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  • Steinberg: Selig deserves gratitude as he leaves

    Bud Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, announced he is retiring from that position at the end of the 2014 season. Selig found his early years filled with controversy and was held as a villain with players and the public.
  • Reel Critics: Racial themes dominated year's best films

    Reel Critics: Racial themes dominated year's best films
    Last year closed with several strong candidates for Best Picture. It's hard to narrow them down to a 10-best list, but these are my picks without ranking them in order. This was a hallmark year with three major films focused on the African American...

    Reel Critics: A wild ride with 'Guardians'

    Imagine revisiting the classic intergalactic bar scene from "Star Wars." Bizarre humanoids from many planets share their mutual suspicion of each other while sipping strange drinks. Now throw a flash-bang grenade into the bar. The chaos that follows could...

    Brennan top area draftee

    Improvement was the theme for most of the locals chosen on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. Orange Coast College freshman pitcher Brandon Brennan became the first area player taken, when the Chicago White...

    Wong breaking barriers

    Like Jackie Robinson for African-Americans and Billie Jean King for women, professional race car driver Brian Wong is trying to become a breakthrough figure for Asians, both in the United States and worldwide. The Newport Beach native, a driver in...