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  • A final walk across the stage

    A final walk across the stage
    Thirty-one seniors from Orange Coast Middle College High School's final graduating class received their diplomas on Wednesday to the thunderous applause of several hundred people in the audience. It was a tearful experience for many, including alumni who...
  • The God Squad: Let hope lead away from loneliness

    Question: I'm divorced and never remarried. My parents are deceased and my two children are grown. I recently relocated and am trying to make connections, but that's much harder to do later in life. I'm lonely and have even started thinking this will be...
  • Grasmick's last day marks end of an era

    Grasmick's last day marks end of an era
    As a senior at Western High School, Nancy S. Grasmick imagined becoming a pediatrician, but a near-fatal reaction to penicillin left her deaf and altered her life. In the first few months of adjusting to her new world, she became obsessed with Helen...
  • Word Play: A picture's worth more than a thousand words

    Word Play: A picture's worth more than a thousand words
    It's hard to imagine that the reading of picture books could be controversial, but this fall saw a considerable kerfuffle over a story in the New York Times that declared picture books to be in decline. In the midst of a perfectly respectable news story...
  • Injured warriors face a different fight today

    Injured warriors face a different fight today
    Three years ago, after losing his legs to a roadside blast in Iraq, Mike Fradera lay in a Texas Army hospital bed, going stir-crazy. He craved the freedom that a new set of government-issued limbs promised. Three years later, padding around on his...
  • City Lights: Seeing beyond the visual

    One of my best-kept secrets is that I'm terribly nearsighted. I wear contacts most of the time, but my glasses are nearly a centimeter thick on the outer edges. In two ways, I'm lucky — first, that I live in a part of the world that easily...
  • Statuary Hall's newest resident -- Helen Keller

     
    Ronald Reagan, Junipero Serra and other historic American figures have been joined by a bronze of Helen Keller in the Capitol's Statuary Hall....
  • Abigail Breslin takes on Oscar-winning role in Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") will make her Broadway debut next March in the first rialto revival of 1960 best play winner "The Miracle Worker." Breslin will play Helen Keller while Tony nominee Alison Pill ("The Lieutenant of...
  • Abigail Breslin to star in 'The Miracle Worker' on Broadway

     
    The current Broadway season is shaping up to be a celebrity-packed affair. Following news this week that Scarlett Johansson, Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes will soon be appearing on New York stages, today comes word that 13-year-old actress Abigail...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Khandi Alexander guest stars on 'Better Off Ted'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies MOTHER: Lem's (Malcolm Barrett, center) visiting mother (Khandi Alexander) begins an affair with Bhamba (Maz Jobrani) on 'Better Off......
  • Abigail Breslin makes her Broadway debut in revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    At 13, Abigail Breslin has already appeared in an intriguing mix of movies. She received an Oscar nomination as the precocious beauty pageant hopeful in "Little Miss Sunshine" and has been seen in films as varied as "Signs," "Kit Kittredge:......