| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:01 AM
If simple pleasures are, indeed, the best, then merry-go-rounds might be the best of the best at theme parks.
Although Orlando's parks are stocked with high-tech, 3-D, rib-rattling, in-your-face attractions, sometimes it's nice to just go around and...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 12:34 AM
Washington continued its dominance in Class 3A, defeating Culver Academies 61-46 to collect its second consecutive state championship and fourth since 2005.
Nine seconds into the game, Cody Zeller provided a glimpse of things to come when he drove the...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:30 PM
"How did it get so late so soon?
It's night before it's afternoon.
December is here before it's June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?"
Time really has "flewn" just as Dr. Seuss says.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:58 PM
A new Dr. Seuss book was published Tuesday – which is quite something, considering that Theodore Geisel, the man we know as Dr. Seuss, died in 1991.
“The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories” collects 7 stories Seuss published between...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:15 AM
No, The Motherf----r with the Hat is not an angry, vulgar version of Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat, but rather a presentation of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play about a former drug dealer fresh out the pen, ready to face the American workforce....
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
For mystery fans who like to read books set in California, the book to be discussed at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald Dungan Library in Costa Mesa is "Dead Game" by Kirk Russell. Books are available at the checkout desk for the month prior to the...
| Nov 20, 2010
The Morton Arboretum in Lisle is known for its outdoor splendor, and its Sterling Morton Library is representative of its wooded surroundings. The oval reading room, designed by Chicago architect Harry Weese in 1963, has curved cherry bookcases, a ceiling...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
| Jan 3, 2011
| 2:50 AM
Here we are on the first "real" day of the new year, the day when we are all scheduled to be our better selves, by cooking healthier, working out, shopping more ethically, being more organized, or at least getting our kids to school on time for their...
| Jan 8, 2011
Officially, there's no connecting theme among the seven plays that make up the Playwrights' Round Table "Launch 2011" program.
But as I sat there watching a pair of lovers, a brother and sister, a comfortably married couple, I couldn't help but think the...