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But What Did You Order? By Cynthia Jenkins Dear Sugar, My husband and I were out at Brussels Bistro the other night with another couple when my friend’s husband told me I was beautiful. I’m sure he just meant it as a compliment, but now my husband thinks he was hitting on me and...

Guest Column

Good to Glow As the marine layer lingers it’s the perfect time to reselect your arsenal of sunscreens before the sizzlin’ summer sun has a chance to burn your body.   Let’s start with the basics. The definition of SPF is the sun protection factor: the degree to which a...

Weather or Not

An Enviable Forecast   Happy New Year, weather fans! Time to cloud ’em as we see ’em from the coliseum! We’re the only ones in the contiguous 48 that are gettin’ off the hook cold-wise. We’re laughing and basking in sunshine and mid to high seventies...

Get Out of the House

Reading Really Pays Off  There we were, surrounded by supersized butterflies, gorillas and giraffes. The air filled with the sounds of a great waterfall and the screech of monkeys. All while eating a really good cheeseburger. No, we weren’t at the Wild Animal Park or the Zoo. I...

Is it 1973 Again?

Stocks greeted the New Year with a nice rally. January market strength traditionally forecasts an up year for stocks although the misadventures of the past two years have left investors skeptical of tradition. Even though there will be further misadventures, I believe that...

Laguna Observed

Resolutions 2010 Of course you don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I’m certainly not accusing you of such a thing. No sophisticated, grounded, pragmatic or even dreamer person over the age of 12 makes New Year’s resolutions. Preposterous. Nor am I about to...
Posted On 01 Jan 2010