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  • Everyone's life is a story, so write it down for posterity [Senior Circles]

    The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C.   This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low...
  • Costa Mesa gets 'A' for transparency

    For the second consecutive year, Costa Mesa received an award from a national nonprofit that grades government transparency. The city received one of 250 Sunny Awards from the Sunshine Review, which analyzed 7,000 agencies nationwide, according to a city...
  • More From Thursday

    Plundering the notebook: A brace of club (if not camp) anthems:   Haim’s glorious “Forever.” Just go listen to it. I’ll wait.   Tegan and Sara in their new dancefloor-serving manifestation, administering Bodywork, then...
  • Friends Of The Libraries: Government involvement can start here

    Election Day is coming up. If you haven't already voted by mail or used other early voting methods, it is important that you inform yourself and vote. President James Madison said in 1822, "A popular government without popular information or the means of...
  • State Can Sue For Defects At UConn Law Library, High Court Says

    The state Supreme Court on Friday reversed a Superior Court judge's decision that prevented the state from suing the contractors and designers who built the leaky University of Connecticut law school library. The high court ordered the case back to a...
  • Savage Love: Working Out Kinks

    Savage Love: Working Out Kinks
    DEAR READERS: I'm writing this week's column in a drug-induced coma. Well, not quite a coma, but close. I was fighting a cold for two weeks, and the cold won: It morphed into an insanely painful sinus infection — you know it's bad when your doctor...
  • Business briefs: Bonnie Heneson Communications receives two 2012 Apex Awards of Excellence

    The Young Professionals Network of Howard County, a program of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, renewed the annual sponsorship agreement with Lakeview Title Co., a firm based in Columbia. YPN also receives sponsorship from the Columbia Association,...
  • Sham editing at Wikipedia

    Connoisseurs of nonsense will enjoy the latest example of fatuity at Wikipedia.* Philip Roth discovers that a Wikipedia entry on his novel The Human Stain says that the principal character is based on the late Anatole Broyard. This is not so, and Mr. Roth...
  • Wikipedia, for and against

    Dang, Eric Hartley wants me to be responsible. In a private note, which he has given me permission to use, along with his name, he gently reproaches me for the rhetorical excesses in my most recent post on Wikipedia. He has something there, as you will...
  • Head-spinning truths in this rewind of human history

    Head-spinning truths in this rewind of human history
    Should you be overwhelmed by your problems — or maybe you're just involved with someone who considers their personal needs of greater cosmic significance than you think they merit — then an evening spent in the company of Ontroerend Goed...
  • Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual

    Book review: Frank Deford goes deep, as usual
    A bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...