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  • Letter: Pancake breakfast to help Eagle project

    I’m holding a pancake breakfast and silent auction on Saturday, Jan. 11, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. (silent auction closes at 11:30 a.m.) to raise funds for my Boy Scout Eagle project. My project entails repairing the cracks and potholes in the American...
  • Final nail

    In the 2013 Bermuda Bowl semifinals, the one remaining U.S. team had begun to fade against powerful Monaco. Today's deal was a killer. At one table, West for Monaco opened two diamonds, showing a weak two-bid in a major. The U.S. North doubled that,...
  • Damien Hirst to auction off new Mickey Mouse spot painting

    Damien Hirst to auction off new Mickey Mouse spot painting
    Damien Hirst has paid Walt Disney the ultimate compliment by creating a new painting of Mickey Mouse done in the style of the artist's spot paintings.  The provocative British artist unveiled his "Mickey" painting on his official website Wednesday,...
  • Boards put the 'surf' in Surf City

    When George Freeth arrived in Huntington Beach a century ago, it wasn't Surf City yet. Not even close. On June 20, 1914, Freeth attended the dedication of the Huntington Beach Pier and gave a demonstration of a sport that few, if any, of those present...
  • Ownership of 1879 Renoir painting could be determined Friday

    Ownership of 1879 Renoir painting could be determined Friday
    A court hearing Friday could determine the future of a small Renoir painting that was reported stolen 62 years ago from the Baltimore Museum of Art — while the artwork's clouded past is becoming even more of a mystery. U.S. District Judge Leonie...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Pitches Broadcasters on 'Once-In-a-Lifetime' Chance to Auction Spectrum

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said Thursday that TV stations have a "once in a lifetime" opportunity to sell off their spectrum as part of plans to auction off airwaves for wireless use. Wheeler's hard-sell remarks at the Computer History Museum in Mountain...
  • Laguna Art Museum holds annual art auction

    The Laguna Art Museum hosts its annual art auction fund-raiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8. Preview week begins Feb. 3 and the post-auction sale will take place Feb. 9. More than 100 artists have donated works to be auctioned to support the museum."The Art...
  • Research essential to gauge the market for artwork

    Q: We have two large museum-mounted ink etchings by Jose Miguel Pardo of Spain. In the late 1980s, he was the most sought after surrealist artist; his paintings sold for tens of thousands of dollars. I have little knowledge of the art market. How can I...
  • Title to Renoir painting stolen in 1951 awarded to Baltimore Museum of Art

    Title to Renoir painting stolen in 1951 awarded to Baltimore Museum of Art
    A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art. During a hearing Friday,...
  • Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach

    Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach
    Karl Lagerfeld before he was THE Karl Lagerfeld: That’s what an auction Saturday in West Palm Beach is all about. Palm Beach Modern Auctions has a 50-year-old archive of sketches, many of them by the fashion maestro behind the French house of...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...