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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • John Waters steps onto the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    John Waters was called "The Pope of Trash" by no less than William S. Burroughs. His outrageous cult films -- "MondoTrasho," "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," "Polyester" -- led, improbably, to increasing mainstream success. No less than Johnny Depp...
  • Anthony Bourdain's cooking on the June 27 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Because Anthony Bourdain often says the kind of things people aren't used to hearing in polite conversation, he has become, as he writes in his new book, a "professional traveler, writer and TV guy," one who knows food from all......
  • The L.A. Times bestseller list for July 4, 2010: 'The Passage' makes inroads

     
    Can a highbrow writer's adventure in genre fiction have staying power on the L.A. Times bestseller list? The compelling novel "The Passage" by Justin Cronin just might. "The Passage," now in its second week on our hardcover fiction bestseller list,......
  • Books by John Wooden

    Books by John Wooden
    From Contemporary Authors and Los Angeles Times "A Game Plan for Life: The Power of Mentoring" — John Wooden and Don Yaeger. (2009) "Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success: 12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence"...
  • Taking a chance on the rest of your life

    Taking a chance on the rest of your life
    There is not much time left. You may be 50, or 64 or 32 when it hits you in the gut that life is finite and if you're going to make a contribution to this world, you'd better start making it. In midlife, we reassess. We ask ourselves how we want to...
  • 7 unusual thesauri to celebrate Roget

    7 unusual thesauri to celebrate Roget
    Thesaurus day, observed on Jan. 18, commemorates the birthday of Peter Roget, who first published his celebrated collection of synonyms in 1852. In observance of Thesaurus Day, here is a list of unique and unusual thesauri. "The Thinker's Thesaurus:...
  • 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...
  • 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...