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  • Best-sellers

    Best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Casual Vacancy" by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown, $35). A small English town is rattled by the unexpected death of an elected official. Last week: — 2. "Winter of the World" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The second...
  • What to do when you've been dissed

    What to do when you've been dissed
    My favorite zinger was directed against me by the mother of a college boyfriend. "I've seen many photographs of you," she informed me when we first met, her eyes slowly — and with obvious disapproval — taking in my frizzy hair, fussy dress...
  • SeaWorld San Diego to announce new ride for 2012

    SeaWorld San Diego to announce new ride for 2012
    SeaWorld San Diego plans to unveil a $10 million-plus manta-themed ride and animal exhibit for 2012, according to construction documents. The marine park had been keeping the project under wraps until Web snoops discovered an online bid invitation for...
  • Reports say Apple will announce 'Garage Band for ebooks'

     
    More hints about Apple's Thursday announcement point to being able to create interactive textbooks....
  • Apple's iBooks 2, iBooks Author: Bids to own publishing's future

     
    Apple's new iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U apps are moves to capture the future of education and self-publishing. The apps are also a move to continue to build on the success Apple had under the late Steve Jobs....
  • Haiku contest celebrates punctuation!

     
    Haiku is a wonderful yet maddening literary form. But here's a novel haiku contest to mark something near and dear to a writer's heart: Good punctuation. It's all in honor of National Punctuation Day — which is right around the corner. Have you...
  • Gulf oil spill redux: nine books on the BP disaster

     
    A year after millions of barrels of oil were spilled into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's Macondo well, much ink has been spilled on the "second draft" of history. None of the nine books (and counting) published thus far......
  • Orange investigating principal over sick days, leave time

     
    On a number of days when district records show Carver Middle School Principal Wayne Green was out sick or in school, conference agendas show he was speaking around the country or consulting with other states or school districts. After the Sentinel asked...
  • Teaching by example

    Teaching by example
    Students and teachers from Ocean View School District are sharing a new teaching method with schools throughout the country. College View, Sun View and Westmont elementary schools, as well as a team of teachers from Mesa View and Vista View middle...
  • Allergies shouldn't be a source of embarrassment

    Allergies shouldn't be a source of embarrassment
    Q: Your peanut-allergic daughter just entered grade school and suddenly feels embarrassed by her allergy. How can you help her cope? Parental advice Acknowledge her feelings but let her know there is nothing to be embarrassed about. It's actually...
  • Online job applicants can face unexpected hurdles

    Online job applicants can face unexpected hurdles
    Job hunting has become considerably more convenient post-Internet. Prospective employees can find out who's hiring, as well as figure out job requirements and submit resumes, with the click of a button. But, as with most other things made easier with...