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  • Apodaca: Drone parents swoop onto scene

    Last week I wrote in defense of helicopter parents. Perhaps I needn't have bothered, because if the running commentary in parenting magazines, blogs and other media devoted to subjects surrounding the raising of children is to be believed, helicoptering...
  • Around Town: Newport author's book offers advice on college applications

    Newport Beach author Cynthia Muchnick has published a new book, "Writing Successful College Applications," to help college hopefuls get through the admission process. Muchnick has worked in the education field for 15 years as an educator, an admission...
  • Apodaca: Big Santa is watching you

    When the song "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" was written in 1932, little did Depression-era Americans understand the prescience of the somewhat-creepy warning, "He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake." Today those lyrics seem...
  • Here's my grocery list, Amazon

    Residents of Orange County will soon be able to order their eggs and milk while shopping for electronics or books. Amazon has recently expanded its grocery delivery service, Amazon Fresh, to a few cities in the county, including Huntington Beach,...
  • Aegean sailor's relatives sue GPS maker

    Aegean sailor's relatives sue GPS maker
    Family members of one of four men killed during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race two years ago have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the boat's GPS manufacturer and distributor. Loren Mavromati, the widow of Theo Mavromatis (their...
  • Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

    Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com
    Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course in a decidedly more low-tech device. "Want to try?" he said, handing a ukulele to a reporter whose musical...
  • CdM principal: No discipline for students after alleged cheating scandal

    Corona del Mar High School's principal notified parents Friday that the recent issue of academic integrity that involved a student buying test banks online and sharing them with classmates has been resolved. Principal Tim Bryan said no disciplinary...
  • My Pet World: Be honest with kids about pet's death

    Question: How do I tell my kids (ages 7 and 5) that our dog, Bella, is dying? I'm told she has a week to three weeks to live. — S.C., Charleston, S.C. Answer: "The first and most important rule is to be honest," says Stephanie LaFarge, senior...
  • Council hears compensation study

    The Newport Beach City Council dug into executive compensation with two agenda items at its meeting Tuesday night — one that recommended methods for setting salary ranges for future management-level hires and another that gave raises to two top...
  • Getting published is only half the battle

    Dear sir or madam, will you read my book? It took me years to write. Will you take a look? So begins the Beatles' "Paperback Writer," a song whose lyrics take the form of a query letter by a fledgling author to a publisher. The subsequent verses nail...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Get a little something at Sunday flea market

    Gods and Heros will hold its second Petite Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at its store at 2991 Randolph Ave., Costa Mesa. Merchandise will include vintage and antique furniture, collectibles, clothing, artwork, vinyl and more. Admission is free;...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Enjoy 'Messiah' whether you sing or listen

    Freebie of the Week: Join the public in singing — or listening to — the free seventh annual sing-along of Handel's "Messiah" at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the stately East Room of the Richard M. Nixon Library and Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda...