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Zombies Invade LINE at New York Comic Con

Zombies Invade LINE at New York Comic Con

TOKYO, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — LINE Corporation, owner and operator of LINE, a free call and messaging app, today announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics and Kirkman’s groundbreaking comic and best-selling graphic novels,The Walking Dead, which inspired the popular television show of the same name. In celebration of The Walking […]

Epic fail: just 1 percent of Obamacare requests successfully processed

Epic fail: just 1 percent of Obamacare requests successfully processed

Millions of Americans visited newly launched websites last week to learn more about the benefits offered through the president’s health insurance mandate, but Obamacare is apparently not ready for everyone. Americans officially became able to sign up for insurance coverage provided through President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act program Tuesday morning, but a number of […]

‘Rock Out To Knock Out Hunger’

‘Rock Out To Knock Out Hunger’

September is Hunger Awareness Month. Find Food Bank held its first annual Rock Out To Knock Out Hunger fundraiser partnered with the Palm Springs Office of Sustainability. The event was held at Bar in Palm Springs with a silent auction and live band for dancing on Saturday, September 28th. Palm Springs City Councilman Paul Lewin […]

The Dirndl Code: Expert Tips for a Rollicking Oktoberfest

The Dirndl Code: Expert Tips for a Rollicking Oktoberfest

With Munich’s annual Oktoberfest beer festival beginning this weekend, locals are gearing up for two weeks of partying Bavarian-style. But tourists heading to the Wiesn festival grounds face a few logistical challenges. Upon arriving at the enormous event, they may find themselves asking a few questions. Which beer tent is the best? What’s the proper […]

Apple’s Revised Plans for New Flagship San Francisco Store Will Keep Fountain, Tweak Facades

Apple’s Revised Plans for New Flagship San Francisco Store Will Keep Fountain, Tweak Facades

Back in May, officials in San Francisco proudly touted a plan by Apple to move its existing Stockton Street flagship store three blocks north, giving the store a larger footprint and a prime location in the Union Square shopping district. Apple’s plans quickly ran into resistance, however, with critics panning Apple’s proposal to remove a sculptural fountain along […]

Shakespeare’s “Merchant Of Venice” At San Diego’s Old

Shakespeare’s “Merchant Of Venice” At San Diego’s Old

The Bard of Avon is alive and doing quite well in San Diego these days thank you very much.  Especially now, since the Old Globe’s annual Shakespeare Summer Theatre Festival in the Lowell Davies Outdoor Theatre is in full sway.  Last week I reviewed the opening of  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, the first of two […]

California prisons sterilized female inmates without permission

California prisons sterilized female inmates without permission

Prison doctors in California sterilized nearly 150 female inmates during the course of four years without ever obtaining proper approval from the state, a new investigation reveals. According to The Center for Investigative Reporting, at least 148 women at a pair of state penitentiaries received tubal litigations during the period of 2006 through 2010, yet […]

Old Globe 2013 Summer Shakespeare Outdoor Festival Debuts

Old Globe 2013 Summer Shakespeare Outdoor Festival Debuts

July, August, and September are great months to be in San Diego.  The weather is always comfortable in the daytime, and pleasantly cool in the evenings, which is great for strolling, and is especially enjoyable for audiences of San Diego’s world famous Summer Shakespeare Festival – 47 years young and still counting – which debuted […]

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