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  • Carnett: A pure voice stolen by Parkinson's

    My heart goes out to one of my all-time favorite singers, Linda Ronstadt. I'm a bigger fan of hers today than ever. A superstar pop artist of the 1970s, her smash hits include "You're No Good" and "When Will I Be Loved." She later segued into such...
  • Commentary: Inspired to run — but later

    The nasty alarm screamed 5:30 a.m. "I'm not getting up tomorrow," I growled. I pulled on workout clothes, met Ken, my Tuesday-Wednesday running partner, and before I could change my mind, told him, "I'm sleeping in Wednesday." "You deserve it; you just...
  • It's A Gray Area: Missing Devon

    It's A Gray Area: Missing Devon
    My wife never had a dog before she bought one as a companion for her then-6-year-old son, Morgan. After some investigation, she got a white golden retriever, and they named her Devonshire Cream, or Devon, for short. The problem was, as I got to know...
  • Faulkner: Soccer teams finding a will away

    Faulkner: Soccer teams finding a will away
    The fall semester is only a few weeks old, but already soccer players at local universities have experienced one of the great joys of collegiate life: an eventful road trip. The men's and women's teams at both UC Irvine and Vanguard came away with...
  • O.C. GOP boss defends role in 60th anniversary party

    The chairman of the Republican Party of Orange County told the O.C. Fair Board on Wednesday that his event management firm has "nothing to hide" when it comes to its contract with Costa Mesa's 60th anniversary party. Scott Baugh said he was responding...
  • Apodaca: Respect, kindness will do more than banning word 'fat'

    A lot of nonsense gets spewed around the blogosphere and on TV "news" shows, where talking heads have lots of air space to fill with mindless blather. Controversies are manufactured and outrage is overplayed to manipulate audiences. That makes it easy...
  • On Theater: A new classic, or five, in the making?

    Theatergoers who wonder where the next wave of new plays and playwrights might be coming from could find at least a partial answer Saturday at the Newport Theatre Arts Center. There, beginning at 2:30 p.m., five new one-act plays will be presented in...
  • CdM completes project at ENC

    CdM completes project at ENC
    NEWPORT BEACH — For the past two seasons, the Corona del Mar High football team has known the correct path to win a CIF Southern Section championship. This week, the Sea Kings were acquainted with different types of paths at the Environmental...
  • The Amanda Workout

    CrossFit was founded by Greg Glassman after he trained Santa Cruz Police Department officers. The first CrossFit gym opened in Santa Cruz in the 1990s. The only machines in CrossFit gyms are for rowing. The exercises focus on functional movements, or...
  • Fitness: Locals join in on spin revolution

    Fitness: Locals join in on spin revolution
    Marisa Wayne has a tone of pride when she tells the story about how her father broke into show business and became a movie star and an American icon. It makes sense for her to be proud. Her father is John Wayne. "He played football for USC," said...
  • Commentary: Running against the clock, in more ways than one

    There it is. Chapter 5 of Owen Barder's "Running for Fitness" describes age-related declines in muscle mass, lung elasticity and stride length and a loss of 9% to 10% aerobic capacity per decade. All this points to slowing down as we age. So when I...
  • Virgen's View: Good times at GRIT grand opening

    Virgen's View: Good times at GRIT grand opening
    The grand opening for GRIT Cycle turned into a lively party in Costa Mesa Thursday night. I was one of at least 200 who showed up and I was glad I went. There were so many familiar friendly faces. It was really great to see former athletes like...