| Mar 13, 2015
| 11:02 AM
The market for "lost" or "hidden" manuscripts appears to be heating up. It was announced last year that a new collection of stories and essays from Shirley Jackson (of "The Lottery" fame) would be culled from her papers at the Library of Congress. This...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Most of us know about Dr. Seuss the author, but a new exhibit in San Diego showcases Seuss the artist.
"Ingenius! The World of Dr. Seuss" focuses on original sketches and oil paintings by Seuss, the visual and literary genius behind the fantasy world of...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day.
The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
CUMBERLAND, Ohio — Mountain bikers can enjoy hidden lakes and rolling terrain where coal was once mined at the Wilds in east-central Ohio.
Thirty miles to the south sits the biggest bucket you've ever seen: The Big Muskie, a reminder of Ohio's...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer.
Shadrack's Christmas Light...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 7:29 PM
Man, "Terra Nova" was all over the place this week. Last week's episode, and the aftermath, were reminiscent of a misleading second date: You think things are worthwhile, taking a turn for the better, only to be reminded there’s a reason you’...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Here's what hapepned on Ann Romney's visit Thursday to Fort Lauderdale.
Ann Romney toured the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, read a Dr. Seuss book to a small group of young patients, and met with hospital employees, cancer survivors and...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Theo Epstein didn’t say no to the Cubs’ job.
Vic. To. Ry.
Lookee, lookee, lookee, kids: Someone really good and smart didn’t say no to a team and an owner and an organization that is really bad and stupid.
| Apr 9, 2011
| 4:30 PM
There is a lot going on in our three Costa Mesa libraries.
People are checking out books, students are doing homework, people of all ages are doing research for projects, and there are people working on English as a second language. There are programs...