The blues return to Oakland’s 7th Street: A walk of fame recalls the glory years after World War II, when music, not gunfire, lit up the night.
Photo: Ronnie Stewart checks on the installation of plaques along 7th Street in West Oakland. They will bear the names of 84 rythym-and-blues greats who once made the corridor a “Harlem of the West.” Credit: Lee Romney / Los Angeles Times
Romney, an active man of faith: The Republican presidential candidate doesn’t talk much about his role in the Mormon Church, but he served as a bishop in a Boston-area church and presided over 12 congregations as stake president.
Photo: Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition in Washington. He has largely kept his Mormon faith out of his campaigning. Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images
“Depending on the amount of time and participants, we define a project for every workshop.”
“Indeed, like in any endeavor, change and neural rewiring takes hard work over time.” : |
Four years ago today, a member of our team found a potato chip—a Baked Lay, to be precise—in his lunch that looked suspiciously like the state of Iowa.
Today, Barack Obama is president. And the chip, having traveled with our teammate to every job and town he’s lived in, currently resides in a Tupperware container in his desk. Today seemed like the appropriate day to tell the entire internet about this.
With chip photos or without, either is OK—do you have a story to share about where you were when Obama won Iowa four years ago?
President Obama talks to caucus-goers in Iowa tonight via videoconference (also known as our first official Instagram photo!).
Seal and Heidi Klum are getting a divorce. I saw Seal in Whole Foods this weekend and this court document fell out of his bluejeans. It divides their assets. Turns out they have the same normal ol’ relationship problems the rest of us do. Here’s who gets what!
- Heidi Klum -…
Fact: Wearing a hat helps keep your whole body warm when it’s cold out. Fact: an Obama 2012 knit hat will make you look fetching at the same time. Scientists agree.
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Tumblr Art Session Presents: Kid Conan - Holiday Team
The holiday spirit is alive and thriving in Kid Conan Claus and his friends, Andy the Elf and La Bamba the Red-Nosed Reindeer!
Last week, Team Coco called for holiday-themed works to add to their Coco MoCA gallery. I immediately started getting ideas for it and this is the end result.
And yes, La Bamba is wearing a reindeer kigurumi and his fedora… :3