| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Frank Martinez laid his shaking hands on the surface of the blank canvas. As before every painting, he said a prayer.
Then the artist began his work. He applied acrylic paint and, with a rag, wiped it away. Shapes began to form and colors blended into...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:06 PM
"Libraries are more relevant than ever." This statement is the title of an essay by Luis Herrera, director of the San Francisco Public Library, for the New York Times' "Room for Debate" series.
Herrera's and other essays on the future of libraries were...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:51 AM
If LGBT is a brand, then its most colorful product just may be the Out in the Tropics performing-arts festival in Miami Beach.
The four days of concerts, performance-art shows, film screenings, receptions and panel discussions will take place Thursday...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Airway Avenue: A commercial burglary was reported in the 3100 block at 8:18 a.m. Monday.
East Mesa Verde Drive: A commercial burglary was reported in the 2700 block at 8:55 a.m. Monday.
Notre Dame Drive: A vehicle burglary was reported in...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Ocean View High and Huntington Beach got a jump start on Marina and Edison in the CIF Southern Section softball playoffs by playing division wild-card games Tuesday.
The Seahawks extended their season, but the Oilers saw theirs come to an end.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:53 PM
The Costa Mesa Technology Branch Library reopened Tuesday in a new location that administrators hope will better accommodate users.
The branch is now in Fairview Court shopping center, 2263 Fairview Road, near Wilson Street.
The Technology Branch...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:39 PM
A Costa Mesa resident who was active in his church and local emergency response organizations died Saturday.
Paul Letterman Hill was a member of the Costa Mesa Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), an official city volunteer through the Mesa...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:39 PM
The Estancia TeWinkle Schools Foundation is raising money Saturday night for a marching band at Estancia High School and band room equipment at TeWinkle Middle School.
Each year, the foundation holds a gala where it recognizes distinguished alumni.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:47 PM
MISSION VIEJO — Corona del Mar High senior swimmers Stephania Haralabidis, Ioanna Haralabidis, Brynne Wong and Ally McCormick set a meet record in the 400-yard freestyle relay at the Capistrano Valley Relays preliminaries Thursday.
The CdM quartet...
| Jul 29, 2012
SEATTLE — Pike Place Market. The Space Needle. Pioneer Square. Check, check and check.
If you've hit these obvious Seattle destinations, you're not a newbie. But maybe you're not an insider either.
So, this 21-stop Seattle checklist is for you. It...
| Dec 18, 2011
Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in bayside bars on the West African island nation of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy Award in 2004 after she finally took her music to stages around the world, died Saturday. She was 70.