| Oct 25, 2011
| 10:43 PM
Mixing It Up
The Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach Chambers of Commerce hold a joint mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Seasons 52, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. Members pay $10 and prospective members pay $20 to get in. For more information,...
| Sep 25, 2011
Justine Frantz has spent $1,483.31 over the past several years buying gifts for her grandchildren from online retailer Amazon.com. But the Lower Macungie resident said she won't give the Seattle company another penny after reading about working conditions...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:59 AM
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The conspiracy theorists are out in force after both Facebook and Google had technical issues yesterday. The outages of various services including Gmail appear to be unrelated. Facebook was down for about 20 minutes for some users and is back this...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Good morning and welcome to an extra robust Friday online trends report. So did you see that awesome Meteor Shower? No, I didn't either, but thanks to Internet our ignorance and laziness will not be punished because the photos are plentiful and popular....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The following are excerpts taken from editorials, blogs and other comments on the shooting Friday at the elementary school in Newtown.
The school's principal and other staffers [reportedly] are among the dead in this western Connecticut town....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Well, 12:01 a.m. came and went (even in Mayan Time, otherwise known as Central Time) and nothing really happened. Although Annapolis was plunged into darkness and bathed in an eerie blue light, BGE assures us it wasn't apocalypse-related. Pessimists are...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Call 2012 the year that TV got social -- real social.
And if you want the moment of moments, it came in the first debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, when someone created the #SaveBigBird hashtag on Twitter...
| Dec 26, 2012
Pull up an empty chair, folks. (Up to you whether to interrogate it.) It's time to take a look back at the year that was, politically speaking.
We won't know the 2012 word of the year until The American Dialect Society's annual conference next week....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Harvey Weinstein says that in the wake of the Colorado massacre, filmmakers need to examine how they depict violence, suggesting that directors come together to discuss how their movies influence public behavior.
If he wants to show some especially...