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  • Mailbag: Americana puts on a great show

    It was the second performance of the Glendale Renaissance Orchestra at the Americana at Brand, on the green. It was well-attended with picture-perfect weather ("Concert Review: A classical beat," July 7). It was fabulous! The conductor was genius. He...
  • 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...
  • Former mayor was 'always thinking of others'

    Former Laguna Beach mayor and businessman Charlton Phillips Boyd died Feb. 3 in Dana Point. He was 91. "Anyone who can live their lives the way 'Charlie' did and make it to 91 will have pr etty good lives," City Councilwoman Verna Rollinger said....
  • What's new in London since the last big royal wedding

    What's new in London since the last big royal wedding
    So you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
  • Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties

    Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties
    Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree. Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
  • Through a lens starkly: Sofia Silva's suburbia

    Through a lens starkly: Sofia Silva's suburbia
    For some, the sight of a faceless garage or a squat chain store or a long stretch of tract housing barely registers; there's just nothing unusual about such things. For artist Sofia Silva, they mean a lot. And, once framed by her camera lens, they are...
  • No. 15 Severna Park girls rout Churchill in 4A-3A semifinal

    When Severna Park senior Madeline Ross stepped onto the field for Saturday's Class 4A-3A state semifinal, she couldn't help but think about the heartbreak of a year ago. That's when the Falcons — then shooting for their fourth straight state title...
  • 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...