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  • Peninsula notes: Sexton wants Phoebus to forget about 49-game streak

    Peninsula notes: Sexton wants Phoebus to forget about 49-game streak
    After four weeks, Phoebus' won-loss record is right where we expected it to be. But performance-wise, the Phantoms haven't looked like a state championship team. In fact, they've looked beatable. Why? Phoebus coach Stan Sexton believes his guys are too...
  • Love of dance leads to Bert

      Love of dance leads to Bert
    A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Broadway show is about to open in Costa Mesa. The beloved 1964 Disney film "Mary Poppins" has been remade into a wildly successful musical, and features all of the same characters: disobedient Jane and Michael Banks;...
  • Case-by-case basis best guide to mortgage planning

    Case-by-case basis best guide to mortgage planning
    If you had asked Carole J.A. Peck five years ago whether it made sense to retain your mortgage or pay it off early, her answer would have been a slam dunk. "I'd have said you don't need to pay off the mortgage," says Peck, financial advisor and owner of...
  • A VCR Christmas

    A VCR Christmas
    DENVER -- "Tracking!! Adjust the damn tracking!!" Oh, how I miss the VCR Christmas of 1984. What I wouldn't give to for that hypnotic blinking of "12:00." My older brother, Rick, had purchased the family's first Panasonic. It was a beauty...weighing in at...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...
  • Dick Van Dyke helps PBS recall television's view of American life

    Lovers of classic television always are game to hear the people who made it talk about it. After its two "Pioneers of Television" documentaries, PBS returns to that turf with "America in Primetime," a four-week series filled with familiar actors and...
  • Quite a find: Woodside's Chris Moller kicks his way to the record book

    Quite a find: Woodside's Chris Moller kicks his way to the record book
    Every successful discovery has a story behind it. For Chris Moller, Woodside's record-setting kicker, it was an early (too early) Monday morning phone call. Flash back to the final week of August 2010. The ringer awakens him, and his soccer coach is on...
  • Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career

    Youmans: Chita Rivera to perform hits from a storied career
    Two-time Tony award-winner Chita Rivera will jazz up Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa this week during a cabaret-style evening of timeless music and storytelling. "Chita Rivera: My Broadway," which has four shows Thursday through Sunday, will...
  • Phoebus' kicker Dylan Kremp comes through in the clutch

    Phoebus' kicker Dylan Kremp comes through in the clutch
    Being a kicker and at least vaguely familiar with how things work, Dylan Kremp was expecting an ice-him timeout from the other sideline. But two? And then three, back-to-back-to-back? "Actually, the ref said something to me about it," Kremp said. "He...
  • TV spouses reunite as Mary Tyler Moore receives SAG Award

    She started her TV career as a teenager playing Happy Hotpoint the Elf during appliance commercials on "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" before being "promoted" to playing David Janssen's sultry receptionist using only her shapely legs and voice in...
  • 'The Help' sweeps the SAG Awards

    'The Help' sweeps the SAG Awards
    The 2012 awards season has been unpredictable,to say the least, and last night' s 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was no exception.  The Help picked up three SAG awards at Sunday's ceremony, giving Golden Globe frontrunners like The Artist and...
  • A good signing day for kickers in the Peninsula District

    A good signing day for kickers in the Peninsula District
    Time was when kickers weren't offered college scholarships right out of high school. There were exceptions here and there. But for the most part, they were brought in as walk-ons and given a chance to earn one down the line. Times evolve, and college...