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Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • The God Squad: Do other planets have a God?

    Q: I'm a physicist without religious conviction, but I'm very interested in religion and I've read a good deal about some faiths. One of my favorite things to read is your column each week. Here's my question: Modern physics and astronomy have estimated that there are some 250,000 so-called "Cinderella planets" in the Milky Way alone. These are planets with the right conditions for having liquid water, and thus might be capable of supporting life, perhaps even "intelligent" life. What do the major god-based religions say about this possibility of intelligent life on other planets? Specifically, would we still be special to God? And would these beings? — J., Gainesville, Fla.
  • Political newcomer making waves in Costa Mesa

     Political newcomer making waves in Costa Mesa
    Soon after taking the podium, Anna Vrska admitted to being a little nervous. "Oh, my goodness! This is a dead room," she remarked a few minutes later, looking up from her notes and scanning the room. "Does everybody need a break like I need a break?...

    Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home

    Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home
    My family became Clippers' fans last year. I know what you're thinking, but we didn't hop on the bandwagon. The nephew of one of the players is in my daughter's second-grade class. When school started in September, he told her about his uncle, whom...

    CdM students live their lessons

    CdM students live their lessons
    Environmental science came to life for Corona del Mar High students who helped with a restoration project as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. More than 40 students in Kim Rapp's Advanced Placement environmental science class spent three hours...

    Friends of the Libraries: How to build your library

    Someday, the citizens of Costa Mesa will sit up and demand that we build a large library in town. This may be a brand new building, or it may be a redesigned building, or it may be accomplished by adding on to a present library. But it will happen. When...