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  • Blame or thank Jimmy Webb for that song

    Blame or thank Jimmy Webb for that song
    To tweak a time-honored line from Charles Dickens, it's the best of songs and the worst of songs. Pop music is full of love-it-or-hate-it milestones, but perhaps no work has inspired more polarized reactions than "MacArthur Park," the seven-minute mini-...
  • Kline students to quiz astronauts in space

    Kline students to quiz astronauts in space
    On Thursday, sixth-grader Brandon True will ask an astronaut orbiting Earth how he moves the International Space Station to dodge space junk. Eighth-grader Sergei Silcock will ask whether he’s made any accidental discoveries about space. And...
  • Space is calling

    Space is calling
    Students at Kline School in Costa Mesa made an especially long-distance call Thursday, first to northern Italy and then bounced by ham radio to the International Space Station. Twenty students had been prepped and handed scripts with their questions as...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher is right — earth is cooling

    Re. "Climate change talk shows ignorance," (Mailbag, Aug. 21): In response to Jamie Dow's piece regarding U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's statement that global warming is a "fraud," let me set the record straight. I've read that temperatures aren't...
  • Mailbag: Fact-check before saying man-made warming is a myth

    Re. "Commentary: Global warming activism appears 'contrived," (Forum, Sept. 13): This opinion piece is so full of errors I don't even know where to start. First, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is not some bloated government panel of...
  • From the Boathouse: Beware hurricane-force conditions on West Coast

    Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane! Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck." Very appropriate, since I am sure...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Buy green air purifying machines

    Imagine walking into a home full of green plants. When you open the door, the area greets you with an unmistakable feeling. The air is alive and clean, full of positive energy. The plants seem to be giving off not only oxygen, but good vibrations. A...
  • Church embraces science with Evolution Sunday

    COSTA MESA — For many, evolution and creationism are incompatible concepts, but that's not how Rev. Sarah Halverson sees them. The pastor at Fairview Community Church in Costa Mesa believes so strongly that science and faith go hand-in-hand that on...
  • A softer way to walk

    A softer way to walk
    Editor's Note: This corrects an earlier version. COSTA MESA — When patients are zipped into the air-tight Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill from the waist-down, it feels like walking on the moon, said Chad Jarrett, co-owner of Jarrett Orthopaedic...
  • Comments & Curiosities: So many wines, so little time at the Balboa Bay Club

    Are you a foodie? I am. Fine wine, great food, I think about them all the time. Cannot be trusted around either of them. It's pathetic. I have no control. My willpower is powerless, every time I get on a digital scale, the little window says, "One at a...
  • Mesa Musings: 2012 could be disastrous or best year yet

    The last float of the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade has exited Colorado Boulevard. 2012 has arrived! What doth the new year bring? A few years back, I looked at 2012 with trepidation. Staring a root canal in the face was infinitely more appealing...
  • Scientist say 'party atmosphere' gives clue to galaxy creation

    A team of astronomers that includes a leading UC Irvine scientist has found a missing link that shows how the universe's most active star-creating galaxies evolve into its largest and quietest ones billions of years later. UCI post-doctoral scholar Julie...