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  • Verde Laguna: An eco-visionary visits Laguna

    The night his firm was honored with the General Services Administration's 2010 Presidential Award for its NASA Sustainability project, William McDonough gave a presentation to a small audience for the Townhall Foundation at Laguna Art Museum. McDonough...
  • The skinny on helping children gain weight

    The skinny on helping children gain weight
    Today's pediatricians are far busier counseling overweight children. But underweight children - often fussy eaters who have little interest in food - can be just as frustrating and worrisome. Parents think they know the solution: more food. But that's...
  • On Theater: Comedies all around

    Theatergoers in Huntington Beach may be forgiven if they're unsure which way to turn next weekend. All three local theater groups – the Huntington Beach Playhouse, Golden West College and the Academy for the Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High...
  • "The Eyes of Willie McGee : A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" by Alex Heard

    "The Eyes of Willie McGee : A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" by Alex Heard
    "The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" By Alex Heard Harper, 416 pages, $26.99 What begets a work like 'The Eyes of Willie McGee,' a book that should be must reading for serious students of 20th century U....
  • "Private Life" by Jane Smiley

    "Private Life" by Jane Smiley
    "Private Life" By Jane Smiley Random House, 336 pages, $26.95 Married life is generally a disappointment. If 'Madame Bovary' isn’t a cautionary enough testament to that rude fact of life, then there are the tut-tuts of the women in the knitting...
  • On Theater: Picasso, Einstein join for intellectual comedy

    On Theater: Picasso, Einstein join for intellectual comedy
    Steve Martin's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" is reminiscent of another comical Steve — Allen — and his "Meeting of Minds" some years past. Both are quite entertaining, but ultimately more intellectually stimulating than out-and-out funny....
  • Close-up on Old Lyme

    Close-up on Old Lyme
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, in England. A settler, Matthew Griswold, apparently left England from the port of Lyme Regis. ORIGINS: Set off from Saybrook in 1665, the town was incorporated in 1855 as South Lyme. The...
  • 10 things you might not know about divorce

    Heather Mills won a $49 million divorce ruling from Paul McCartney last week, but she lost in the court of public opinion. The judge called her "devoid of reality," and the British press said she had "over-egged the pudding" with outrageous demands. Which...
  • Diabetes' civil war

    Diabetes' civil war
    As a person living with Type 1 diabetes, Angie Hashemi-Rad must prick her fingers and give herself insulin every day to stay alive. But nothing irritates her more than having people mistakenly assume she has Type 2 diabetes — and then suggest she...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Telling turkey trivia

    Thursday is Thanksgiving. You probably knew that. But how is that possible? I Googled Albert Einstein, Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, and not one of them said anything about time and space being compressed between Halloween and New Year's. But I'm...
  • 'Time' by Eva Hoffman

    'Time' by Eva Hoffman
    Time Eva Hoffman Picador: 214 pp., $14 paper "When you are courting a nice girl, an hour seems like a second," Albert Einstein said, by way of explaining relativity. "When you sit on a red-hot cinder, a second seems like an hour." Such a notion...