| Feb 3, 2015
| 11:39 AM
In New York, there's the Brill Building, and in Orange County, apparently, there's the Center for Spiritual Living Newport-Mesa.
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:56 AM
Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America
Columbia University Press; 187 pages
When we cue up Beck on the car radio, it's easy to forget that rock music was once a working-class art form that endured years of ridicule while...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:27 PM
The director listened to the six women rehearse a song on the stage at the No Square Theatre and buried his face in his hands.
"I'm hearing pretty singing that's lacking testosterone," said director Joe Lauderdale, who sits on the Laguna Beach theater's...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:48 PM
T. Jefferson Parker
St. Martin's Press; 276 pages
The day I finished reading T. Jefferson Parker's "Full Measure," the Los Angeles Times published a lengthy story about the psychological state of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:40 AM
It's the English-language word most frequently associated with Christmas. My dictionary defines it as: "Feelings of great happiness … especially of a spiritual kind."
But the vast majority of us, no matter our age, rank or social status,...