February 17, 1999
James Blaylock, a two-time winner of the World Fantasy Award, will lecture at the John Fowles Literary Festival at 8 p.m. Thursday at Chapman University, 333 N. Glassell St., Orange. Admission to the lecture, in Room 209 of the Argyros Forum, is $5. For information, call (714) 997-6586. * Poets Jana, Lee Mallory, Rita Mitzner, Tom Rush, Gary Tomlinson and Bart Yoder will read at 8 tonight at the Ugly Mug Caffe, 261 N. Glassell St., Orange.
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April 9, 2000 |
The Great Wall of China, which stretches over 1,400 miles from the Yellow Sea to the Gobi Desert, was built more than 2,000 years ago and is the only manufactured structure visible from the surface of the moon. But China's great symbol of its people's spirit and determination to control their own destiny has been around only two-fifths of the country's long history. In his new book, Y.N.
January 13, 1999 |
"Sixty Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin are among the headliners of the upcoming second annual Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series at the Newport Beach Central Library. The four-part Friday evening series begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 with David Levy, co-discoverer of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet and 20 other comets.
November 22, 1994 |
If you think that making Thanksgiving dinner is a major undertaking, consider the task at Knott's Berry Farm. "The Farm" expects to serve 10,000 turkey dinners Thursday, as well as a few hundred of its famous chicken dinners. That means instead of having to worry about one turkey in the oven like at most homes, Knott's has to fret over more than 500. After Mother's Day, Thanksgiving is the second most popular "eating" day of the year at Knott's.
April 14, 1999 |
Rueben Martinez's Latino bookstore in Santa Ana has moved to a new downtown location--and actor Edward James Olmos will be on hand for the grand opening Saturday. Olmos, who is on a national publicity tour for "Americanos: Latino Life in the United States," a book of portraits, essays and commentary that he helped create, will sign between 1 and 4 p.m. at the newly renamed Libreria Martinez Books and Art Gallery, now at 1110 N. Main St. Santa Ana Mayor Miguel A. Pulido Jr.
December 26, 1993 |
Robert Weygand Jr. hates buzzwords. But the chief executive officer of Hydrabath Inc. embraced one of the year's hottest business buzzwords--re-engineering--when he saw what it could do for his small Santa Ana manufacturing company.