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  • Friends of the Libraries: Suggestions for your shopping pleasure

    If you are looking for Christmas gifts that are something special, why not check the Collectible Books listed on the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries web page? "Wild Life in the Far West, or A Detective's Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians and...
  • Friends Of The Libraries: Writers take advantage of community room

    It came to my attention Saturday that a group using the community room at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library was the OC Writers Guild, which has been meeting weekly since July 2011. This group, which met through http://www.meetup.com, has aspiring...
  • Check It Out: Culinary mysteries served up well done

    The holiday season is upon us and with it comes visits with family and friends, and plenty of tasty food to eat at each gathering. Here are some who-done-it morsels full of flavor, fun and mystery. Hanna Denton has some big shoes to fill when she moves...
  • Friends Of The Library: Sign changes at Park Avenue branch

    "What happened to the big yellow sign?" people ask when they visit the library in Lions Park. "Does that mean you don't do the passport acceptance service anymore?" The passport service is still offered at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library, 1855...
  • The God Squad: Resurrection is full of theological mysteries

    Q: First of all, I want to thank you for your prayerful answers to all and for sharing your gifts with your readers. On several occasions you've referred to our souls living on with God. I realize you can't encompass all religious beliefs in every answer,...
  • Lobdell: Catch up with a wrap up

    Some follow-ups on recent columns: Mystery Solved? I received an interesting e-mail from a veteran private pilot who gave one possible explanation for the single-engine plane crash in Newport Beach's Back Bay that killed three people. In a recent...
  • The God Squad: Who goes to hell?

    Q: Yesterday, my little grandson told me he was terrified of going to hell. For a moment, I didn't know how to reassure him. Then, I told him he shouldn't worry because very few people are going to hell. Most people who do bad things are actually going to...
  • God Squad: Too many questions often surround miracles

    I often receive questions about miracles but rarely answer them. This isn't because I don't believe in miracles — because I do — but rather because there are some things from God that don't lend themselves to easy, facile explanations. Some...
  • Check It Out: Scandinavian suspense novels await you

    Now that you've read Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, what's next? "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and the two books in the series that followed were worldwide blockbusters that left readers craving more books just like them. These three books,...
  • Bookmark: When kids kill

    There is a hierarchy of personal catastrophe, an informal but definitive ranking of all the terrible things that can happen, moving through categories that might be labeled "Worst Thing" to "Next-Worst Thing" to "Next-to-Next Worst Thing" and on down...
  • Bookmark: Sherlock Holmes in a skirt

    When Tasha Alexander strolls the streets of Chicago, she doesn't much see Wrigley Field or the Chicago River. She sees St. Paul's Cathedral and the River Thames and Belgrave Square and hansom cabs. Alexander's imagination is perpetually tuned in to...
  • Bookmark: Author gives us bad people but great writing

    It takes one to know one. That playground taunt is, like so many cliches, grounded in truth. It really does take one to know one, which goes a long way toward explaining the perversely effective law enforcement personnel in the novels of Mo Hayder, the...