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  • Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister

    Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister
    The Rev. Paul Egertson, who was asked to resign as a Lutheran bishop in 2001 after violating church policy by participating in the ordination of a non-celibate lesbian minister, has died. He was 75. Egertson, a senior lecturer at California Lutheran...
  • Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics

    Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics
    Bill Blackbeard, an early scholar of newspaper comics who created an indispensable archive in San Francisco that helped legitimize the study of comics in popular culture, has died. He was 84. Blackbeard died at a Country Villa nursing home in...
  • Gretchen Clarke dies at 78; Waltah Clarke's Hawaiian Shops executive

    Gretchen Clarke dies at 78; Waltah Clarke's Hawaiian Shops executive
    Gretchen Clarke, who with her husband, Waltah, built what was once the nation's largest retailer of aloha wear, has died. She was 78. Clarke died Jan. 22 of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, her son Cameron said. Waltah...
  • Letters

    Regarding "New Pair Antes Up on Strip," Dec. 5, by Jay Jones: The $3.9-billion Cosmopolitan is about to open its doors on the Vegas Strip in one of the worst economic times Sin City has experienced. The 50- and 52-story towers will have the fanciest rooms...
  • Ritzy Newport Beach mall goes on a spending spree

  • Tomes' time might be up at Newport Beach library

  • A storied Newport Beach site's modern look

  • My Turn: Her war on belly fat

    My Turn: Her war on belly fat
    "Nobody in our family has a flat stomach, Carolyn," my dad stated authoritatively. A scientist, he generally gave us The Last Word on Every Subject. I looked up from my rounded belly. "Well, I still wish mine were flat," I told him as we sat at the...
  • What makes a good reference letter?

    What makes a good reference letter?
    How does a job seeker help strengthen his or her credentials as a person of substance? When recruiters put the credentials of candidates side by side, they consider many reasons to hire or not to hire. "We look at skills, experience, background,...
  • Shopping: Plush show for upscale parents

    Shopping: Plush show for upscale parents
    If chi-chi baby and toddler gear makes your heart beat a little faster, the Plush consumer trade show (short for "posh little urbanites show") will have you praising the luxury gods. The show, which is scheduled to take place Sunday, June 5, at...
  • Space NK to open store in Brentwood on Monday

    Space NK to open store in Brentwood on Monday
    High-end beauty chain Space NK could be considered the luxury Sephora. The British retailer, which launched in 1993 in the form of a single, unassuming shop in Covent Garden, London, features an expertly edited selection of founder Nicky Kinnaird's...