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Lake Oswego Vignettes Signing Event & Book Review

April 13, 2012

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Enjoying the charms of Lake Oswego, Oregon, this weekend? Saturday, April 14, from 2 to 6 pm, Matthew’s Galleries will host a book signing event for Marylou Colver’s recently published Lake Oswego Vignettes. More about the book after the jump. “Illiterate cows, an electric pig and world-class water skiers. They’re all part of Lake Oswego’s […]

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Interview with Marylou Colver, Author of Lake Oswego Vignettes: Illiterate Cows to College-Educated Cabbage

March 8, 2012

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Marylou Colver is the founder and president of the Lake Oswego Preservation Society in Lake Oswego, Oregon. The following is an interview that describes her interest in preserving and honoring the city’s past through her new book: Lake Oswego Vignettes: Illiterate Cows to College-Educated Cabbage. AK: Lake Oswego Vignettes is full of fun and quirky […]

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Interview with Richard W. Crawford, Author of The Way We Were in San Diego

October 19, 2011

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AK: What was the strangest or quirkiest story you uncovered while researching your “The Way We Were” column for the San Diego Union-Tribune? RC: The story of celebrity evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson’s mysterious disappearance in May 1926 has a strange San Diego connection. McPherson reappeared a few weeks later and claimed she had been kidnapped. […]

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Interview with Juanita Lovret, Author of Tustin As It Once Was

October 7, 2011

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AK: How did you get started writing your “Remember When” column for the Tustin News? What was the first story you told? JL: Jill Leach, editor of the Tustin News, called me in late spring, 1997, and asked me to write a column on growing up and living in Tustin all my life.  I declined […]

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