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  • Letters From The Editor: Staying awake through all that jazz

    My wife and I are trying to raise our daughter to appreciate the arts — not in a nose-in-the-air way, but in a manner that recognizes the importance of helping her develop both sides of the brain.
  • Corona del Mar Today: Hundreds remember ukulele player Bill Tapia at OASIS memorial party

    About 250 people gathered at the OASIS Senior Center last week to remember famed ukulele player Bill Tapia in a celebration of his life that had originally been planned as his 104th birthday party. "This is his kind of party," said John McDonald of San...

    Corona del Mar Today: Coda for OASIS center ukulele player

    Ukulele player Bill Tapia, who was a regular participant in the OASIS Senior Center's ukulele club, died Friday in his Westminster home. He was 103 and died peacefully in his sleep, his website states. "With a career that spanned over 90 years, he was...

    Singing for the Stars

    As I walk onstage, lights shine in my eyes, blacking out my view of the audience listening intently. Billy Crystal recites words flashing across flat screens that are cleverly hidden behind the audience. Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Owen...

    Briefs: Coco opens with win

    Newport Beach resident CoCo Vandeweghe won her first-round match at tennis' U.S. Open on Tuesday, defeating Alberta Brianti of Italy, 7-5, 6-3, in Flushing Meadows, New York. It was the first win for Vandeweghe, 19, in the singles main draw of a Grand...