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  • Brian John LoftusAugust 21, 1929 - December 15, 2014

    Brian John Loftus<br/>August 21, 1929 - December 15, 2014
    Brian died peacefully in his home in Newport Beach. He was born in Detroit, Michigan to Margaret and Leonard Loftus.  He was an only child whose father died shortly after his 15th birthday.  Brian took it upon himself to help his mother through this...
  • Home Gardener Day workshops Jan. 19 explore power of different gardening styles

    When all is dormant and brown outdoors, moss can be very much alive and green. Look around moist spots in your yard or nearby woods and you will likely find a patch of bright green moss. Gently lift some of that pretty patch and transplant pieces into...
  • Businesses plug into China's love of online shopping

    SHANGHAI When 24-year-old Elina Meng got engaged, she knew the type of ring she wanted. She just couldn't find it easily. She wanted an Asscher-cut diamond a square cut with cropped corners but there weren't many choices in her price range among Shanghai...
  • Got a drone for Christmas – now what?

    Got a drone for Christmas &#8211; now what?
    As drones become more popular — they were big sellers for Christmas — the question is being raised: Do people know how to safely use them? Authorities have reported close calls and even injuries caused by drones in Central Florida recently,...
  • Mailbag: Preserve Fairview Park for future generations

    Wednesday could very well be the day that determines whether the last of Costa Mesa's undeveloped space will be developed into an urban city park with sports complexes, parking lots, municipal lighting and concrete sidewalks. That is the day the...
  • Ag center installs wheelchair-accessible herb garden

    Ag center installs wheelchair-accessible herb garden
    TAVARES — Gardening is something all ages can receive satisfaction from, but it can be challenging for those who use a wheelchair. A new raised-bed wheelchair-accessible herb garden at the Lake County Agriculture Center shows how gardening can...
  • Tips: How to Build a Cleaner Fire in Woodstoves or Fireplaces

    Across the country this holiday season, families and friends will gather around fires in woodstoves or fireplaces. But how you build that fire – and what you burn – can have a significant impact on air quality and health, both inside your home...
  • 8 things you should know about Chris Ballard

    8 things you should know about Chris Ballard
    The Chicago Bears’ search for a new general manager soon could come to a close, with former Bears staffer Chris Ballard the presumed front-runner to succeed Phil Emery.   Here are eight things you should know about Ballard. -- He played football...
  • Starting a community garden: LaManda Joy's new book has growing tips

     Starting a community garden: LaManda Joy's new book has growing tips
    When you have a question, you ask an expert. That's why people contemplating starting community gardens would come to LaManda Joy. Community gardens — where a group of gardeners tend their respective plots on a single piece of land — have a...
  • Columbia resident's medical condition inspires soap-making business

    It started as a hobby, but soap making is quickly becoming a flourishing business for Columbia resident Wing Pokrywka.  When she was diagnosed two years ago with eczema — a medical condition that causes the skin to become inflamed or irritated...
  • Burbank police take Boys & Girls Club kids on holiday shopping spree

    Burbank police take Boys & Girls Club kids on holiday shopping spree
    Burbank police on Wednesday took about 25 local children on a holiday shopping spree at Target in the Empire Center as part of the department’s annual “Heroes & Helpers” program. Each child was given a $100 Target gift card to spend...