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  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Meet local reporters and editors at a Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce "Meet the Press" luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach. Tickets are $25 for non-Chamber members; members may...
  • In The Arts

    D.E. Knobbe at Latitude 33 Author D.E. Knobbe will host a creative writing workshop and sign copies of her new book, "Runaway Storm," at 4 p.m. today at Latitude 33 Bookshop, 311 Ocean Ave. in Laguna Beach. The teenage adventure tells the story of 15-...
  • Ray Bradbury dead at 91

    Ray Bradbury dead at 91
    Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
  • Our Laguna: Holiday festivities abound in Laguna

    It doesn't take a calendar to know the holidays are here. Laguna's holiday palettes are hanging from city lampposts; the Sawdust Festival's Winter Fantasy adds sparkle to the town; we are all eating turkey sandwiches; and Santa Claus is coming to town....
  • Top 5 Christmas Comedies

    Top 5 Christmas Comedies
    When producers asked me to compile a list of the best holiday films, I didn’t think that would be very fun. Everybody has seen Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life a million times. I remember when I worked morning radio, we did a...
  • White House transcript of award ceremony

    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                             April 24, 2012 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT...
  • Real characters

    By Art Winslow Tobias Wolff's short story "Bullet in the Brain" has remained lodged in mine for many years, not just because he kills a literary critic in it (with the puckish implication that what goes around comes around), but because it exhibits so...
  • Charles Eastman dies at 79; playwright and screenwriter

    Charles Eastman dies at 79; playwright and screenwriter
    Charles Eastman, a playwright and screenwriter whose credits included the 1970s films "The All-American Boy" and "Little Fauss and Big Halsy," has died. He was 79. Eastman, the brother of the late "Five Easy Pieces" screenwriter Carole Eastman, died July...
  • Tom Cole dies at 75; playwright and screenwriter

    Tom Cole, a playwright and screenwriter whose 1985 film "Smooth Talk" won the grand jury prize at what is now the Sundance Film Festival and helped launch a teenage Laura Dern's career, has died. He was 75. Cole died Feb. 23 of multiple myeloma at his...
  • Fiction author Hortense Calisher dies at 97

    Hortense Calisher, a prize-winning writer and former president of PEN known for her dense prose in such works of fiction as "False Entry" and "In Greenwich There Are Many Gravelled Walks," has died in New York City. She was 97. Calisher died Tuesday in...
  • 'The O. Henry Prize Stories 2009'

    "The world which is being pictured by the story writers of today . . . is, by and large, and vividly, this day's, this troubled minute's, world." So Wilbur Daniel Steele wrote in the introduction to the 1943 edition of "The O. Henry Prize Stories."...