| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I love the meetings of the Westport Electric Car Club, which is really statewide — there were people from all over Connecticut at the recent meeting, held among the vintage vehicles at Dragone Classic Cars.
Leo Cirino, the club's eternally...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:04 PM
The website for the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts has been given a makeover — the first in nearly a decade.
The famed venue for the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show and the Pageant of the Masters recently introduced a user-friendly website. Combining...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:53 PM
How can one person help save a planet, and what would that process look like? Students at Palm Crest Elementary School took one step closer to finding their own answers Saturday when they worked with parents and teachers to construct an on-campus garden...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
If electric cars are to succeed, they need to be more visible. Only approximately 50,000 were sold nationwide last year, and that means that, everywhere but California, they're still pretty much under the radar. I've long believed that car buyers are...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:55 AM
The 15th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival — comprised of 10 finalists chosen from 520 entries originating in 49 countries — screens at various venues around Connecticut (and around the world) this week. On Friday, October 5, at 7 p.m., the...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Re "Restaurant gives up foie gras fight," posted on coastlinepilot.com April 19:
Sounds like Broadway by Amar's chef Amar Santana has heard the community loud and clear, whereas his conscience was mute.
We in Laguna will be keeping an eye on things to...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Laguna Beach Live! plans to expand its summer music program from once to three times a week at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.
Funds for this initiative are being earned through a May 15 performance of the Kristin Korb Trio. The jazz bassist and...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Congratulations to the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees for deciding to make the campus smoke-free this fall. This took considerable courage to do.
It is interesting and supporting that UCLA just enacted its campus tobacco ban on Earth Day,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision.
Barack Obama used a recess appointment to make...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
What does South Florida nature look like?
For 12-year-old Jordan Hessler, it's a canvas of clouds, the sun, palm trees and a bobbing boat.
His vision is emblazoned on tote bags now for sale at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs. The boy won a contest...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 3:23 PM
MONTELLO, Wis. — When walking in the footsteps of greatness, it is of equal importance to follow where they lead and to discover where they began.
In celebration of the life of the fervent conservationist John Muir in the year of his 175th...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The white, discarded barrels at the food-processing plant may have looked like junk. To Justin Okin, they were a means to harvest the sky.
Three of the 60-gallon barrels came home with him one day for less than $10; their previous owner was happy to see...