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  • Sports briefs

    Girls' volleyball camp offered Female players wishing to improve their volleyball skills can do so at the fifth annual Volleyball Players Camp. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 12-16 and July 19-23 at Bellarmine-Jefferson High. The...
  • Glendale High School receives gift of $11,000

    The 2009-10 academic year is now a memory, but it also provides the chance for PTAs to review the months with appreciation for the support and hard work that took place. At Glendale High School, the PTSA has announced its gift to the school thanks to...
  • Mesa Musings: Junior high at Rea

    In September 1956 I enrolled as a junior high student at Everett A. Rea School on Hamilton Street on Costa Mesa's West Side. Though an elementary school today, in '56 it and Horace Ensign Intermediate School in Newport Heights were the only two junior...
  • I'm Just Sayin': Saving trees from fools

    Trees have been long celebrated in poetry and song. I remember learning Odgen Nash's poem about trees when I was in elementary school. Somewhere I learned the World War II song "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree With Anyone Else But Me," and more recently my...
  • Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why

    Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why
    It's all Thoreau's fault. In the whirring, churning American imagination, that vast and lovely virtual world — fed by books and stories — with territory one can still "light out" for, Thoreau is the guy who showed it was possible to get off...
  • In the heat of the anniversary

    In the heat of the anniversary
    Hey, was it hot enough for you last weekend? I thought I was stuck in a pressure cooker and would never get out. I'm wishing that June gloom was back again. I have never run my air conditioning 24/7 before, but I sure did from Wednesday through Sunday....
  • California's national parks and scenic sites

    California's national parks and scenic sites
    Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Fort Mason, B201, San Francisco, CA 94123; (415) 561-...
  • Kim Stanley Robinson maps the future's gray areas

    Kim Stanley Robinson maps the future's gray areas
    In science fiction, there's dystopia and there's utopia. There are the dark wizards of apocalypse, terrifying us with visions of humanity's grim comeuppance. And the starry-eyed fantasists, insisting how much better the future will be than the messy,...
  • 'The Big Burn' by Timothy Egan

    'The Big Burn' by Timothy Egan
    The Big Burn Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America Timothy Egan Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 324 pp., $27 During 18 years with the New York Times, many as the paper's Pacific Northwest correspondent, Timothy Egan wrote several nonfiction...
  • Kevin Starr: Making history

    I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr's books long before I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr. "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," the eighth volume in his serial love letter to California, is arriving in bookstores this...
  • Burbank High principal takes job at Village Christian

    Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood will step down at the end of the academic year to assume a similar role at Village Christian Schools in Sun Valley, officials said Thursday. Osgood, 56, will serve as principal for the middle and high schools...