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It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
Tags: Baptist, Christianity, Science and Technology, Fossils, Bible
Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
The Boy Scouts of America has sent its members a survey as part of its ongoing debate over whether to repeal or continue its ban on gay members. Instead of asking for a simple yes or no, the questionnaire goes into depth on several topics, for example...
The Burroughs High boys' water polo team has promised a trip to the playoffs. Burbank, the Indians' crosstown rival, has guaranteed a disciplined and strengthened program. The Indians and Bulldogs are full of optimism heading into the season, with...
Tags: Adam Wright, Sports, Religion and Belief, Water Polo
If there was ever a Parking Space Whisperer, you could pin that title on Kaaron Williams of Burbank. Williams’ unusual superpower helps her find a parking space whenever she needs one. Her friends and family request rides with her for that very...
Natasha Middleton's ballet studio and company are evolving in their second decade, but she said she stays true to her main philosophy — perpetuating the tradition of the Ballet Russe while training young dancers for the professional spotlight....
With the demand for wireless service increasing against a backdrop of persistent concerns among some residents about aesthetics and possible health problems associated with telecommunications equipment, the City Council has approved changes to how...
City officials are embarking on a “new compensation philosophy” that will affect everything from salaries and benefits to job titles and merit bonuses. An outside consultant could be brought in to help revamp the pay system by as early as...
Tags: Employees, Career and Workplace, Unions
Mike Reily is the type of person who brings a bouquet of flowers to Thanksgiving dinner, complements the host on the food, offers to give up his slice of pumpkin pie when the dessert offerings run out and even volunteers to help with the dishes. He is...
GLENDALE — They each came Saturday night to be celebrated and honored for their accomplishments at the 10th annual Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame. But in the midst of sharing memories and smiling about their experiences, they each...
There is a philosophy in the Tubert family that all of its members live by: "This is your journey, and what do you want to do with it?" Following that credo, father Marcelo has become a successful actor and voice-over artist and mother Lori is a...
Cheers and screams echoed through the massive Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Church on Saturday morning as 72 Bellarmine-Jefferson High School graduates gathered for the last time as senior classmates. Donning white and blue caps and gowns, the high...
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