Social Observer Analyzes Current Trends

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4 write stuff dombrink frontLocal author and UC Irvine professor John Dombrink discusses “The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era,” at Laguna Beach Books Friday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m.

Drawing on demographic research, political polls, contemporary media, and internet commentary, Dombrink writes that the conservative backlash seen during Obama’s presidency is indicative not of a rising social conservative force in society, but of a waning one.

Indy columnist Susan McNeal Velasquez, author of “Beyond Intellect,” also visits with Laguna Beach Books guests at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8.

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Date Book Author Shares Her Secrets

The author of “The Spinster’s Guide to Dating,” retired Top of the World teacher Mary Minerman, is a guest this week on radio show “The Importance of Being,” show.

Host Ernest Hackmon will be discussing her new book on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 8 a.m. on FM radio station KX 93.5.


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