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  • Reporter's Notebook: A domino star is born

    Reporter's Notebook: A domino star is born
    If you know me, it's likely not for my level of dexterity. Rewind to Wednesday, when I was tasked with stacking dominoes and Jenga tiles — fast. The white 80-by-120-foot Fun Zone tent, which houses an assortment of games and a stage, was a...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Legos at the library? Why, sure

    I read recently that surveys of the Los Angeles-Orange County region show that almost a quarter of our adult population lacks a high school diploma. While Orange County itself probably has a higher average of high school graduates, this means that there...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Check it out — the Dungan is back

    Hurray! I have been telling you it was going to happen, and now it is. The Costa Mesa/Donald Dungan Library will open again at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The reopening celebration will continue until 2 p.m., with refreshments and music at 10 a.m., a program...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Old-fashioned skills still in need

    I recently read a research report, "How College Graduates Solve Information Problems Once They Join the Workplace," by Alison J. Head, . PhD. Dated Oct. 16, 2012, it suggests there is a distinct difference "between today's graduates who demonstrated how...
  • South Coast Plaza to host homeless kids

    South Coast Plaza plans to host a holiday party for about 500 homeless children Dec. 6 — after the shopping center closes for the day. The "Sharing the Spirit" event is being organized by two Orange County nonprofits that work with disadvantaged...
  • Carnett: Presenting her case to Santa

    I sat with my 7-year-old granddaughter, Eva, the other day as she wrote her 2013 Christmas letter to Santa. Eva was staying home from school after having had an early morning dental appointment. She was lisping more than usual with a mouth full of...
  • Kids in need get their own party

    Kids in need get their own party
    Angelica, 9, skipped to her mom, cheeks sparkling with glitter, lips shining from gloss, and said, "Mom, I got a makeover!" She beamed with her new look and pulled at her mom to explore the rest of what the Sharing the Holiday Spirit Party at South...
  • Snoopy House an inviting tradition

    Snoopy House an inviting tradition
    On a cloudless Friday night in Costa Mesa, the powers that be at City Hall made it snow. The white stuff, sprinkling down onto throngs of gleeful children, was part of a festive evening that marked the opening of the 47th annual Snoopy House. Some 200...
  • Friends of the Library: Help your kids keep reading skills strong over summer

    An article this week in the Los Angeles Times reminded me that children's programs in our libraries help keep their skills sharp, especially during the summer when they are not in school. According to the article ("Keeping pupils' skills sharp," LAT...
  • Friends of the Library: Stock up now for Labor Day reading

    You bookworms out there might want to stock up on reads for the three-day weekend. Our three Costa Mesa libraries will be closed on Monday for the Labor Day holiday. The Mesa Verde Library, 2969 Mesa Verde Drive East, will offer these child-centered...
  • Friends of the Library: Money granted to buy more e-books

    Those of you reading books electronically will be happy to know that the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries has given the Orange County Public Libraries $1,000 to purchase more "best-seller" e-books. Costa Mesa's three libraries are branches of the...
  • Mall guide: South Coast Plaza

    Location: 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, at the San Diego (405) Freeway and Bristol Street. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday Known for: The largest shopping center in California,...