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  • Editorial: Eating together can keep kids off drugs

    Parents, we get it. You're busy. You work. You commute. The kids are in school. They're in sports and activities. But you need to make time to eat dinner together. This most traditional of activities, according to dependency experts, can help stave off...
  • Laffy Laffalot brings smiles for miles

    Laffy Laffalot brings smiles for miles
    When he's not working as a paramedic for the Orange County Fire Authority, Steve Islava invents devices that prevent physical and emotional injuries. Twenty-five years ago, after delivering a Spanish speaker's baby, he created a handbook of crucial...
  • CdM woman's fitness plan now lines Target shelves

    It's a rarity in the saturated market of fitness books and nutrition guides: the deliberate absence of the word "calorie." "I don't believe that calorie counting is healthy for your mental state of mind," said Corona del Mar entrepreneur and physical...
  • Bits of Hope

     Bits of Hope
    Sometimes a trip is more than just a great escape. That's what happened to Kallie Dovel when she first traveled to Uganda in summer 2007. It was there that she saw what women were going through: little to no education, lack of health care, extreme...
  • Police: Woman said she was proving physical fitness in stabbing

    A Costa Mesa woman told police that she stabbed another woman at a motel to prove her physical fitness, police said Monday. Christina Harrington-Edenschnick, 35 of Costa Mesa, was drinking with a 31-year-old woman at the Motor Inn, 2277 Harbor Blvd.,...
  • My Pet World: Giving female dog a male name is no big deal

    Question: On a walk with our dog, Payton (a male shepherd/collie mix), we met two girls with a female miniature schnauzer named Butch. I realize dogs don't know a male name from a female name, but people laugh at this dog all the time. This is wrong, and...
  • Great Park welcomes antiques market

    Great Park welcomes antiques market
    Antiques and collectibles will be featured alongside farm-fresh produce beginning Sunday with the arrival of the Groves Antique Market at the Orange County Great Park Farmers Market. The popular antiques and knick-knack market, which used to take place...
  • Apodaca: Dusty continues on his path of purpose

    Last June, I wrote about my neighbor Dusty Brandom, an extraordinary young man who suffers from a debilitating degenerative disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy ("Dusty's road has been winding, rewarding," June 18). At the time, Dusty was about...
  • Mailbag: Good Samaritans were at beach that day

    About 1 p.m. Oct. 27, I took my 9-year-old daughter to Blackies by Newport Pier. I had surfed that morning and it was fun, so I wanted her to get a chance to surf before the tide drained out too far. The waves were small, and I had already been out, so I...
  • The Crowd: Doris Roberts fronts Newport fundraiser for Alzheimer's Assn. [Corrected]

    The Orange County chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. held its fifth annual "Visionary Women" luncheon at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: In the Nov. 5 column "The Crowd: Doris Roberts fronts Newport Fundraiser...
  • On Faith: Studying the mind shows our true nature

    "Now listen carefully, because I am only going to tell you this 10 times!" So goes the joke about how difficult it can be to get someone's undivided attention. It is common for people to multitask with emailing or texting, talk on the phone using...
  • My Pet World: Author distressed about dog training

    Author Jennifer Arnold couldn't say it all in her first book, "Through a Dog's Eyes," so she wrote a second book, "In a Dog's Heart" (Spiegel and Grau, New York, NY, 2011; $25). In the new book, she focuses a lot on the connection we can develop with...