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  • 'Secrets of Aspen': The secret is, it's awful

     
    Bucky's back once more, with some Coloradoan's insight on Secrets of Aspen. Thanks for taking the hit for us, Bucky!So, I told Sarah I would watch the first episode of “Secrets of Aspen” because I’m from Colorado and can probably......
  • Thousands gather for memorial paddle-out for Newport Beach lifeguard

    Thousands gather for memorial paddle-out for Newport Beach lifeguard
    Thousands gathered in Newport Beach on Sunday morning to honor lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died last week while attempting to rescue a struggling swimmer. Carlson, 32, jumped into the water from a rescue boat that had responded to save the swimmer who...
  • Public gets rare tour of proposed Banning Ranch development site

    Public gets rare tour of proposed Banning Ranch development site
    A fenced-off parcel that would be the site of a massive housing development proposed near the Newport Beach shoreline was opened to visitors Wednesday for a rare public tour by the California Coastal Commission. Developers are asking for permission...
  • Dennis Holland dies at 68; boat builder fought to restore ship at home

    Dennis Holland dies at 68; boat builder fought to restore ship at home
    Dennis Holland, a legendary Orange County boat builder who simultaneously battled cancer and city hall as he tried to knit together one last vessel, has died. He was 68. The master shipwright lost his years-long fight with prostate cancer Monday night....
  • A City Hall fight in Newport Beach

    A City Hall fight in Newport Beach
    Nearly everyone in Newport Beach thinks they need a new City Hall. Getting them to agree on where to put it is another story. On Tuesday, voters will decide whether to locate a new civic center on a 12-acre site in Newport Center that was slated to...
  • PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry

    PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry
    Harold Garfinkel UCLA sociologist studied common sense Harold Garfinkel, 93, a longtime UCLA sociology professor whose groundbreaking work examined the importance of common sense in everyday situations, died April 21 of congestive heart failure at his...
  • Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics

    Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics
    Bill Blackbeard, an early scholar of newspaper comics who created an indispensable archive in San Francisco that helped legitimize the study of comics in popular culture, has died. He was 84. Blackbeard died at a Country Villa nursing home in...
  • Gretchen Clarke dies at 78; Waltah Clarke's Hawaiian Shops executive

    Gretchen Clarke dies at 78; Waltah Clarke's Hawaiian Shops executive
    Gretchen Clarke, who with her husband, Waltah, built what was once the nation's largest retailer of aloha wear, has died. She was 78. Clarke died Jan. 22 of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, her son Cameron said. Waltah...
  • Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister

    Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister
    The Rev. Paul Egertson, who was asked to resign as a Lutheran bishop in 2001 after violating church policy by participating in the ordination of a non-celibate lesbian minister, has died. He was 75. Egertson, a senior lecturer at California Lutheran...
  • What makes a good reference letter?

    What makes a good reference letter?
    How does a job seeker help strengthen his or her credentials as a person of substance? When recruiters put the credentials of candidates side by side, they consider many reasons to hire or not to hire. "We look at skills, experience, background,...
  • Poor dental health may lead to Alzheimer's

    Poor dental health may lead to Alzheimer's
    We really show off our teeth only when we first get them. We wiggle the baby tooth that's about to fall out. When it does, the "tooth fairy" slips some cash under our pillow. That permanent tooth arrives, only to be forgotten and virtually ignored as the...
  • My Turn: Her war on belly fat

    My Turn: Her war on belly fat
    "Nobody in our family has a flat stomach, Carolyn," my dad stated authoritatively. A scientist, he generally gave us The Last Word on Every Subject. I looked up from my rounded belly. "Well, I still wish mine were flat," I told him as we sat at the...