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  • On Faith: What's in a name?

    A name is the means by which we are identified. In the olden days, many times the name took the form of one's origin or occupation: Joseph the carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, Joan of Arc. In Scandinavian genealogy, we run across patronymics. A son or...
  • Raising Cain: HBO's 'Mildred Pierce' goes by the book

    When trimming a household budget, premium cable is an easy expense to cut. Hold on to your HBO, though. Its "Mildred Pierce" miniseries, premiering March 27 and spread out over three Sundays, is worth it. Kate Winslet turns in a sublime performance as...
  • Our Laguna: Honoring those for their skills, service

    I read Monday in the L.A. Times that Gino Cimoli had died. Gino was the first major league player to bat on the West Coast when the Dodgers and Giants moved to California from New York in 1958. He wasn't the Dodgers usual lead-off batter, but Manager...
  • Jailed Polygamist Warren Jeffs Retakes Control of Church

    Jailed Polygamist Warren Jeffs Retakes Control of Church
    El Dorado, TEXAS -- Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is not only running the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but he has also ousted up to 30 high-ranking members he considered a threat to his leadership, two well-placed sources...
  • Controversial Grave Markers Removed after One Stolen

    Controversial Grave Markers Removed after One Stolen
    A headstone has been stolen from the controversial Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery. The marker read “Unknown, moved from Nigger Hill Cemetery.” Now, the county is removing all the stones to prevent more thefts. Recently, there have been...
  • A growing religious tolerance in U.S. politics

    A growing religious tolerance in U.S. politics
    Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations. Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
  • Broadway shines like a Beacon at the 65th Annual Tony Awards

    Every so often a megahit storms Broadway, and from the opening number until the audience cheers, people cannot get enough. "The Book of Mormon," a hilarious and profane musical about Mormon missionaries in Africa, leads with 14 nominations at the 65th...
  • Q & A: The eloquent conservative

    Q & A: The eloquent conservative
    Author and syndicated radio talk show host Dennis Prager is one of the better conversationalists you'd ever meet, but he pulls no punches for political correctness' sake. "Ask me anything," he invites during an afternoon meal at Ichiban Japanese...
  • Historic Mormon landmark destroyed in fire

    Historic Mormon landmark destroyed in fire
  • Briefly In Education

    El Morro students warm up holidays El Morro Elementary School's second annual One Warm Coat Drive recently collected more than 700 coats for the Laguna Relief and Resource Center. The monthlong coat drive was part of the school's "Character Counts"...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Here's the rest of the story

    How time flies! This is my last column of 2010, and looking back I realize there were a few stories that got away or weren't able to be followed closely to their end point. Other stories have had some interesting developments that we just haven't been...