It's hard to be a Laguna Beach trolley in the summer.
My wife, Hedy, has been caught up in a belated spring-cleaning frenzy for the past few days.
UC Irvine professor Greg J. Duncan has devoted his career to answering some of the most critical questions facing our society today:
Here's a fun thing you can do with your writing: Take any two simple, clear sentences and use a semicolon to mush them into one. For example, imagine you have a paragraph with just two sentences.
Q: Grace says I'm forgiven for my sins because of the perfect and finished work of Christ. I believe this. I am saved not because of my own goodness or efforts, but in spite of myself, based entirely on the goodness and mercy of God. Also, according to my faith, grace should provide freedom...
Sally showed up at our weekly hike holding her index finger in the air. Look at this, she said.
In case you didn't know, artists don't like drywall.
I'm a reader who likes a story with a good ending, an epilogue and then to top it all off, an interview with the author.
While on the East Coast this summer my wife, Hedy, and I picked up a hitchhiker.
If you caught the recent news that a smaller share of California residents were accepted as UC undergraduates this year, while the number of foreign and out-of-state admissions continued to rise, you likely were dismayed, even angry.
Which is right: preventive or preventative?
Q: My sister-in-law recently visited a psychic. I lost my daughter three years ago, at age 43. I lost my son when he was 3 days old, over 46 years ago. The psychic said my daughter and son were together in heaven, which made me very happy. My question is: Can a person grow older...
Most people go on vacation to unwind, unplug and recharge, but in today's online service economy, where companies like Airbnb, VRBO and a host of others compete for pillow space, one thing is certain: You may need a vacation before the vacation.
One of the latest charitable causes for the Assistance League of Laguna Beach is Ranger, a police dog acquired by Laguna's department in October.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. — Russell Baker
Q: Just yesterday, my daughter's friend gave birth to a baby who died immediately. The parents knew about a genetic problem and were medically prepared for this event, but no one is ever prepared emotionally. Other than generic words of comfort, is there a good way to pay respect to little...
Have you ever experienced a euphoric, transcendental moment?
I have to stop everything and tell about the phone conversation I had two weeks ago with my little sister, Eleanor. She is "little" in a few ways — 10 years my junior and not even 5 feet tall and 88 pounds. She tells people, "Carrie and I look alike, but Carrie's 2 inches bigger everywhere."
If you want to help another person — say, your employee — with his writing, there are several approaches you could take.
No one noticed the sirens at first.