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  • From farm to fine arts

    From farm to fine arts
    Henry Segerstrom rarely makes public appearances. But he made an exception Thursday at South Coast Plaza, clad in a dapper blue pinstriped suit and a matching polka dot tie and seeming a tad bashful at all the attention.
  • Virgen: Hartig comes full circle

    Virgen: Hartig comes full circle
    Wella Hartig, the mother of Aaron and Hayley Peirsol, smiles when she talks about the three spots she'll speak at within six days. The Newport Beach YMCA, Newport Harbor High and Woollett Aquatic Center are meaningful sites to her, a chance for her to...

    The Latest: 'Frost' unfrozen; a laid-back 'Home'

    The Latest: 'Frost' unfrozen; a laid-back 'Home'
    John Frost: A Quiet Mastery Phil Kovinick The Irvine Museum, 239 pages Thank God for archivists. The other week, I read a column in the Orange County Register by Sharon Henry, who sought to find the story behind Helen Stanley, whose name appears...

    From the Boathouse: A few superstitions on the water

    Ahoy! Halloween brought out the ghosts and goblins knocking on my door for a treat. When I see the trick-or-treaters prowling the neighborhood, I like to sit back and think of all the crazy boating and fishing superstitions that sailors have believed...

    Friends of the Libraries: The benefits of good literature

    Though many in this digital age maintain that print is headed toward extinction, a Dec. 15 article in the Los Angeles Times says this may not be so. It seems that a number of online-only publications have begun to reconsider print — at least for...