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  • Bookmark: Sherlock Holmes in a skirt

    When Tasha Alexander strolls the streets of Chicago, she doesn't much see Wrigley Field or the Chicago River. She sees St. Paul's Cathedral and the River Thames and Belgrave Square and hansom cabs. Alexander's imagination is perpetually tuned in to...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Parks commissioners to study beach fire pits

    Newport Beach officials will study the safety of beach fire rings and whether they should be banned, nearly two years after the issue was tabled because of a storm of public outcry. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Nancy Gardner asked...
  • Community Commentary: Government's power should be concentrated at county level

    Two important power shifts are taking place in California. Power is shifting up from the cities and down from Sacramento to county government. The first power shift is evidenced by the impending decision by the Santa Ana City Council to disband its...
  • Using movies to increase exposure, knowledge

    You don't have to be a mensch to enjoy a good film, but a willingness to read subtitles may help. The Orange County Jewish Film Festival has announced a lineup of 10 international films to begin screening Jan. 15 to March 28 at Regal Entertainment...
  • Occupy OC plans to move, continue movement

    IRVINE — Occupy Orange County protesters have agreed to end overnight camping at the Irvine Civic Center in January, but the movement will continue in other forms, a lawyer working with the group said. "What is not correct is that it is being...
  • Community Commentary: Superintendent critique done poorly

    While it is 100% legitimate in our democracy for any resident and any columnist to critique how a school district uses public funds, it's not legitimate to do so in a reckless way and to use fallacious arguments. The latest example of such an attack &#...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Christmas Eve Services The Congregational Corona del Mar Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave., Corona del Mar, holds a Children's Christmas Eve Service at 4 p.m., as well as a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. For more information,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Retiring music teacher honored at holiday assembly

    Harbor View Elementary School's longtime music teacher, Linda Messenger, was honored with a standing ovation at the recent holiday program — her last school-wide musical assembly before she retires in June. "Harbor View has always been proud of our...
  • On Theater: A stark, visceral telling of the Holocaust

    On Theater: A stark, visceral telling of the Holocaust
    Like their contemporaries, the Frank family of nearby Amsterdam, the Ten Booms of Haarlem, Holland, who weren't Jewish, were persecuted for providing refuge to Jews duringWorld War II. Another contrast: While Anne Frank's words survived via her famous...
  • Sampras on marquee

    Sampras on marquee
    Pete Sampras seemingly has little in common with Dirk Nowitzki.But at about the time Sampras began carving out a legacy as one of the greatest tennis players of all time in the early 1990s, Nowitzki was winning junior tennis tournaments in his native...
  • Trial to begin in alleged assault, kidnapping

    A suspected white supremacist gang member from Costa Mesa is to appear in court Friday on charges of aggravated assault and kidnapping. Jessie Raffensberger, 32, is accused of assaulting a man who was lured to a hotel, holding him against his will and...
  • The Crowd: Bond brings out the music lovers

    The Pacific Symphony's pops series producers billed the evening, "The Music of Bond. James Bond." Led by celebrated guest conductor Carl Davis, the symphony performed theme songs from the movies based on the thrillers Ian Fleming penned as part of a...