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  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY 'Extreme Makeover' ABC's two-hour season premiere of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," which features children from local nonprofit Boys Hope Girls Hope, will be screened at 6 p.m. at Lido Theatre in Newport Beach. Cost is $10. Love And...
  • Mesa Musings: Last 40 years are the best

    Thursday is Veterans Day. I celebrated it early by watching one of my all-time favorite films the other night. William Wyler's 1946 classic, "The Best Years of Our Lives," which won seven Academy Awards, features an all-star cast, including Myrna Loy,...
  • The Bell Curve: Calmer moments in World War II

    I was surfing through cable TV stations Wednesday, looking for a path to write about Veterans Day. I stumbled on "Hoosiers," a film based on the true story of five boys from the tiny Indiana farming community of Milan, who worked, played and bonded...
  • O.C. Bargainista: How to prepare for warehouse sales

    This is the time of year when all varieties of manufacturers begin opening their doors for public warehouse and sample sales, so get that gift list ready and start making your shopping plans. First, a few tips We'll focus on sales in Orange County in...
  • A run for their sacrifices

    A run for their sacrifices
    COSTA MESA — The city's young and old, and generations in between, took time Thursday to honor the men and women who have served in the American armed forces. On one side of town, the Orange Coast College Student Veterans Group staged its first...
  • Commentary: We must invest in engineering, defense

    America avoided one catastrophe this summer when Congress raised the debt ceiling and averted the first default in U.S. history. But another calamity is waiting in the wings. The failure of the budget "supercommittee" puts in motion a trillion dollars...
  • Apodaca: A Bruins fan in Newport is something of a Trojan horse

    We've been lying low at my house, nursing our bitterness, and indulging in theatrical self-torment as we try to assuage our battered egos. We are UCLA fans. It's not easy being one these days, not since last weekend's shellacking of the Bruin...
  • CdM students entertain at veterans hospital

    CdM students entertain at veterans hospital
    LONG BEACH — For veterans and Corona del Mar students alike, the excitement was palpable. Middle and high school students have been putting on shows, singing carols and distributing food and presents during the holiday season for 33 years,...
  • A long, dangerous road home

    When Ed Thornell met a pair of fellow travelers in Nebraska, they seemed like decent people. Their promise to pay for gas and small expenses overrode any suspicions the cash-strapped driver had during his trip back to Orange County after visiting his...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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...