If and when all the lush green golf courses in the land dry up and blow up away during California’s eons-long drought, I won't shed more than a tear. I don’t play the game. I have better ways of walking slowly and wasting time — [..]
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. This column first appeared April 16, 2010.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Tom Basinski. Today’s column first appeared April 2, 2010.
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 [..]
My husband recently installed a flag rack on the back of his Harley-Davidson to fly an American flag. It snaps in the wind as he rides, proclaiming that this biker is a proud American. It matches the flag patches he has affixed to his leather vests a [..]
"Ií, uvi, oni, komí, o’òn, iñu, uxa, ona, iín, uxi ... what comes next?" I shrug and laugh and wait to be taught again. Never mind that I have been taught already at least 100 times. My teachers are alway [..]