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  • Book place: Printers Row Fine & Rare Books

    Book place: Printers Row Fine & Rare Books
    The place: “There's something about being able to be transported out of the ordinary into the real,” says Printers Row Fine & Rare Books bookseller John LaPine of his love of literature. When you enter the Victorian-styled store, it feels like...
  • 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...
  • Holy mackerel, that's a great white!

    Holy mackerel, that's a great white!
    Dawn is coming soon. The lights are off, the sound system silent and the beasts of the Monterey Bay Aquarium have the place mostly to themselves: the otters, the anemones, the octopuses, the great white shark in the big tank, the lame young albatross in...
  • Chicago's Feltre School

    Chicago's Feltre School
    Chicago's Feltre School offers discussion of the great works, in a no-commitment setting. One thing to know about our book club: The discussions are intelligent without being fussy, and fun without being frivolous. Author we'd most like to meet: Yann...
  • 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...
  • '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-...
  • 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'...