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  • Most frequently challenged authors of the 21st century

    Please note that the most frequently challenged authors may not appear in the list of most frequently challenged books. For example, if every one of Judy Blume’s books was challenged–but only once–not one of her books would make the...
  • The top ten banned books of the past decade

    The top ten banned books of the past decade
    Sept. 26-Oct. 2 is National Banned Books Week. Here is the list of the top ten banned and challenged books of the past decade: 1 Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling  2 Alice series, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  3 The Chocolate War, by Robert...
  • Loren Nancarrow - Anchor

    Loren Nancarrow - Anchor
    It's difficult to remember a time when Loren Nancarrow wasn't on San Diego television. For almost 30 years, Loren has educated and enlightened viewers with his vast knowledge of Earth and its climate on ABC 10 News, CBS 8 News and now here, on Fox 5...
  • 'Lord' films run rings around rest because of words

    Movies have their own special magic, of course, but it helps a lot to have a great book and great words behind them. A supreme recent case in point: the visually spectacular and absolutely mesmerizing "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," a state-of-...
  • Made in America

    It's too bad that Disney has stupidly positioned America's Heart and Soul, Louis Schwartzberg's documentary cross-section of the 21st-century United States, as its alternative to Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11, thus insuring condescension from many...
  • The Master of the One-Liner

    The Master of the One-Liner
    Bob Hope, the elder statesman of comedy whose extraordinary career spanned vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, movies, books and makeshift concert platforms in war zones, has died. He was 100. Hope died at 9:28 p.m. Sunday at his home in Toluca...
  • Decisions of Long Ago Shape the Union Today

    Decisions of Long Ago Shape the Union Today
    In the winter of 1977, at the height of his union's power, Cesar Chavez summoned the leaders of the United Farm Workers to a mountain retreat in the Sierra foothills. They found themselves in an ultra-clean compound where recovering drug addicts with...
  • Bakersfield lives up to the phrase 'hot market'

    You hear it while dining at the Seven Oaks Country Club, then from the mouths of the well-heeled as they ogle showcase homes, and again at nighttime patio parties when the summer heat finally loosens its grip. "It's like you're not in Bakersfield," they'...