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MASTER GARDENER — The Norfolk Island Pine is a living Christmas tree

The needled branches of Norfolk Island Pine trees (Araucaria heterophylla) look right at home during the holidays. They ...

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VAN WADE — Heartbreak and upsets abound on prep, college scene

Gut wrenching. That was the case for two really great football teams over the long weekend. One team ...

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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — ‘Tis the ICY Donuts Season

The ICY Donuts sign caught my eye and I had to drive in. I love the breakfast eggrolls they ...

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ASK A COP — See what’s legal for traveling with alcohol in your vehicle

Torrey asks: During the holidays, or anytime, I’m hauling alcohol in my vehicle to go to a friend’s ...

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STEPHEN HEMELT — Orange native Sophie Braud following her dreams in professional theater

Sophie Braud was finishing her senior year at Little-Cypress Mauriceville High when her longtime dance teacher, Lorna Badon, ...

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HEALTHY LIVING — Senior drivers, know when to leave driving to others

As we age, there are a lot of changes going on with our bodies that we simply must ...

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KATHIE’S KORNER — Try a “soft answer” and these scriptures for conflict resolution

At this time in our country and our lives, it’s critical to continue in the Peace, God gives ...

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Orange advertisements for home and health in 1908 were truly remarkable

In 1908 in addition to news from the home front and nation, there were articles and advertisements that ...

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MASTER GARDENER — Holiday Cacti tips for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter (Part 3 of 3)

Gardeners, many of you hosted neighbors, friends and family (as did we) during the Thanksgiving holiday. Some family ...

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VAN WADE — Weekend Christmas parades in Orange County can make us all jolly

After being stuffed with ham, turkey, dressing, four-layer desserts and plenty of football watching, especially college, this Thanksgiving ...

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