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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: On opposite corners

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: On opposite corners
    On a recent Saturday, on opposite corners at Oceanview and Honolulu in Montrose, diametrically opposed perceptions faced each other waving their placards hoping to entice those passing by into the labyrinth of their perspective political ideologies. As...
  • Orange County mayoral candidates stake out issues during forum

    Four mayoral candidates squared off Wednesday at an Orange County League of Women Voters forum, staking out positions on issues such as bus-system funding, redistricting and ethics. The four — businessman Matthew Falconer, former Commissioner...
  • Naps can refresh brain power

    Naps can refresh brain power
    Leonardo da Vinci took them, as did Napoleon Bonaparte, Johannes Brahms and Winston Churchill. You could probably use one right now. Midday naps have long been touted as a good thing, lowering blood pressure and driving down the risk of heart attack. And...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • "Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War" by Ted Morgan

    "Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War" by Ted Morgan
    "Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War" Random House, 698 pages, $35 It is a curiosity of history that the French lost control of Dien Bien Phu, in the northwest corner of Vietnam, two years before the famous...
  • Around Town: Leading from the rear

    Around Town: Leading from the rear
    The White House reaction to public criticism of the new TSA crotch pat-downs, enhanced searches and back-scatter X-ray scanning equipment, as implemented by our unprofessional and poorly trained TSA staff at airports, reminded me of Winston Churchill, the...
  • It's A Gray Area: Gratitude for 'Cups of Tea' author

    Editor's note: Instead of his regular column, James P. Gray this week has decided to share a letter he sent to "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson. Mr. Greg Mortenson Central Asia Institute P.O. Box 7209 Bozeman, Montana 59771 Dear Greg, In...
  • Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody

    Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody
    In their time, the daughters of the second Baron Redesdale, better known as the Mitford sisters, were an industry. Their trade, for the most part, was their mere existence — swanning about British society, leaving scandal and newsprint in their...
  • Book Review: 'A Rope and a Prayer' by David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill

    Book Review: 'A Rope and a Prayer' by David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill
    A Rope and a Prayer A Kidnapping From Two Sides David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill Viking: 362 pp., $26.95 "A Rope and a Prayer" is not the book David Rohde set out to write when he traveled to Afghanistan in 2008 on leave from his reporter's job at...
  • A literary look back

    A literary look back
    Rick Kogan, Tribune reporter "The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood" By Jane Leavy Harper, $27.99 Leavy's "The Last Boy" is as masterfully researched and beautifully written as any biography this year. Sox fans like me may...
  • Book review: Euphemistically speaking

    Book review: Euphemistically speaking
    It's the way that we talk that fascinates Ralph Keyes. The words we choose to express the hurtful, the bawdy and what we perceive as shameful are of particular interest — because those are the subjects society feels the need to cover up. We...