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  • June 10, 2011

    June 10, 2011
    I went to a cartoonist dinner the other night in Westport and had a great time and a lot of laughs. My wife and I sat at a table with Randall Enos and Chance Brown who told the most outrageously funny stories about the cartoonists in the Golden Age of...
  • Holiday events

    HOLIDAY EVENTS NOVEMBER NOV. 19 - 21 FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
  • Budget-friendly destinations for the holidays

    Budget-friendly destinations for the holidays
    Tired of the same holiday traditions? Is the neighbor's decoration aesthetic too Barnum & Bailey? Had it with the drunken Dec. 31 frat scene on the Las Vegas Strip? We took a gander across the West and came away with some dollar-wise travel that packs...
  • Book review: 'The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe' by Andrew O'Hagan

    Book review: 'The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe' by Andrew O'Hagan
    There ought to be a category in each bookstore for charm — the books with a little bit of Old World ease and humor that make you smile. The leaders in this genre would be P.G. Wodehouse (especially the Jeeves books), E.F. Benson ("Mapp and Lucia")...
  • FBI Mob Takedown

  • Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England

    Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England
    For nearly 30 years, federal authorities say, reputed gangster Bartolomeo Vernace got away with murder. They say the bloodshed -- a double slaying at the Shamrock Bar in Queens -- was all over a spilled drink. Vernace's luck ran out Thursday when he was...
  • J. Paul Getty III dies at 54; scion of oil dynasty

    J. Paul Getty III dies at 54; scion of oil dynasty
    J. Paul Getty III, a scion of the Getty oil dynasty whose tragedies — mutilation by kidnappers in the early 1970s and an incapacitating, drug-induced stroke in the 1980s — brought into high relief the dysfunctional relations that beset his...
  • Alleged Shaquille O'Neal Sex Tape Linked To Robbery Case

    Alleged Shaquille O'Neal Sex Tape Linked To Robbery Case
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- NBA Star Shaquille O'Neal has been linked to a robbery case involving seven alleged gang members accused of kidnapping and beating a man who claimed he had a sex tape of the basketball player committing adultery. The suspects face...
  • Fight Breaks out on California Assembly Floor during Budget Talks

    Fight Breaks out on California Assembly Floor during Budget Talks
    For the first time in 25 years, California state lawmakers passed a budget plan on time but it was not without a little push and shove.   A small fight between Assemblyman Warren Furutani (D-Gardena) and Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) broke out on...
  • Our Laguna: Warm and witty honors for Laguna's 'rescuer'

    Ann Hutchinson Quilter has never been one to pat herself on the back, not even at a luncheon in her honor. Speakers at the Laguna Beach Woman's Club Woman of the Year luncheon heaped praise on Quilter for her accomplishments on behalf of the city. But...
  • Gatto, Portantino take issue with colleague's 'Soprano' quip

    Two local members of the Assembly with Italian heritage took umbrage at comments made Wednesday by Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine). In skewering the proposal to eliminate the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies, Wagner likened the plan to a...