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  • The Harbor Report: Bringing sailing to the forefront

    I was granted an interview this week with Craig Thompson, chief executive of the America's Cup Event Authority (ACEA), which is overseeing the 34th America's Cup, to be sailed in San Francisco Bay in August 2013. Thompson, a Newport Beach resident, was...
  • Our Laguna: Foundation awards grant money to nonprofits

    Our Laguna: Foundation awards grant money to nonprofits
    "We are headed in the right direction," Laguna Beach Community Foundation Chairwoman Laura Tarbox said last week at the second annual grants presentations. The foundation awarded $140,550 to 27 nonprofits that are based in Laguna Beach or serve Laguna...
  • Bookmark: Book explores need for female 'BFF' relationships

    During an appearance in late December on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island. Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this...
  • Briefly In Sports

    1998-2000 Breakers make it five in a row The 1998-2000 team has a monopoly on the Laguna Beach High boys' basketball alumni tournament. The squad, despite playing without a few key players, won the annual summertime event for the fifth straight year,...
  • Bill Gates is the richest man in America

    Bill Gates is the richest man in America
    Bill Gates retained his spot as the richest person in America, according to Forbes' 2011 ranking. The former CEO and current chairman of Microsoft earned top honors with a reported $59 billion in total wealth, a staggering $20 billion more than Warren...
  • PASSINGS

    Clarence Wagner Native American preservationist Clarence "Curly Bear" Wagner, 64, a Native American historian who pressed for repatriation of ancestral remains to tribes, died of cancer July 16 at a hospital in Browning, Mont., on the Blackfeet Indian...
  • 'Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet' by Edward Humes

    Eco Barons The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who are Saving Our Planet Edward Humes Ecco: 368 pp., $25.99 Excepting the facts that the title is absurd and the premise conceptually fractured, this is a fine little book: a collection of starry-...
  • 'Hell' by Robert Olen Butler

    'Hell' by Robert Olen Butler
    If you must have a shtick, make it a good one. Robert Olen Butler is familiar with this dictum: His collection "Tabloid Dreams" was based on supermarket tabloids; the stories in "Had a Good Time" were drawn from vintage postcards; "Severance" was composed...
  • Ted Turner puts it in writing

    Ted Turner puts it in writing
    Ted Turner admits to having "foot-in-the-mouth disease." For a good deal of his adult life, he has made headlines for his controversial remarks, although in recent years, he has cast a lower profile. Now Turner is back, appearing on "60 Minutes" and...
  • Percival Everett, in and out of fiction

    Percival Everett, in and out of fiction
    Percival Everett doesn't spend a lot of time considering his body of work. Instead, says the 52-year-old author, whose new novel "I Am Not Sidney Poitier" (Graywolf: 272 pp., $16 paper) came out last month, "I think about writing one book at a time. It'...
  • Ashton vs CNN: Race to 1 Million Twitter Followers!

    CNN and Ashton Kutcher have been the top two twitter accounts for a while. No one really payed attention to that - untill last week, when ashton kutcher dared CNN with this video. In the video, Kutcher says he'll punk CNN's Ted Turner if he beats them to...
  • Brand X Files: Mel Gibson: mentally ill or just a jerk? 'The Hills' (finally) ends. NAACP condemns racism in 'tea party'

     
    Mel Gibson: mentally ill or maybe just a jerk?: Mel Gibson's mental health issues may have contributed to his fits of rage. Or maybe he's, you know, both crazypants and a nasty guy? (ABC News) What, me, racist? Iowa 'tea party' billboard compares Obama to...