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Mystery (genre)

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  • Friends Of The Library: Sign changes at Park Avenue branch

    "What happened to the big yellow sign?" people ask when they visit the library in Lions Park. "Does that mean you don't do the passport acceptance service anymore?" The passport service is still offered at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library, 1855...
  • Looking for last year's Blackhawks Stanley Cup-winning puck

    Looking for last year's Blackhawks Stanley Cup-winning puck
    Whether you are a hockey fan, enjoy mysteries and intrigue, or try never to miss a CSI episode, this story has it all. With Thursday’s one-year anniversary of the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup triumph fast approaching, a question has lingered for...
  • Laughs in translation in David Henry Hwang's shrewd new 'Chinglish'

    At the moment in David Henry Hwang's "Chinglish" when Sino-American business relations develop to the point a Chinese buyer and a U.S. seller find themselves in bed together, you get a sudden flashback to "M. Butterfly." That brilliant 23-year-old drama,...
  • The God Squad: Resurrection is full of theological mysteries

    Q: First of all, I want to thank you for your prayerful answers to all and for sharing your gifts with your readers. On several occasions you've referred to our souls living on with God. I realize you can't encompass all religious beliefs in every answer,...
  • Lobdell: Catch up with a wrap up

    Some follow-ups on recent columns: Mystery Solved? I received an interesting e-mail from a veteran private pilot who gave one possible explanation for the single-engine plane crash in Newport Beach's Back Bay that killed three people. In a recent...
  • 'Of Love and Evil' by Anne Rice

    'Of Love and Evil' by Anne Rice
    Of Love and Evil A Novel Anne Rice Alfred A. Knopf: 176 pp., $24.95 During the Christmas season, it's perfectly reasonable to think about angels, isn't it? After all, didn't they bear glad tidings about a babe born in Bethlehem? Angels have long been...
  • Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt

    Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt
    NEW YORK — For someone steeped in murder, grift and shady characters, Otto Penzler is remarkably cheerful. "I'm the happiest person you know. I am an optimist, I'm happy, I love life, I love friends, I love my job," he says in his book-lined...
  • The Siren's Call: We Three Kings?

    The Siren's Call: We Three Kings?
    What are we supposed to think when someone claims he's getting important life-changing news in a dream or from an angel? For some, the reaction is: Get the straitjacket ready. Others, however, will turn to someone like Richard Dawkins, who says such...
  • A sleuth heads to Solvang

    Sherlock Holmes. The Hardy Boys. Miss Marple. The list of famous fictional detectives is long and illustrious. Could these sleuths soon be joined by Southern California’s own R. A. Huber? La Crescenta resident Alice Zogg’s new novel, “...
  • The God Squad: Who goes to hell?

    Q: Yesterday, my little grandson told me he was terrified of going to hell. For a moment, I didn't know how to reassure him. Then, I told him he shouldn't worry because very few people are going to hell. Most people who do bad things are actually going to...
  • A Hammett anniversary run

    I have enjoyed a run through some of the Baltimore sites related to famous mystery author Dashiell Hammett, just in time for the 50th anniversary of his death, which will be Monday. Here's how it goes: I start my Saturday run at the Baltimore Sun...