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  • Surfing Soapbox: Pushed, bruised by a rogue wave

    Last night was the first night I slept more than four hours. We have been stuck in gale force winds for more than a week now, with frequent downpours and churning seas. Two days ago while on watch, I was up on the deck by myself. I had just sat down,...
  • Surfing Soapbox: The truth about the 'islands of trash'

    Coming on this journey was equal in two parts. The first being the desire to learn and continue to give back to our environment; the second was that of a personal journey, as in having an opportunity of true reflection in understanding of how my life...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Enduring tough times at sea

    I hit the wall Tuesday, hard, after being on watch Monday morning from 6 a.m. to noon and again from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. I awoke feeling groggy, tired and grumpy. The fast-paced drizzle, gray and cold skies didn't help matters much. It only feeds into...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Reflections from the center of the Atlantic

    It seems nothing more than a dream now that I am back in the comfort of home. At times it wasn't a dream but a nightmare. I suspect I learned more in those six weeks away from home than in the last six years, being confined to a sailboat with 13 people...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Another long winter storm hits us

    The pineapple express is certainly in full effect with relentless rain now going onto the fifth day. It's been at least five years since the last winter like this that I remember and we all know how that year ended up — with the devastating...
  • Pension probe: The good, the bad and the connected

     
    Three brief points on the expanding pension probe: 1. Steve Rattner, head of the Quadrangle private investment firm, is first and foremost identified in news reports as Obama's chief advisor on the auto industry, which he is. But the......
  • Camp Pendleton general slated for promotion and new command

     
    Marine Maj. Gen. John Kelly, who spent a year as the top Marine in Iraq, has been nominated by President Obama for promotion to lieutenant general and given command of Marine reserve forces. Kelly is currently at Camp Pendleton as......
  • Sundance Institute's annual theater lab going downhill -- elevationally speaking

     
    Talk about coming down in the world. The Sundance Theatre Lab, long ensconced 6,200 feet above sea level at Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort in the Rocky Mountains, will descend in March to the Berkshire Mountains community of North Adams, Mass.......
  • Joni Mitchell on Bob Dylan: 'He's a plagiarist, and his name and voice are fake'

     
    This morning, The Times published an interview with Joni Mitchell in which she makes a few incendiary comments about some of her musical peers. Mitchell was interviewed by writer Matt Diehl in conjunction with a series of shows by John......
  • John Kelly channels his inner 'Joni' at the Renberg Theatre

     
    This weekend, New York-based performance-art legend John Kelly will complete the Los Angeles run of his Joni Mitchell tribute, and Matt Diehl has a terrific dual interview with the real Joni Mitchell and her drag doppelganger. Kelly, whose vocal imitation...
  • Who is after Mildred Fernandez’s seat? Several vie for appointment

     
    Suspended Orange County Commissioner Mildred Fernández has not quit her District 3 seat after her arrest last week on bribery and other related charges. But several hopefuls have already lined up before Governor Charlie Crist, asking to be appointed...