Life + Arts

The Go-Go's head to OC Fair with a new beat and big plans

The Go-Go's head to OC Fair with a new beat and big plans

Top secret: The Go-Go's drummer, Gina Schock, has never taken a music lesson in her life.

Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course...

Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark.

Irvine Barclay president recalls seasons of success

In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline...

Friends of the Libraries: Get your education at the library

A better-educated society tends to be more comfortable financially. So it was no surprise to see the report on voter turnout in last Sunday'...

 'Bachelor' hopefuls audition

'Bachelor' hopefuls audition

More than 300 hopefuls descended on the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel in Costa Mesa on Sunday to audition for the upcoming season of "The...

Check It Out: A full count of baseball books

With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs...

Laguna lures Beach Boys to KX 93.5 Festival of Music

In their 1962 breakthrough hit "Surfin' Safari," the Beach Boys sang about "anglin' in Laguna."

Fare is heavy but gluten-free

Fare is heavy but gluten-free

Dominic "The Midway Gourmet" Palmieri is known as the calorically evil mastermind responsible for weight gain at the OC Fair.

R.E.M. responds to an SOS

R.E.M. responds to an SOS

Bob Hawkins was strumming his guitar in front of a live audience at the Cliffs in Laguna Beach, celebrating Cinco de Mayo, when his heart...

'The Bachelor' audition is Sunday at Westin hotel

The Westin South Coast Plaza hotel in Costa Mesa is hosting an open audition Sunday for the next season of "The Bachelor."

OC Fair from the fruit's perspective

OC Fair from the fruit's perspective

For all the many temptations that the OC Fair offers, Lynsee DiMiceli sometimes enjoys nothing there more than air conditioning, a water...

Dragonslayers take up swords in the name of art

Dragonslayers take up swords in the name of art

When he was growing up, Robert Berry had a fondness for medieval times. The Southern California native whiled away his spare hours drawing...

Reel Critics: 'Apes' gets boost from technology

"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" in 2011 gave the old franchise a much-needed upgrade and a major shot of adrenaline. The motion-capture...

Art museum in talks to sell site

The Orange County Museum of Art, which has long planned to relocate from its Newport Beach home to a spot near the Segerstrom Center for the...

City Lights: Peter Noone is into something good

City Lights: Peter Noone is into something good

"It's not easy being a Herman."

Film Reviews

Reel Critics: '22 Jump Street' mostly by the numbers

Reel Critics: '22 Jump Street' mostly by the numbers

The sequel comedy "22 Jump Street" is as rude, crude and ridiculous as the rowdy original. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum revise their...

Reel Critics: A wild 'West' from MacFarlane

Reel Critics: A wild 'West' from MacFarlane

"A Million Ways to Die in the West" is a mixed bag of rapid-fire jokes that obliterate the boundaries of good taste at every level. Seth...

Pet Of The Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Windy has the most popular breed look with her Bengal cat marble-patterned markings, but shelter workers have not found the right match...

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

With summer here, it is fitting to feature a dog whose nature is synonymous with playfulness.

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Dining Reviews

The Gossiping Gourmet: Ivory speaks to new motif, management and menu

The Gossiping Gourmet: Ivory speaks to new motif, management and menu

The former home of Mark's Restaurant, in the strip mall across from the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, has...

Society

The Crowd: Gala dips into California history

The Crowd: Gala dips into California history

Orange County has become the center of the world of charitable galas.