| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Hurray! I have been telling you it was going to happen, and now it is. The Costa Mesa/Donald Dungan Library will open again at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The reopening celebration will continue until 2 p.m., with refreshments and music at 10 a.m., a program...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:48 PM
In the Hyades star cluster, located 150 light years from Earth, scientists discovered two white dwarf stars that have Earth-like materials in their atmosphere.
A white dwarf star is a dim remnant of a star that was once like our sun. Usually its...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
"A library should be the heart of a city." Steven S. Choi, mayor of Irvine, said this in his Jan. 29 article in the Orange County Register. This is a theme that has been repeated many times by those who know the benefits of libraries, who know that even...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:27 AM
About 10 tornadoes slashed through parts of North Texas, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and more than 100 homes damaged or destroyed as the tornado season got off to a frenzied start.
At least three Texas counties -- Hood, Johnson...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Los parques temáticos de Orlando son la razón principal de visita de la mayoría de los turistas a esta ciudad. Pero entrar a ellos cuesta y mucho, por lo que no todo el mundo puede ir con la frecuencia que quisiera, si son residentes locales, y muchos...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Although it leads the East Coast in several categories of shipping activity, the port of Baltimore often seems to be hiding in plain sight.
So officials used the Saturday observance of National Maritime Day to throw open a pier at the Canton Marine...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:45 AM
"Arrested Development" (Netflix, Sunday, then anytime). The 15-episode, seven-years-belated fourth season of what was formerly a Fox comedy and now belongs to the Internet is not being offered in advance for critical review, so you know as much as I do....
| May 24, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The world’s largest Lego model, an X-wing starfighter, has landed in Times Square with enough cockpit space for Luke Skywalker.
The life-size model weighs 46,000 pounds and spans 43 feet from tip to tale, which is about the size of the ship...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Anne-Marie Slaughter. Marissa Mayer. Sheryl Sandberg. Paul Tudor Jones?
The founder of Tudor Investment Corp. seems, almost by accident, to be the newest voice in the debate about women at work. The hedge fund honcho, ranked 123rd on Forbes’...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots.
She is also a he.
Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant...
| Oct 3, 2013
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,...