| Aug 12, 2010
Part 2: I think the Allman Brothers sang "Ramblin' Man" just for me, 'cause I swear I was born a ramblin' man. Perhaps my concept of rambling (travel) is not akin to yours, but four blasts of a ship's whistle still raises the hair on the back of my neck....
| Oct 27, 2009
| 3:02 PM
What's Hot: Terrific writing; Great characters; Imaginative level designs
What's Not: Gameplay mechanics fail when you need them most; Dodgy camera; Menus are needlessly difficult to navigate; Forgettable boss fights; Doesn't exactly skimp on the...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Students in four first-grade classes at Chamlian Armenian School convened in the cafeteria Wednesday, where they anxiously waited for the green eggs and ham they were about to eat to commemorate Dr. Seuss’ March 2 birthday.
During the previous...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2010
There was a time when Trinidad South, one of the six themed "villages" that make up Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World, was the least popular part of the hotel. The rooms were farthest from the sprawling resort's central food court and...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:52 AM
For the first time, Universal's Islands of Adventure will present its Grinchmas musical indoors. The production, which includes music recorded by Mannheim Steamroller and featuring the "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" story by Dr. Seuss, is part of...
| Nov 28, 2010
The trappings of the holiday season are all around us this time of year, in television commercials that portray wintry wonderlands, in Christmas carols that command "let it snow, let it snow, let it snow," in images of Santa in his ermine-trimmed suit and...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 11:17 AM
This year's bountyof new holiday releases offers thoughts of the season from a slew of musicians, including a pair of singers who've officially "Got Talent," an "American Idol" alumnus, a neo-rockabilly hipster, a former member of an influential British...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:13 PM
"It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!"
So exclaims Dr. Seuss' Grinch when he discovers that his attempt to stifle Christmas, by stealing all the presents from under the trees of Whoville, has come up...
| Dec 19, 2010
"Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...