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  • Friends of the Libraries: Support 'the heart of a city'

    "A library should be the heart of a city." Steven S. Choi, mayor of Irvine, said this in his Jan. 29 article in the Orange County Register. This is a theme that has been repeated many times by those who know the benefits of libraries, who know that even if they buy many of their books instead of checking them out of the library, people still need physical places to gather, explore, study and engage. All ages benefit, but perhaps especially small children, who have such curious minds and should be given the opportunity to soak up knowledge and concepts that will serve them their whole lives.
  • Friends of the Libraries: Future begins at Technology Library

    The Costa Mesa Technology Library is set to re-open in its new location on the northwest corner of Fairview Road and Wilson Street, next to the Subway sandwich shop, on April 30. The "Open House" will be from 1 to 4 p.m., complete with prizes. Check it...

    Miller: No clear winner in Oscar contest

    Miller: No clear winner in Oscar contest
    For some in Newport-Mesa, the 85th annual Academy Awards telecast may have prompted a three-word response: "Oh, hey, guys." Within minutes of the show's beginning, William Shatner, who recently brought his one-man show to the Segerstrom Center for the...

    Friends of the Libraries: We must evolve to stay relevant

    While on vacation in England several years ago, my husband and I had a regular practice of finding the library in each town where we were supposed to have ancestors and using their local history sections to find out more about the people who were there...

    Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    SATURDAY Home Business Expo Seminars about setting up a home business and other topics will be at the Orange County Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Admission is $10 at the door or $8 in advance online. Visit for...