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  • Hearing set over trees

    Hearing set over trees
    To save some trees near her home, a longtime Costa Mesa resident is taking the city to court. Earlier this month, Kimberly DeBroux, 59, filed paperwork in Orange County Superior Court that has effectively halted, for the time being, the removal of seven...
  • There once was a land named Crimea

    Thanks to some strange alignment of the planets, there were two competing, yet remarkably similar, news stories this week. Both involved the disappearance of things that should never get lost: an entire passenger plane and an entire country. But, at...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Of all the web tools and programs out there that will convert the audio......
  • Bithlo's good news shared at Clinton Global Initiative

    Bithlo's good news shared at Clinton Global Initiative
    Once Shelby Olson discovered the work going on to revitalize the hardscrabble community of Bithlo, she marshaled fellow University of Central Florida students to join in, and recently undertook a new sustainable-food project there. It's work that...
  • Review: Barry Manilow's 'Harmony' musical can sing but needs work

    Review: Barry Manilow's 'Harmony' musical can sing but needs work
    A show about the late Weimar era vocal troupe the Comedian Harmonists bearing the title "Harmony" had better have memorable singing, and on that score this musical by Barry Manilow and his writing partner Bruce Sussman doesn't disappoint. In solos,...
  • Harvard looking to fill a new job: Wikipedian in residence

    Harvard looking to fill a new job: Wikipedian in residence
    Do you spend a copious amount of time on Wikipedia? Harvard might have a job for you. Harvard’s Houghton Library, home to the school’s collection of rare books, is looking to fill a newly created job: Wikipedian in residence.  (And at $16 an...
  • Former teen idol Fabian defends Justin Bieber, but says he doesn't get Miley Cyrus

     
    Fabian Forte, who in the late 1950s and early ‘60s was a teen idol who had a half-dozen chart hits in a year, says teen idols haven’t changed much. He says current idol Justin Bieber, who is besieged of late......
  • Blake Bortles is answer to Jacksonville QB woes

    Blake Bortles is answer to Jacksonville QB woes
    The Jacksonville Jaguars are on the clock again, although it seems they're always working with a broken timepiece. No one knows how to muck up the NFL Draft like the Jags, who just traded away another first-round pick they squandered, quarterback Blaine...
  • Girls swimming | Former Glenbrook South swimmer Smoliga making national waves

    Girls swimming | Former Glenbrook South swimmer Smoliga making national waves
    Since graduating from Glenbrook South almost a year ago, Olivia Smoliga has seen a lot. The University of Georgia swimmer recently went on YouTube to look for her most recent documented races, and found more than 20 videos. The video of her 2012...
  • Ill Repute gets to polish its image

    Ill Repute gets to polish its image
    Ill Repute's reputation has just gotten a boost. The Oxnard-based punk band, which has played on and off for three decades, earned a devoted following with hard-driving tunes like "Clean Cut American Kid." But to find literature about the band, a...
  • Bitcoin is beyond understanding, but e-cigs might be worth a try

    Bitcoin is beyond understanding, but e-cigs might be worth a try
    I feel out of the cultural loop these days, as I try to follow the news. I can't wrap my mind around bitcoins and I'm not sure what an e-cig is. Pretend cigarettes? Virtual money? It's all too tech-centric for me. If you're also confused about the...
  • Clinton-McCain friendship blossoms (again)

    When John McCain was running for president in 2008, he often spoke warmly of his friendship with Hillary Rodham Clinton as an illustration of his ability to work across the political aisle. They had traveled the world together as fellow senators —...