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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Spirit Holiday Party at South Coast...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: Take Getty leader's word on arts' importance

    In an article headlined "Why arts and humanities matter" (Los Angeles Times, June 20) James Cuno, chief executive and president of the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles, states that without citizens who can read, write and analyze, society falters and...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Are libraries important? Ask Yorba Linda

    I have talked a lot about our Costa Mesa libraries and their history and tried to get more people involved in the quest for larger facilities that allow for expanded services for our residents. So now, I am trying another tack. As you read this,...
  • JoyJars help ease pain

    JoyJars help ease pain
    Erik Rees told a room of eighth-graders at Our Lady Queen of Angels School in Newport Beach that his daughter, Jessie, would be their age right now. She was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor on March 3, 2011, and given 12 to 18 months to live,...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Reading offers ticket to the middle class

    "Libraries are not a destination, they are the transportation. The Grand Central Station of every great city and town." This was a comment by a reader in praise of a Forbes Magazine article, "Why Public Libraries Matter: And How They Can Do More"...