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  • A Word, Please: A healthy dose of fact-checking will do some good

    When I was a child, someone told me that if I crossed my eyes too long they would get stuck that way. Someone else told me that if I stepped on a rusty nail and didn't get a tetanus shot, my jaw would lock shut. Thus, two absolute laws of the universe...
  • Check It Out: Books about London calling out to readers

    The games are over. The Olympic flame has been extinguished. The athletes have headed home. However, the accolades have just begun. Observers around the globe have hailed London 2012 a smashing success. NBC awarded itself a gold medal for its coverage....
  • Booknotes: TCN staffer to read at book festival

    Booknotes: TCN staffer to read at book festival
    Cindy Frazier, city editor of the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, the Daily Pilot's sister paper, will read a sample of her writing during the Saturday morning portion of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC. In an email to colleagues this week,...
  • Bookmark: Cover hides what's really inside

    Her publisher surely meant well, but the cover of Anne Tyler's new novel "The Beginner's Goodbye" (Knopf) is all wrong. The cover — a pair of elegant cups and saucers displayed against a doily-white background — might reasonably be...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast — Corona del Mar

    Philip Brower School Activities/Clubs: AP Physics; AP Economics; AP Biology; AP French; AP English; AP Chemistry; AP Calculus BC; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Statistics; Stanford Education Program for Gifted Youth, math; UCI: multivariable...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast — Newport Harbor

    Christine Bonadonna AP and IB Classes Taken: AP Biology; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Calculus AB; AP Calculus BC; AP Physics; IB English; IB Chemistry; IB Psychology; IB Spanish; IB Theory of Knowledge School Activities/Clubs: Other than being...
  • Reel Critics: 'Lucky One' follows romantic formula

    Reel Critics: 'Lucky One' follows romantic formula
    Nicholas Sparks writes romantic novels that often become chick flick movies. "The Notebook," "Message in a Bottle" and"Nights in Rodanthe" are films that demonstrate his formulas for depicting people in various stages of PG-13 love. "The Lucky One"is his...
  • DeFrenza a leading man

    Marc DeFrenza said he hasn't felt nervous since he joined the drama club at Estancia High. Performing in front of people is what he lives to do. "I'm just kind of used to everybody having their eyes on me," said DeFrenza, who is in his third year...
  • The Crowd: Newport Harbor alumni entertained

    The inaugural "Lights Up" performance and fundraiser May 15 showcased artists from Newport Harbor High School's past and present. The high-energy performance entertained the crowd in the campus' sparkling rebuilt Robert B. Wentz Theater. Newport Harbor...
  • In search of Sasquatch

    In search of Sasquatch
    Have you seen Bigfoot? The students of Sonora Elementary School sure have. In a mock documentary which incorporated more than 100 students, the school's drama club practiced technological and teamwork skills while producing a feature-length movie about...
  • Corona del Mar Today

    Controversy Brewing Over New CDMHS Theater; Community Meeting Planned For Thursday Postponed Corona del Mar High School soon could get a new theater — but will the $13 million proposed theater-in-the-round stage be too small for plays and dance...
  • On Theater: Open season in September

    September is with us and so are a number of new stage productions either opening tonight (as in two cases) or waiting in the wings. Tonight's opener is "The Rainmaker" at the Newport Theater Arts Center. This is an oldie by N. Richard Nash that inspired...