| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Summer vacation will be a bit shorter for Seminole County public schools this year. The school year ends Wednesday for students, and teachers wrap up work Friday. But before they leave students, teachers – and parents – need to keep i...
| Oct 7, 2010
Sorry, Mel Gibson. I did it. The rain was my fault.
Scholars note that prayers for rain are among the earliest liturgical texts and that the Bible regards the withholding of rain as a punishment from God (cf. Deut. 11:11–17; I Kings 17:1)....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:31 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) - Observant Jews in the Southland began lighting candles at sundown Tuesday to mark the first night of Hanukkah, the eight-day "Festival of Lights."
Southland Hanukkah events include a menorah lighting nightly though next Tuesday on...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 8:35 PM
I get a huge number of questions about heaven, and even though I keep reminding readers that I'm in sales, not management, the queries keep coming:
Q: Raised in a religious atmosphere, I was led to believe that when we reach heaven, we'll experience...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 6:16 PM
Author and syndicated radio talk show host Dennis Prager is one of the better conversationalists you'd ever meet, but he pulls no punches for political correctness' sake.
"Ask me anything," he invites during an afternoon meal at Ichiban Japanese...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 4:30 PM
I love Christmas and I'm a rabbi, so my love for Christmas is the love of a happy and respectful stranger. However, because of all that my dearest friend, Fr. Tom Hartman, taught me, I may, in fact, be a perfect stranger for Christmas.
| Aug 2, 2010
| 6:46 PM
Artist Tyler Warren will have showcase some of his paintings, drawings and surfboards at Surfing Heritage Museum at South Coast Plaza. For more information, call (714) 800-1654.
TILL AUG. 15
Fleming's Maine Lobster &...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 6:45 PM
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Bld., Newport Beach, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 1:26 PM
A group of Costa Mesa Chamber members meets from 11:45 a.m. to
1 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive, to exchange leads. Visitors are welcome. Cost is $17; no...
| Jan 20, 2011
Imagine turning Tax Day into a holiday. That's what happened with Tu Bishvat, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shvat, which is Thursday.
During the time of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, Tu Bishvat was the date for determining the age of fruit trees in...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 2:38 PM
No-knead techniques got many addicted to bread-making, but some are seeking more traditional methods, too.
My mostly love sometimes-hate relationship with bread baking began at age 14 with a loaf of the best-tasting cheese bread I ever made, though...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 8:24 PM
The 14th annual Bath'stille Day Dog Wash and Vendor Fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Bark Park, 890 Arlington Ave. All dogs are $20. For more information, call (949) 733-4101 or visit http://www.cmbarkpark.org....