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  • On Faith: Discover self to identify areas for change

    A century ago, the Times of London invited writers to answer the question, "What's wrong with the world?" Essayist Gilbert Chesterton's answer was the shortest of those submitted. He simply wrote: "Dear Sirs: I am." In those two words, Chesterton marked...
  • Sounding Off: More than 300 job applications and counting

    Editor's note: This is the first of two parts. The latest description of the employment challenged is the term "in transition." According to the Advanced English Dictionary, "transition" means, "A change from one place or state or subject or stage to...
  • Mailbag: 'Irvine 11' denied others' free-speech rights

    Let's see if I've got this right: 50 or so activists marched outside the O.C. district attorney's office last week to protest a reported grand jury investigation of the "Irvine 11" over their having interrupted a speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael...
  • Check It Out: Resolving to be healthier, more fit this year

    Happy New Year from the Newport Beach Public Library! The beginning of each year brings the opportunity for renewal and a commitment to bettering yourself. People often make resolutions to improve themselves in many avenues of life, either physically,...
  • The Kidd is all right

    CORONA DEL MAR — For octogenarian Judy Kidd, working at a family-owned health club keeps her feeling as young as she did in her 50s. Once a well-known figure in the community theater scene, the 82-year-old grandmother has worked for 20 years at...
  • UC president Yudof: Speech is protected

    UC president Yudof: Speech is protected
    Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Hussam Ayloush's name. NEWPORT BEACH — University of California President Mark Yudof spoke before an estimated 350 people at Temple Bat Yahm on Thursday night, telling the predominantly Jewish crowd...
  • Lobdell: How about some Triangle offense?

    I've always rooted for Triangle Square in Costa Mesa, which over the years has been similar to rooting for the Los Angeles Clippers. So much potential, so little to show for it. Since it opened in 1992 as the centerpiece of the city's downtown...
  • Upscale 24 Hour Fitness approved for Triangle Square

    COSTA MESA — The Planning Commission on Monday unanimously approved plans to build an upscale gym at Triangle Square, a step that the shopping center's new owners hope will get the once-thriving center back in shape. But the approval wasn't...
  • Mother's worst nightmare turns to hope

    Mother's worst nightmare turns to hope
    Five years ago this month, my second son, Tristan, started to complain that his vision had gotten blurry. I also had noticed he was gulping down everything in sight, and he seemed to be urinating constantly. The day before Thanksgiving, I took Tristan,...
  • Mailbag: Triangle Square has a parking problem

    My neighbors and I used to be fans of Triangle Square in its heyday ("William Lobdell: How about some Triangle offense?" Nov. 11). We could go grocery shopping, eat dinner, catch a movie and hit the bookstore afterward. If we were really serious about...
  • Girls you can look up to

    Some strive their whole lives to be deemed a "role model," but for two local girls, the job comes easily. The teen magazine "Discovery Girls" recently recognized Gabi Goffman, 12, of Corona del Mar, and Kristina Lai, 10, of Irvine, for their ability...
  • My Pet World: Ways to deal with a timid stray kitten and company

    Question: My daughter planned to take in a stray kitten, but her two cats weren't friendly. She ended up giving the kitten to me. At first, he spent most of his time under the bed but now he's very loving toward me. If I sit down, he's in my lap. However,...