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  • Dog Blog: The life of a Fuzz Man, aka Fuzzy

    Our neighbors Gary and Stacy Kummer have a 10-year-old apricot toy poodle. He is true to the toy portion of his breed — he weighs 7 pounds and likes to be held like a baby tucked in your arm, on his back, face-up, head dangling down over your arm....
  • U.S. monuments perfect for families

    U.S. monuments perfect for families
    Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...
  • Around Town: One dog's advice for the Class of 2010

    It was a sunny Memorial Day weekend afternoon. I was relaxing with our dog (Miss Audrey Hepburn) and a glass of iced tea. Suddenly, Miss Hepburn began to dig into the lawn, her long black nose burrowing into the recently watered earth. Audrey, I said....
  • 'Hitch 22' by Christopher Hitchens

    'Hitch 22' by Christopher Hitchens
    Hitch-22 A Memoir Christopher Hitchens Twelve: 448 pp., $26.99 With the possible exception of Tom Wolfe and Maureen Dowd's, Christopher Hitchens' marvelous byline is the most archly kinetic in current-day American letters. Every article, review and...
  • Digital technology lets libraries share their fragile treasures with the world

    Digital technology lets libraries share their fragile treasures with the world
    Recalling a medieval scribe laboring to preserve humankind's rarest writings, Edith Young gently places each fraying page of a 400-year-old Chinese manuscript on a special cradle before she lowers a glass plate to flatten it for a digital snapshot....
  • Book review: 'Colonel Roosevelt' by Edmund Morris

    Book review: 'Colonel Roosevelt' by Edmund Morris
    Colonel Roosevelt Edmund Morris Random House: 770 pp., $35 After spending close to eight triumphant years in the White House, Theodore Roosevelt left Washington in 1909 on top of the world, a charismatic leader beloved by his countrymen and greeted...
  • 10 things you might not know about D-Day

    10 things you might not know about D-Day
    Sixty-six years ago Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people risked their lives to save the world for democracy. It was as simple as that, and as complicated as the Allied invasion of France's Normandy coast in World War II. Here are 10 facts about the...
  • Roughing it at Yellowstone's Roosevelt Lodge

    Roughing it at Yellowstone's Roosevelt Lodge
    In 1908, a travel guide described Camp Roosevelt in Yellowstone National Park as a place that offered "the pleasures of the outdoor life with the little inconveniences reduced to a minimum." More than a century later, our family of four certainly found...
  • Orange County mayoral candidates stake out issues during forum

    Four mayoral candidates squared off Wednesday at an Orange County League of Women Voters forum, staking out positions on issues such as bus-system funding, redistricting and ethics. The four — businessman Matthew Falconer, former Commissioner...
  • 13-year-old Student Arrested For Aggravated Arson

    13-year-old Student Arrested For Aggravated Arson
    The Kenner Police Department reports the arrest of a 13-year-old middle school student Thursday for aggravated arson.  The Roosevelt Middle School student was arrested after he used a cigarette lighter to set a piece of paper on fire. The student then...
  • City Life: Shrouded in consultants

    The four great men whose faces are carved into Mt. Rushmore had the ability to write their own speeches and connect with voters on their own terms. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln had a set of principles that...
  • Community & Clubs: Golfing to support Marines

    The Sons of the American, Legion Post 291, are working with Costa Mesa resident and tournament Director Fred Arnold to promote the sixth annual Injured Marine Golf Benefit on Oct. 11 at the Costa Mesa Golf Course, 1701 Golf Course Drive. "The sole...