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Month: February 2017

Lansner: O.C. workers crave great workplaces more than cash

What makes a great Orange County workplace? Part of the Orange County Register’s annual Top Workplaces contest is a survey of those people who toil for arguably the best bosses around. Pollsters for the contest’s manager, Workplace Dynamics, each year ask employees to grade their employers on 23 key characteristics of any great place to […]

Cheapo Travel: Guesthouses offer a sense of community

I find one of the most enduring delights of travel is the chance to meet new people, and experience even familiar places in a way that’s new and different. Sometimes, this means eschewing traditional hotels in favor of guesthouses, where you have a chance to interact with the hosts or other guests in a way […]

Fresh off the inauguration teen singer Jackie Evancho comes to SoCal

When Jackie Evancho received the invitation to sing the National Anthem at the inauguration of Donald Trump the 16-year-old singer didn’t think twice before accepting. “When I heard that there was even a possibility of me performing, as I’ve said before, it’s an honor for me to perform for my country,” Evancho said one day […]

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is a new voice for Vietnamese here

Viet Thanh Nguyen is on the kind of roll any author might envy. “The Sympathizer,” his 2015 debut novel, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Last year his nonfiction work, “Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War,” was a finalist for the National Book Award. Now comes a short story collection titled “The […]

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’

There is no doubt a musical is going to be interesting when its opening number, titled “Prologue: A Warning to the Audience,” literally advises its audience that they are about to see something so ghastly, they may want to bail. However, aside from the so-called warning, the multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to […]

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