San Clemente’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life, held in years past at San Clemente High School in July, has a new time, place and format this year. The event will be at Jim Johnson Memorial Park on Saturday, Aug. 26 and will run 10 hours instead of 24. The goal remains the same: to celebrate […]
Life is busy AF right now for Katy Perry! Not only is she gearing up for American Idol and her Witness world tour, the 32-year-old is also set to host the MTV VMAs this Sunday! No big deal! While calling in to SiriusXM's The Morning Mash Up on Monday from Pennsylvania, the Swish Swish singer revealed her [...]
Mary Cassat - Little Girl In A Large Red Hat by Irina Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844–1926) was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Pennsylvania, but lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists.
Aliso Viejo and Laguna Niguel held a joint Relay for Life walk at Niguel Hills Middle School on Saturday, Aug. 20. The annual event aims to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society.
On Monday, August 21st, Americans were treated to the first total solar eclipse to hit North America in decades. The astronomical delight has been widely anticipated by eclipse enthusiasts for months, and has served as a delightful and much-needed distraction from the drudgery of regular life in America for more casual eclipse fans. Show More Summary
Authored by James Howard Lunstler via Kunstler.com, "Diminishing Returns" These two words are the hinge that is swinging American life - and the advanced techno-industrial world, for that matter - toward darkness. They represent an infection in the critical operations of daily life, like a metabolic disease, driving us into disorder and failure. Show More Summary
As prices increase across the USA, more and more retirees are becoming expats enjoying a better quality of life at far less cost. Americans, it seems, arenâ??t great at saving for retirement. A recent report released by the Economic Policy Institute suggests the average American retirement nest egg is as low as $5,000. Those getting close... Expats Blog -
The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979. Watch life unfold in McClatchy markets on the path of totality as the great solar eclipse of 2017 passes overhead. … Click to Continue »
Everyone who has ever smoked cigarettes should take this quiz because “Lung cancer screening could save your life,” according to the American Lung Association’s (ALA) new “Saved by the Scan” campaign. But after taking that quiz, almost all current or former smokers (roughly 9 out of 10) will learn that they’re not good candidates for […]
More than 50 million Americans suffer from this painful, debilitating condition. Here’s some good news: Medical marijuana is helping people with arthritis improve their quality of life. Most of us know someone — an aunt, uncle or grandmother — suffering from arthritis. Show More Summary
Between 1928 and 1934, the French-American anthropologist, artist, and writer Paul Coze (1903-1974) made four trips across western Canada collecting ethnographic objects for the Musée d'Ethnographie (Trocadero) in Paris and the HeyeShow More Summary
What is the shelf life of “Democrats are the real racists because Robert Byrd was a member of the KKK before most Americans living today were born”? Because it’s amazing that right-wingers pointing out that Hillary Clinton knew Robert Byrd is supposed to be a legitimate comeback to the fact that Donald Trump is an […]
The latest episode of the popular weekly public radio show This American Life is entitled "We Are In The Future," so naturally the producers commissioned the futuristic art-rap trio Clipping. for an original song. That contribution, entitled "The Deep," is a five-and-a-half minute rumbling epic "based on the underwater mythology of the 90s Detroit electro…
Former RNC spokesperson Cheri Jacobus: If there is truly "no place for white supremacists or Nazis" in American life, and specifically in the GOP, then why tacitly encourage it by doing nothing about it? Adolf Hitler and the Nazis were...Show More Summary
For half a century, stories have endured of an American aviator, lost in the mountains of rural China. Chinese people talked about "the white man." But was that only a myth?
New details surrounding the identity of a slave who once lived in the storied Ipswich house at the American History Museum
Beautiful Sylvia Plath during a beach holiday, three years before she met Ted Hughes, 1953 Sylvia Plath (1932 – 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Born in Boston, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College...Show More Summary
In this month's release, find new embargoed research on the life expectancy of Trump voters, premature death among white Americans, rural tobacco and firearm suicide prevalence
We are very used to the comical adventures of a typical American family, from Blondie and Dagwood in the funny papers to dozens of sitcom versions on TV. Putting jokes into everyday family life that readers could relate to was a genius move, brought on by illustrator George McManus over 100 years ago. Show More Summary
CBS News reports: Nearly two-thirds of Americans consider the attack that led to loss of life in Charlottesville an act of “domestic terrorism,” a view that spans partisan lines. But President Trump’s response to Charlottesville finds more division. Show More Summary