Call me Crazy. Nestled in a cubicle in the furthest reaches of the Chula Vista Civic Library I tapped keys on my laptop computer and refreshed a webpage. I did it again. And again. And again, and again, and again, and again. I must have done [..]
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Dec. 25, 2009.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Dec. 14, 2012.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Tom Basinski. Today’s column first appeared June 17, 2011.
June means fruit tree overload for many yards and gardens as favorable spring conditions cause trees to produce more than they can handle June drop...
This column's subject is a result of my flat out hero worship for the legendary Ray Bradbury, who died last year. I began reading him at age 12, and was captivated by his skills as a wordsmith. His remarkable authorship of more than 80 books, sto [..]
Parents, welcome back to another school year! On behalf of teachers everywhere, I would like to strike a bargain. You and I may not come to know each other well, but we will certainly know all about each other. I will learn how much you weigh and [..]
The problem with being 42 inches tall is that’s what people notice first. You might miss Stormi’s long silky hair, flawless skin and perfect makeup if you’re only looking at her tiny stature and bent body. If you only see the thi [..]