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  • Wanda Jean Monette Dec. 15, 1931 - Oct. 15, 2012

    Wanda was born in Nebraska on December 15th, 1931 to Walter and Meta Heuerman.  She grew up on a farm and graduated from Pender High School in Pender, Nebraska in 1949.  Following graduation, she worked at the Bell Telephone Company in Sioux City, Iowa,...
  • Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates

    Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates
    This is bigger than Big Bird or even binders full of women. The first two presidential debates and vast public reaction have raised too many media-related questions to be addressed in one column. But the ones involving huge conversations in social...
  • Greer's OC: Stock up for sweater season

    It's finally feeling like fall, which means time to wear cozy sweaters for cooler weather. At two amazing boutiques in Newport Beach — Sienna Brown Fashion at Corona del Mar Plaza and its sister store Coastal Cool at Crystal Cove Promenade —...
  • Spago and Michael's look forward with new faces

    Spago and Michael's look forward with new faces
    "The revolution has succeeded and it's been televised," says Michael McCarty, sitting over a plate of heirloom tomatoes with burrata on the patio of his Santa Monica restaurant, Michael's. "Five-year-olds are watching 'Top Chef' now." And the next...
  • Clamping down on beauty product claims

     Clamping down on beauty product claims
    You've seen the advertising claims: a certain skin cream will make you look 10 years younger, a mascara will add a lush fringe around your eyes, a hair product will leave your hair smooth and sleek for months. And to prove it, there's an actress or...
  • Leonard Greenstone dies at 88; businessman created training programs for inmates

    Leonard Greenstone, a Los Angeles businessman and developer who helped create innovative training and rehabilitation programs for California prison inmates during 50 years of volunteer service to the prison system, has died. He was 88. Greenstone,...
  • Don't seek the death penalty

    Don't seek the death penalty
    When James Lee Crummel hanged himself last month, very few mourned his passing. A child molester who kidnapped, sexually abused and murdered a 13-year-old boy in 1979, Crummel was on death row in San Quentin when he took his own life using an extension...
  • Creation of Buffalo National River turned out bittersweet for nearby residents

    Creation of Buffalo National River turned out bittersweet for nearby residents
    BOXLEY, Ark. -- On a recent Sunday morning in the Buffalo River Valley, the music of nature blended with voices of the faithful.  At Boxley Baptist Church, local residents worship in a relatively new sanctuary.  Their often-photographed old church...
  • Harriet Spicer Allan

    Harriet Spicer Allan
    Harriet Spicer Allan November 7, 1921 - May 27, 2012 Harriet Lee Spicer Allan passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2012, at the age of 90.  Harriet, also known as “Spice,” was born on November 7, 1921 in Whittier, California to Catherine...
  • Fast track to the American dream

    Fast track to the American dream
    — Amid the skyscrapers and coal power plants in this fast-growing manufacturing city of nearly 13 million people, eager investors filed into a convention center that thumped with dance music from a Florida beach party video. On sale was the dream...
  • Richard Lovejoy Narver

    Richard Lovejoy Narver
    Long time Laguna Beach and Aliso Viejo resident, Richard (Dick) Lovejoy Narver, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2012.  Born in Los Angeles on May 14, 1923 to Alice Vida and David Lee Narver and grew up in Beverly Hills.  After serving in the Navy during...