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Impact Giving handed out six grants totaling $130,000, including one to a Laguna Beach nonprofit, at its fourth annual "Making the Impact" awards ceremony earlier this month. Chhahari Inc. received a $17,000 grant for solar panel and battery storage...
Tags: Cinco de Mayo, Arts and Culture, Ceremonies, Culture
Associated PressKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, and all 21 people on board, including eight Japanese tourists, survived with injuries, police said. Four of the injured were in...
A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found. Rocks and natural debris previously covered by snow are appearing now as the snow...
A year ago, a photograph of two child slaves in Nepal carrying stone blocks on their backs had troubled an 8-year-old girl, Vivienne Harr. The California girl thought about those boys, two brothers enslaved in the Himalayas, who were her own age....
Tags: Social Issues, Slavery, India, Ghana, Interior Policy
From Sierra Leone, from Peru, from Nepal and elsewhere, the nine lives at the heart of "Girl Rising" are impossible to ignore. This consciousness-raising documentary from filmmaker Richard E. Robbins risks making the harsh conditions these girls have...
In case you forgot it's April Fools day, Google is there to remind you. Today's top "cold searches" will return you to the 90's with Y2K, Pogs hologram slammers, Macarena step-by-step and prom scrunchies making you want to jump jumping like a mac daddy....
After Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Mt. Everest, everyone knew Hillary's name. Far fewer knew about his indispensable partner, George Lowe. Hillary and his friend Lowe were the only two New Zealanders on the 1953 expedition to the top of the...
Lent is traditionally a season of prayer, sacrifice, and repentance. For the past six years, Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield has endeavored to observe Lent as a season in which one not only gives something up, but also as a time to help somebody...
With scenic backdrops ranging from the Scottish Lowlands, to Nepal's countryside, Reveal the Path (still pictured above) is as much a National Geographic documentary as it is an endurance sport biopic. Take in the lives of locals with Tour Divide race...
ReutersKATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is an ancient town dotted with Hindu and Buddhist temples, a riot of color and dust with clogged streets where stray cows and dogs vie for rotting leftovers beside swanky malls. The city is ringed by...
Tags: Hinduism, UNESCO, Buddhism, Climbing, Restaurants
Baltasar Kormakur has had one strange career. After starting out as an actor in his native Iceland in the mid-1990s, he soon added directing to his dossier. He began with small Icelandic-language slacker films like “101 Reykjavik,” segued to...
Commission to review complete streets proposal Adding bike lanes and enhancing crosswalks are a possibility for Glenneyre Street. The Laguna Beach Planning Commission will look into a proposal to enhance pedestrian and bicycle access to Glenneyre at 6:...
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