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Dorothy’s Place: Downsizing

By Dorothy Denne With political campaigns heating up, there is much talk about the economy; jobs being lost as with the Albertsons' shut-downs, jobs being gained with new growth and seasonal hirings. It has reminded me of a column I wrote and first put to...

So Spry in the Minds Eye

By Bill Dunn I made the mistake of looking at a few old family photo albums the other day. If you ever have an overwhelming need to feel older in a hurry nothing will do it quicker. Well maybe with the exception of stumbling...

Mean Streets in Monkeytown

By Bill Dunn I don't know for sure, but it seems like the world is getting meaner. I sometimes feel as though every time I step out of my door that peril lies just outside. Maybe it's just me being paranoid, but as Kurt Cobain...

Someone Stole Dr. Phil’s Car, OMG, Stop the Presses

By Terry Miller -Courtesy Photo Not every stolen car gets this kind of treatment for a theft, in fact very few. However, when Dr. Phil speaks, people listen, at least some do. Former Queen of daytime television, Oprah Winfrey’s protige, Dr. Phil McGraw apparently had his...

Ann Meyers Drysdale Has the Credentials of a Winner

By Harry Sneider Olympian, Superstars Winner, General Manager in the WNBA Harry Sneider with Ann Meyers Drysdale, a winner. -Photo by Sarah Sneider Miss Bodybuilding World Lynn Conkwright gave us a call to help her train for the ABC Superstars in 1982. This tiny lady was only...

World’s Strongest Man Paul Anderson

By Herry Sneider His achievements have never been duplicated in the last 56 years. Olympic Champion Paul Anderson push pressing 585 lbs in 1956. -Courtesy Photo The London Olympics are now history. There are many valuable lessons one can learn from these wonderful Olympics. The...

Ask Dr. Sarkar MD

Question 3: There are so many diets out there, I am confused. What should I be eating to lose weight? A.S., Monrovia, CA Answer: It is true that there are so many diets out there, that it is confusing for the consumer. What all diets have in...

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius Becomes a Winner in Overcoming Adversity in the London 2012 Olympics

By Harry Sneider Oscar Pistorius inspires the world with his courage. -Courtesy Photo Oscar Pistorius is a brave disabled athlete that entered the world with a severe disease and had his legs amputated below his knees. Being a very athletic young boy his mother said to...

Ocean-Front Charm and Baja Cuisine in Newport Beach

-Photo by Greg Aragon It hit me as I leaned back, sipping a cucumber -jalapeno margarita, and watching yachts bob in the water a few feet away. This was no ordinary excursion. The dinner I just had at SOL Cocina was Baja California cuisine...

Lee Brandon Realizes Her Olympic Dream and Heads Off to London to Train 3 Olympians in Swimming

By Harry Sneider Harry and Sarah Sneider are surrounded by Olympians and Lee Brandon the Olympic trainer in the far right corner. -Courtesy Photo It's 1979 at Ambassador College in Pasadena, California. There's a knock on my door. I open the door and...
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