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  • Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens

    Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens
    The newest roller coaster in Florida isn't a ferocious, man-eating tiger — but it's no pussycat either. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Cheetah Hunt, which debuted last week, carries some of its namesake's qualities in the form of speedy bursts and...
  • 'Mañana Forever?' by Jorge Castañeda

    '<i>Ma&#241;ana</i> Forever?' by Jorge Casta&#241;eda
    Mañana Forever Mexico and the Mexicans Jorge G. Castañeda Alfred A. Knopf: 294 pp., $27.95 Mexicans, like their Spanish forebears, love to quote proverbs as a way of underscoring eternal truths and imparting folk wisdom to younger generations....
  • Education Matters: Let Cambodia teach us a lesson

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • 'State of Wonder' by Ann Patchett

    'State of Wonder' by Ann Patchett
    Prize-winning author Ann Patchett ("Bel Canto," "Truth and Beauty," "The Magician's Assistant") once confessed that the single most important artistic influence on her work is "The Poseidon Adventure," the 1933 Paul Gallico potboiler that was made into...
  • Native Americans' problems do matter

    In response to the letter, “No Native Americans, no need to bother,” really, Lee Brandt, why bother with “their” problems? Have you ever been to a Southern California pow-wow? If you have, you would know that there are many...
  • Maryland relief agencies combat famine in Africa

    Maryland relief agencies combat famine in Africa
    Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the...
  • Surf's up at UCI exhibit

    Editor's note: This adds information about how to donate items to the surf collection. Surfing culture may be synonymous with "The O.C.," but there was a time when the water sport was new here. On Wednesday, UC Irvine's Langson Library opened a...
  • Arizona spring training ballpark 'bringing baseball back home' to Indian land

    Arizona spring training ballpark 'bringing baseball back home' to Indian land
    The paint has barely dried on the Dodgers' new spring training digs in Glendale, Ariz., and another new venue is making its debut in Arizona's Cactus League. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, the third new ballpark in Arizona's spring circuit in the...
  • Album review: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, 'Americana'

    Album review: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, 'Americana'
    3.5 stars (out of 4) String together songs such as “Cortez the Killer,” “Pocahontas,” “Like an Inca,” “Powderfinger,” “Goin’ Home” and others from throughout Neil Young’s career, and...
  • Intersections: Is Columbus Day worth celebrating?

    Every child who has attended elementary school in the U.S. can without a doubt recall the famous “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” rhyme. Though the rest of the poem is a distant memory, as adults, many of us have been exposed to...
  • Intersections: Descendants of the Tongva look to their past

    Long before Los Angeles made its name as the entertainment capital of the world and became known for traffic, diversity, great weather and coveted In-N-Out burgers, it was home to an indigenous peoples known as the Tongva, who lived and thrived in the...