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  • Former mayor was 'always thinking of others'

    Former Laguna Beach mayor and businessman Charlton Phillips Boyd died Feb. 3 in Dana Point. He was 91. "Anyone who can live their lives the way 'Charlie' did and make it to 91 will have pr etty good lives," City Councilwoman Verna Rollinger said....
  • Judy Greer and company keep CBS' 'Mad Love' feeling fresh

    It's a time-proven format for romantic comedy: Balance the more or less conventional love story between one couple with a more volatile relationship between their best friends. Shakespeare used it brilliantly in "Much Ado About Nothing," where...
  • Up on the roof, where the drinks — and the Manhattan views — are fine

    Up on the roof, where the drinks — and the Manhattan views — are fine
    Heaven may be a little closer in New York these days, especially in Manhattan, where hotels' rooftop bars are among the best places to enjoy summer. A few are restricted to guests, such as those at the Surrey, the Trump SoHo and the Thompson LES, but...
  • Off the Shelf: When April got her gun

    Off the Shelf: When April got her gun
    I promised I would bring the gun. I would buy it in New York, where I was going to see my publisher. It should have been the easiest thing in the world. I wasn't planning to draw down on a murder suspect. This was for an author photo to appear on the...
  • Truth about Gulf oil spill: Hype was disservice to everyone

    Truth about Gulf oil spill: Hype was disservice to everyone
    "It has become conventional wisdom that the BP-funded response to the spill was a chaotic and mismanaged affair, driven by corporate avarice, lacking in urgency, and at times willfully negligent of the problem's scope … The evidence for this is...
  • "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" by Thomas F. Yezerski

    "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" by Thomas F. Yezerski
    "Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story" By Thomas F. Yezerski Farrar Straus Giroux, $17.99, ages 5-8 Did you think of the Meadowlands only as the proper name of a sport venue? Thomas Yezerski's pleasingly presented history of this "flat, wet place in...
  • Briefly in Business: Music legacy honored at winery

    The musical legacy of late Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads is the focus of a celebration this weekend at D'Argenzio Winery. Proprietor Kathy Rhoads D'Argenzio will honor what would have been the musician's 54th birthday by...
  • Notes on a Year: Mark Swed on classical music

    Notes on a Year: Mark Swed on classical music
    "In the Middle Ages," Sara Maitland writes in her brilliant "A Book of Silence," "Christian scholastics argued that the devil's basic strategy was to bring human beings to a point where they are never alone with their God, nor ever attentively face to...
  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman

    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman
    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" By David Weitzman Roaring Brook, $19.99, ages 10-14 A long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers working on the building of skyscrapers is often alluded to in books for young readers (about the Empire State...
  • A tower to the sun

    CITY HALL — Glendale could receive solar power generated by a tower higher than the Empire State Building under a nearly $200-million agreement that goes to the City Council next week. Earlier this month, the City Council introduced the proposed...