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  • Friends of the Libraries: Are libraries important? Ask Yorba Linda

    I have talked a lot about our Costa Mesa libraries and their history and tried to get more people involved in the quest for larger facilities that allow for expanded services for our residents. So now, I am trying another tack. As you read this,...
  • NASA's Mars Curiosity rover to take Lego form, thanks to voters

    NASA's Mars Curiosity rover to take Lego form, thanks to voters
    Perhaps it was only a matter of time before NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover got its own official Lego avatar. The Mars Science Laboratory robot was picked by thousands of fans to be designed in toy brick form, and it joins a pantheon of other Red Planet...
  • 'Creation' explains how science reinvents life

    Spider webs combine a strength and elasticity unmatched by anything we humans can make. They don't trigger much of an immune response in us and are "insoluble in water, two facts that the classical Greeks exploited when they used cobwebs to patch bleeding...
  • Legoland Florida: Chima's Mount Cavora in place

    Legoland Florida: Chima's Mount Cavora in place
    Mount Cavora, a "floating" icon for the upcoming Legoland Florida expansion, has been moved into position, the theme park announced Thursday. The centerpiece, weighing in at 7,500 pounds, will hover above the Quest for Chi ride in the new World of Chima...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Take Getty leader's word on arts' importance

    In an article headlined "Why arts and humanities matter" (Los Angeles Times, June 20) James Cuno, chief executive and president of the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles, states that without citizens who can read, write and analyze, society falters and...
  • A lesson in raising up a handy young man

    A lesson in raising up a handy young man
    My husband is very handy around the house. It's one of the many reasons I married him besides his Dermot-Mulroney good looks. A woman can't lose if she marries a man who can fix things. If a toilet breaks, he knows how to fix it. He can hang drywall,...
  • Letter: Is it time to defederalize?

    I type this as my young sons negotiate over who gets Boba Fett for the big battle this evening. At stake is the survival of their respective rebel and imperial bases, which they have been building for months, under threat of mutual annihilation during a...
  • Hands-on with surgical robots

    Hands-on with surgical robots
    Eight students were given the task of placing small plastic rings on rubber spikes and turning a quarter from heads to tails — without using their hands. The sixth-grade robotics team from the Pegasus School, a private elementary school in...
  • The dreaded words: 'Mom, I need to talk to you about something'

    The dreaded words: 'Mom, I need to talk to you about something'
    My son said to me last night, with a very serious look on his face, "Mom, I need to talk to you about something important." I wondered what it could be. Lately, all the talk has been about his birthday, which is coming up, so I figured it had...
  • Burb's Eye View: She's busy being part of the solution

    Burb's Eye View: She's busy being part of the solution
    Most of the 20 raffle tickets that once stuffed the envelope were gone. Janet Diel scanned the tables for one last basket to try to win — there were dozens filled with toys, games, gift cards, food and wine. She settled on one and threw her...
  • Cellphone towers don't have to mimic Lego trees

    Cellphone towers don't have to mimic Lego trees
    Why are cellphone towers so utterly ugly? That wasn’t the most important issue that came up during a Times editorial board meeting this week with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, but it’s surely a question that most of us have pondered....