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Low doses of antibiotic can reduce lung-disease flare-ups

Dear Dr. Donohue: On the local news, they were talking to a doctor about using an antibiotic for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD. The name of the drug is azithromycin. What do you know about this, and what is your opinion? D.L.
Esquimalt celebrates centennial this Saturday

Esquimalt celebrates centennial this Saturday

Esquimalt is having a birthday party Saturday and everyone is invited.

Daily paper called the Colonist for a reason

Saanich-born historian John Bosher will detail Vancouver Island's history as a British imperial outpost during a talk Sunday at the Royal B.C. Museum.
Brewing up a party

Brewing up a party

Tickets to Victoria's popular craft beer festival sell out in 10 minutes

Rockland's heritage on display this weekend

Take a stroll down 150 years of Victoria history on Saturday as the Rockland Neighborhood Association hosts a party showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Rockland.

The Bills play tonight at 7 at Alix Goolden Performance Hall

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Kayak flotilla raises money for cancer cure

Watch or join a flotilla of kayaks off Oak Bay on Sunday as paddlers of all levels take part in Kayak for a Cure, a fundraiser for InspireHealth and integrative cancer care in B.C.

Saltspring Pride Festival starts Friday

Celebrate what makes Saltspring Island a vibrant and inclusive place at the fifth annual Saltspring Pride Festival, hosted by the Gays and Lesbians of Saltspring Island. The three-day event is the third-largest pride festival in B.C.

Real-estate deals by Ghost Whisperer star cause murmurs

The murmuring around Toluca Lake is that Ghost Whisperer star Jennifer Love Hewitt has listed a house for sale at $2.895 million and is trying to lease out another place she owns up the street - complete with watercraft.
Pesto pork chops go well with pasta or rice pilaf

Pesto pork chops go well with pasta or rice pilaf

Whether you use your own pesto or a store-bought gluten-free version, this is an easy supper that is delicious served alongside pasta or a rice pilaf. Makes: 4 servings. Source: Ontario Pork.