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  • Could this be happening? A man's nightmare made real

    Could this be happening? A man's nightmare made real
    First of two parts He kept thinking that there had been a mistake, that he'd be out in no time. That the system, set into motion by some misunderstanding or act of malice, would soon correct itself. That was before the detective informed him of the...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Plant Sale TeWinkle Middle School holds its "Holiday Plant Sale" from 8 a.m. to noon at the TeWinkle campus, 3224 California St., Costa Mesa. Divorcees In This Economy The Women's Institute for Financial Education will offer a free program...
  • An inside look at French President Nicolas Sarkozy

    An inside look at French President Nicolas Sarkozy
    Political bio pics are certainly not a rarity, but making a film about a country’s leader while still in office is pretty brave, which is probably why French director Xavier Durringer wisely puts a disclaimer at the beginning of “The Conquest,...
  • 'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 10, 'Within'

    'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 10, 'Within'
    The countdown to the season finale has begun on “Terra Nova,” and God help me, at this point, I am invested in this outcome. Gosh, where to begin. Well, Lucas is back, with his CrazySexyMath, insane blue eyes and -- unexpectedly -- some...
  • 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' review: A movie just asking to be called elementary

    'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' review: A movie just asking to be called elementary
    ** (out of four) A convoluted plot. A generic adventure score. A lead performance that’s already played its best hand. What is this, a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel? No, it’s the follow-up to Guy Ritchie’s mildly...
  • Learning longer, learning better

    We were eager to see what would happen when, on short notice — over Thanksgiving, no less — we invited students who were struggling in math to come to Saturday School here at Hilton Elementary School in West Baltimore. That first Saturday,...
  • Students compete in chess tournament

    Forty-three students in the Burbank Unified School District competed in the National Youth Action Chess Tournament in Irvine. They placed fifth nationally in the primary and junior high sections and placed eighth in the intermediate section. The names of...
  • Summer camps for science, chess

    Kids interested in rockets, spies, mad scientists or chess have a place to explore their passion this summer. Orange Coast College is hosting half- and full-day weeklong summer camps on campus for 6- to 12-year-old children. The Mad Scientist's...
  • Small Wonders: A 'Dear John' letter for Frank McCourt

    Dear Frank, You don't know me and I don't know you. Not personally, at least. But I read a lot about you in the newspaper. Probably more than you read about me. If you do read about me, you’re welcome to email to tell me how you think I’m...
  • R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27

    R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27
    It's been two days since the news of Amy Winehouse's death, and I'm still trying to wrap my head around it all. While Twitter and Facebook feeds filled with appreciations and ugly jokes (did you hear the one about "Rehab"?), I returned to Back to Black,...
  • Frank J. Gach

    Frank J. Gach
    Frank J. Gach, a master carpenter whose expertly constructed bookcases and shelves were highly prized by bibliophiles and college libraries, died Aug. 13 of complications from dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The former longtime Randallstown...