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  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget? To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
  • Is it farther or further?

    Is it farther or further?
    If alarmist trend stories are to be believed, we'll all be sitting around the Thanksgiving table texting and tweeting and otherwise ignoring each other. In which case, proper grammar — and civility — take a holiday this week. But if you...
  • Dan Naddor dies at 53; real estate broker became a top crossword constructor

    Dan Naddor dies at 53; real estate broker became a top crossword constructor
    Dan Naddor, a real estate broker who coped with cancer diagnosed five years ago by learning to construct crossword puzzles that were regularly published in the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, died Dec. 28 in Newport Beach. He was 53. The cause...
  • London's St. Paul's is 300 years old but looks brand-new

    London's St. Paul's is 300 years old but looks brand-new
    Among the 2 million annual visitors to St. Paul's Cathedral, the architectural and spiritual heart of London, only a few ever notice the grimy, charcoal-gray stone just inside the Great West Door. It is, after all, just a single ugly slice of rock. And...
  • Movie review: Inglourious Basterds -- 1 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Inglourious Basterds -- 1 out of 5 stars
    Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( Miracle at St. Anna) in awfulness. Tarantino has remade a...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds'

    Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With "Inglourious Basterds" Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( "Miracle at St. Anna") in awfulness. Tarantino has remade...
  • The past haunts Richard Nixon's library

    The past haunts Richard Nixon's library
    The statues depict two old men relaxing in easy chairs. As others mill about the drawing room, the men engage in conversation, one gesturing at the other to underscore a point. For nearly 20 years the likenesses of China's communist leaders Mao Tse-tung...
  • Study Looks at Napping Habits

    Study Looks at Napping Habits
    If you find yourself fighting the urge to catch 40 winks in the middle of the day, maybe it's time to start snoozing and stop worrying about what your boss will think. You might be surprised by how many of your co-workers will join you. Thirty-four...
  • 'My weapons were a typewriter and a pen'

    Robert J. Hutchings was working in the office of a Bloomsburg, Columbia County, hosiery mill when he joined the Army in 1942. Skilled at typing and taking shorthand, he became a GI stenographer -- a job that connected him to some of the leading figures of...
  • Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings

    Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings
    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham A Biography Selina Hastings Random House: 640 pp., $35 The story of William Somerset Maugham, the stammering young boy who became a doctor and then the world's most famous writer since Dickens, has often been told,...
  • 50 are first to graduate

    Early College High School in Costa Mesa's first graduating class received its diplomas Thursday, but not before California State Supt. Of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell offered the 50 students a few words of advice. "This is a day you're going to...