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  • Friends of the Libraries: Suggestions for your shopping pleasure

    If you are looking for Christmas gifts that are something special, why not check the Collectible Books listed on the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries web page? "Wild Life in the Far West, or A Detective's Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians and Outlaws of Montana," by C. H. Simpson, published in 1896, should please someone on your list. An even earlier book, "Captain Horace," by Sophie May and dated 1864, should please another.
  • Girls' Water Polo: CdM's strong finish leads to Battle of the Bay triumph

    Girls' Water Polo: CdM's strong finish leads to Battle of the Bay triumph
    CORONA DEL MAR — Appropriately enough for a game four days before Christmas, the past, present and future of Corona del Mar High girls' water polo all came together Friday. These weren't ghosts like in Charles Dickens' novel. There was no Tiny...

    Friends of the Libraries: Remembering those who helped out

    Probably not too many people notice the plaque just to the left, inside the door of the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan library. It reads: "This Orange County Branch Library is dedicated to the memory of Judge Donald Dungan, an avid reader and a dedicated...

    On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'

    On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'
    After watching South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" usher in the holiday season for the past 32 years, it was singularly gratifying to see my (almost) 6-year-old granddaughter enraptured by her first visit to the local tradition. Little Riley...

    Friends of the Libraries: A buck a bag of books

    A two-day book sale is coming up this weekend at the Costa Mesa/Donald Dungan Library. On Saturday, the sale begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Most books will be $1 or less. On Sunday, the sale goes from noon to 3 p.m. and — what many people...