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  • Homage to Catalonia, where the Costa Brava is a rite of passage

    Homage to Catalonia, where the Costa Brava is a rite of passage
    I happened to be looking up when they flew overhead, a flock of white storks heading south along the Costa Brava, in Catalonia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast. With the rising sun as their compass, they flew in shifting, untidy groups, black-tipped wings...
  • Industry pros tackle questions for free in online forum

    Got a question about how your community association should spend its money or run an election? Or what kinds of insurance you need? You'll get answers at a new interactive website, PropertyU.net. Dozens of Illinois association experts are standing by...
  • Obama's mortifying embrace of checkbook diplomacy

    How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador? I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...
  • 'House of Cards' Searches on Google Turn Up Pirate Links as Top Results

    Netflix's "House of Cards" season 2 has already been pilfered by Internet pirates -- and Google searches for the buzzy political thriller currently surface links to illicit streaming websites, before a link to Netflix's own website. In a Google search...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • Film Review: 'Son of God'

    With Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" and Ridley Scott's "Exodus" preparing to duke it out for Old Testament auteur supremacy, Hollywood's religious renaissance gets off to a none-too-spectacular start with a chewed-over New Testament appetizer called "Son of...
  • Oscar Protest: Visual Effects Protestors Take to Streets

    Midday drizzle provided some relief from California's parching drought but it was the Golden State's withering visual effects industry in focus as visual effects artists took to the streets of Hollywood Sunday. It was the second consecutive year the...
  • What Adele Dazeem and John Travolta wrought after his Oscars flub

    What Adele Dazeem and John Travolta wrought after his Oscars flub
    It's been a few days since John Travolta's "Adele Dazeem" flub, but the Internet, celebrity news outlets and late-night television couldn't seem to get enough of it. On Tuesday, the actor finallly copped to the blunder. Of course, we're speaking of...
  • Let's get flashy with film fest names

    Let's get flashy with film fest names
    A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour. Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now. And yet there's something...
  • Animated map: How the West was won, in one GIF

    Animated map: How the West was won, in one GIF
    Attention AP U.S. history students: An animated map resurfaced this week that provides a dynamic illustration of how the country expanded -- showing in seconds the volatility of nearly two centuries of history. Even in 1783, when the Treaty of Paris...
  • Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler. Eastside resident Geoff West alluded to the Nazi dictator in an...