RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Superman (fictional character)

A collection of news and information related to Superman (fictional character) published by this site and its partners.

Top Superman (fictional character) Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • Steinberg: Athletes must be role models

    Sports sections today read like the business section of the newspaper, or even worse the crime beat section. Since I have spent almost 40 years advocating the concept of athletes serving as role models and triggering imitative behavior, it is...
  • Mailbag: Don't leave elections up to Madison Avenue

    In his initial years as president, Barack Obama was quick to blame all of our failures on George Bush. But after three years in office, he takes none of the credit/blame for our financial woes, high unemployment, low wages and our involvement —...
  • Check It Out: Comic books can be fun, educational

    Comics are making a big comeback — just look at the comic-character centered movies that have come out recently. Not to be left out, libraries around the country, including the Newport Beach Public Library, are jumping in at the opportunity to...
  • Bookmark: A new kind of superhero book for kids

    Repeat after me: Sklurp. Skreeech. Ska-runch. There. Feels good, doesn't it? Some words are just plain fun to say. And those are the words, according to Michael Chabon, that belong in any honorable, self-respecting bedtime story for children, the kind...
  • Dwight Howard could be newest Newport Coast resident

    Dwight Howard could be newest Newport Coast resident
    OC Weekly is reporting that new Los Angeles Laker Dwight Howard may be purchasing a $20 million estate in Newport Coast.  According to Michael Franco of Newport Coast Real Estate, the purchase is just a rumor, but he described the property in OC Weekly's...
  • A record-setting flight

    A record-setting flight
    When Newport Beach native Dave Purcell heard that Jetlev Southwest President Dean O'Malley was about to fly Saturday from Newport to Catalina Island on a jetpack, he wasn't about to miss it. His friend — Christine Heck, 60, who was at the M...
  • Classically Trained: A patriotic tribute to John Williams and the Eagles

    When I was about 8, I made what I thought was the greatest of musical discoveries. As one of San Diego's youngest self-taught orchestral music lovers — unlike many of the classically trained, I don't come from a musically inclined family —...
  • Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week
    In the "Superman" movies and television series, Clark Kent always knows when to transform into a superhero to protect Lois Lane. Our suave nine-month-old Orange tabby kitten named Clark shows his affection and gives a loud purr to everyone here at...
  • Reel Critics: Been there, killed that 'Giant'

    Reel Critics: Been there, killed that 'Giant'
    Director Bryan Singer made his mark in Hollywood in 1995 with the offbeat crime drama "The Usual Suspects." That success earned him the director's chair for big-time action flicks like "X-Men" and "Superman Returns." He now enters the world of ancient...
  • They rock and roll all night and doctor every day

    They rock and roll all night and doctor every day
    NEWPORT BEACH — Jeffrey Haupt is a little like Clark Kent, except instead of swapping a reporter's notebook for Superman's cape, the doctor hangs up his stethoscope for an electric guitar and microphone. "It's a lot like living a double life,"...
  • Reel Critics: Documentary gives school system an 'F'

    Reel Critics: Documentary gives school system an 'F'
      Every American child deserves a decent public school education. A good education is the foundation and future of this country. In the thoughtful, compassionate documentary "Waiting for 'Superman,'" we learn that the U.S. spends twice as much money...
  • College Baseball: Brock gets call for Anteaters

    LOS ANGLES — There was talk among UC Irvine players and coaches that the sore rib muscles that sidelined UCI senior All-American Danny Bibona for a month leading into the NCAA Los Angeles Regional was a blessing in disguise. And while Bibona's...