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  • 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...
  • PASSINGS: Itamar Franco, Ron Smith

    PASSINGS: Itamar Franco, Ron Smith
    Itamar Franco Former president helped Brazil tame inflation Itamar Franco, 81, former Brazilian president who in the 1990s tamed inflation in Latin America's biggest country, died of a stroke Saturday at Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital, the...
  • Study Looks at Napping Habits

    Study Looks at Napping Habits
    If you find yourself fighting the urge to catch 40 winks in the middle of the day, maybe it's time to start snoozing and stop worrying about what your boss will think. You might be surprised by how many of your co-workers will join you. Thirty-four...
  • 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......
  • Welcome to the Year of the Rabbit

     
    It might have seemed odd that Mount Dora would have Mike the rabbit stand in for Punxsutawney Phil on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, but considering that the next day, Thursday, Feb. 3, is the first day of the ChineseĀ  lunar new year — 4709, the Year of...
  • Voici! It's a new collection of art furniture from Voila!

     
    Katrien van der Schueren, the purveyor of unusual art, prints and industrial objects at the L.A. store Voila!, has had enough with furniture that doesn't really say anything. In the few years she has been in business, she said, "I......
  • Here's to art you can sit in

     
    The Wordy double seater ($3,800), above, which is upholstered in denim and imprinted with thoughts from Albert Einstein and Elbert Hubbard, a writer and proponent of the Arts and Crafts movement. Katrien van der Schueren, the purveyor of unusual art,...
  • '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......