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  • Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat

    Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat
    The idea of Oprah Winfrey as a U.S. senator may seem far-fetched to many — among them Rod Blagojevich's one-time chief of staff John Harris. The former governor, however, was quite serious when he threw out the talk show host's name as a...
  • Longevity — it's in Your Genes

    Longevity — it's in Your Genes
    They may not have discovered the fountain of youth, but scientists are beginning to unravel some of the mysteries of living past 100 — specifically, that it's in your genes. The study, led by Paola Sebastiani and Dr. Thomas Perls of Boston...
  • Americans at last

    Americans at last
    LOS ANGELES — Glendale resident Edgar Torosyan clutched a small American flag on Thursday as he waited to take the oath that would declare him a United States citizen. "This is a dream come true," said Torosyan, a Glendale resident who was a...
  • Word Play: A picture's worth more than a thousand words

    Word Play: A picture's worth more than a thousand words
    It's hard to imagine that the reading of picture books could be controversial, but this fall saw a considerable kerfuffle over a story in the New York Times that declared picture books to be in decline. In the midst of a perfectly respectable news story...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • Our Laguna: Who would you invite to Christmas dinner?

    The holidays are a time to extend hospitality — to show there is room at the inn. Here is a sampling of with whom Laguna folks would most like to invite share their Christmas or Hanukkah dinner, given the choices of anyone living or dead, fact or...
  • Book Review: A history of the upending of physics in "Quantum"

    Book Review: A history of the upending of physics in "Quantum"
    Quantum Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality Manjit Kumar W.W. Norton, 448 pp.; $27.95 If thinking about the quantum theory doesn't make you schwindlig (dizzy), then you haven't understood it, Niels Bohr, its great...
  • Salt and high blood pressure: New concerns raised

    Salt and high blood pressure: New concerns raised
    Ah, salt. It gives personality to chips, balance to bread and flavor to just about everything else that comes in a can, jar or squeeze bottle. Salt is such a mealtime staple it can be hard to imagine life without a shaker on the table. But as far back...
  • Community & Clubs: Luncheon location has changed

    Wednesday's meeting of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council luncheon has been relocated from Hoag Hospital Irvine to the Hoag Cancer Center auditorium, on the lower campus at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, One Hoag Drive, Newport Beach....
  • Orioles benefit from baseball Law of Relativity

     
    The Orioles' performance approaching the halfway mark of 2008 and observers reaction to it -- both fans and the media -- is an interesting study in the law of relativity. No, not the Albert Einstein variety. Maybe we can call it the......
  • 'Biography' lowers bar even further with episode on Ted Williams

     
    Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King, Amelia Earhart, Ted Williams? The first four are icons who made their mark on the world. The last is a homeless guy with a nice voice. But now Williams is on par with......