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Summer Berry Cobbler

In-season summer fruit with a rich biscuit topping baked until bubbly and delicious. If desired, serve portions of cobbler with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Artist's story a part of Victoria's history

THE LIFE AND ART OF INA D.D. UHTHOFF By Christina Johnson-Dean Mother Tongue Publishing, 114 pp., $32.95 The Life and Art of Ina D.D. Uhthoff is the fifth book in The Unheralded Artists of B.C.

How one street came to shape the city's downtown

GOVERNMENT STREET: VICTORIA'S HERITAGE MILE By Danda Humphreys Heritage House, 144 pp., $24.95 Over the years, Danda Humphreys has spent a lot of time researching, walking along and writing about the streets of Victoria.

Puppets go for gold

YouTube selects Victoria creator of web-based Pancake Manor for Olympics-themed clips
Hard-to-fit clothing dilemma fact of life

Hard-to-fit clothing dilemma fact of life

Last week, we heard from a mom whose daughters, ages five and eight, are bigger girls who sometimes want to wear clothes that don't fit their bodies well.

Lacrosse player inspires showing

Star Cinema takes up 13-year-old's suggestion, brings in Crooked Arrows

Yank comic loves Canada, and vice versa

Former host of Politically Incorrect is master satirist of left, right alike

Diverse repertoire in an idyllic setting

Music by the Sea, the annual summer festival that creates a busy seaside "music village" in tiny, scenic Bamfield, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, will launch its seventh season on Saturday.

Acts 'let it all hang out' in comedy show

Comedian says she doesn't have to worry about being 'too gay'
Tips for getting kids out of your bed

Tips for getting kids out of your bed

Last week, a mother asked for suggestions for dealing with her almost six-year-old daughter, who still climbs into bed with her parents every night.