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health code violations
Don Juan Restaurant 1660 Lamont St. NW Closed Friday for operating without a license. Reopened that day.
New York designer Karim Rashid , creator of more than 3,000 products, would love to get a chance to talk to President Obama, not only about design in this country but about what suits Obama should be buying.
HOUSE CALLS Terri Sapienza
Hang a bookshelf and a floating shelf to add visual interest to the large wall.
How To
QI had a three-eighths-inch-thick, click-together wood floor installed over two layers of vinyl in my kitchen less than a year ago. The wood is sliding lengthwise in two areas. It has unlocked in one area, and socks snag on some of the joints. The installer fixed it once, but the problem continue...
a cook's garden
They're as beautiful as jewels and often just as precious and rare. The seeds of Indian corn, lined up in rows on their cobs, explode with every known color in fanciful combinations. This variability led geneticist Barbara McClintock to the far-reaching discovery that genes are not static, that...
JENNIFER LARUE HUGET
I'm willing to bet you have a bottle of ranch dressing in your fridge right now. I know I do.
Lenny Bernstein
I recently spent a couple of hours at the Jewish Community Center in Fairfax watching women in their 40s, 50s and 60s play two games of full-court basketball. These were rec-league ballplayers, but there was nothing casual about the games. They played organized zone defense. A ref in black and wh...
Jay Mathews
I'm moving back to California this summer. (You will be relieved or annoyed to learn I am not leaving The Post.) This will be my last spring, at least as I define the term.
Chief Fire Marshal W. Keith Brower Jr. heard the distress signal come across the radio for firefighters who were trapped in a two-alarm house fire near Leesburg. But there was nothing he could do.
in brief
A Leesburg woman was killed March 2 when her car ran a stop sign in McLean and was hit by an oncoming sport-utility vehicle, according to Fairfax County police.
community events
"Moms' Morning Out," mothers can spend mornings with their children or run errands. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $35 for five sessions. To register, call 703-771-5913.
ROBERT THOMSON
Dear Dr. Gridlock: Is there an average number of offloadings that Metro finds tolerable? I've always been disgusted with how much I pay for a train ride. I pay the same price whether I arrive without a hitch as I do when a train breaks down and I have to wait for another. Has Metro ever looked into...
crime report
Gum Springs Rd. and Myers Glen Pl., 5 p.m. Feb. 28 to 7 a.m. March 2. Property was stolen from a construction site.
volunteer opportunities VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
AARP tax assistance program: Volunteers are needed to file electronically 2010 federal and state income tax forms. A five-day training using IRS computers and software will be provided. Volunteers become IRS-certified tax counselors after completing the training and passing an IRS examination....
Varsity Letter
The day Necole Sterling walked into the Stonewall Jackson gym, the team's hopes for another playoff run brightened. The day she almost walked out? Well, that's another story.
in brief
A Loudoun man has been arrested on charges stemming from a botched robbery in Sterling on Feb. 10, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said.
what's happening in fauquier county
Quilters, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8473.
Adopt A Pet
Frankie is a 2-year-old male bulldog mix. Amanda is a 1-year-old female domestic shorthair.
sports announcements
PLAYERS: Leesburg Lumberjacks 9-and-younger team seeks players for spring and summer. Contact Frank Avvisato at 703-728-0888 or Avvisato22@verizon.net or go to www.leesburglumberjacks.com .
community calendar
History program, "Colonial Migrations In and Out of the Shenandoah Valley," a presentation by Victor S. Dunn. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free; registration required. 703-737-7195.
health calendar
BLOOD DRIVES, 3-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sterling Safety Center, 46700 Middlefield Dr., 800-448-3543; 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Telos Corporation, 19886 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn, 866-256-6372; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 16, Loudoun Government Center, 1 Harrison St., Leesburg, 866-256-6372; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 20,...
Loudoun County sheriff's deputies last week searched the home of the last person to see Bethany Anne Decker, 21, a pregnant Ashburn woman missing for more than a month, authorities said.
Varsity Letter
Stonewall Jackson forward Joy Caracciolo could not immediately discern if a teammate was cutting to the basket or if a student was making a beeline for a Snickers.
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