covered. “She’s on her way,” said Carlos Alvarez, who waited outside the Echo Barber Shop with his sidekick, Ricardo “Gordo” Torres. The buddies, longtime Echo Park residents, work in construction. But...

South Pasadena man to face life in prison for murdering 5-year-old son after trip to Disneyland

A South Pasadena man who admitted murdering his 5-year-old son after a trip to Disneyland this year is expected to be sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Aramazd Andressian Sr., who had been involved in a custody dispute with the boy’s mother, pleaded guilty in early August to killing...

Cal State L.A. gets $16.6 million state grant to bring dental health to underserved children

Cal State Los Angeles was awarded $16.6 million to bring dental care to underserved communities in the greater Los Angeles area, officials said Tuesday, billing the grant as the largest in the university’s history. The school was one of 15 agencies awarded funding from the California Department...

Empathy {Put Yourself in Someone Else’s Shoes}

Empathy. I wish we had been taught this emotion as young children. I vividly recall the day that I realized people can be just downright mean for no reason at all – fourth grade. Nearing the end of lunch period, I had just left my spot at the table to put up my tray. On […]

103-year-old Cambodian woman becomes a U.S. citizen

A 103-year-old Cambodian woman who survived famine, suffering and war in her native land beamed and waved a tiny American flag on Tuesday as she became a United States citizen. Hong Inh was the oldest of more than 10,000 people who took the oath of allegiance in a cavernous room at the downtown...

Two luxury condos in D.C.'s Shaw list for more than $1.2 million

TOWN SQUARE | The units have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, exposed brick walls and quartz kitchen counters.

Disney Planning from a Wannabe Expert

As a kid, I always dreamed of going to Disney World. After making my first trip at 26, I was hooked and have been lucky enough to go four times in the last 10 years, most recently with 18 family members for eight days. The clichés are true — it’s magical. A trip to Disney […] The post Disney Planning from a Wannabe Expert appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

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