You've seen them, the "Images of America" series books from Arcadia Publishing, a terrific outfit whose sepia-toned book covers and the jam-packed photos inside pick up the slack where big-time houses often fall down as regards local history. I own a half-dozen of these, including books on Silv ... More >>
FloresAfter God knows how many years, sportswriters have finally elected pitcher Bert Blyleven to the baseball Hall of Fame. Most of the newspapers are reporting that Blyleven is an Orange County native, a graduate of Santiago High School in Garden Grove, but none have yet reported on the other O ... More >>
Gustavo's note: Today, LA Times sports reporter Mike Penner announced he was undergoing a sex-change operation and returning in a couple of weeks as a woman. Here is Weekly theater critic Joel Beers' take on it...
Nearly 20 years ago, when I was a fledgling professional journalist at my first paid ... More >>