| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:54 PM
A First World family feud and a lights-out epiphany in Central America resulted in two of this year's most talked-about launches at the 2014 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, held each January in Las Vegas.
| Oct 17, 2011
| 7:00 PM
COSTA MESA — Celebrated shoe designer Brian Atwood's more affordable line was launched Thursday at Saks Fifth Avenue in South Coast Plaza. The event attracted those who love to strut in their heels.
Saks, which is first to carry the line, and...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:12 PM
Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, will have a college fair featuring recruiters from the University of California, Cal State University and other campuses. The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the OCC...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:47 PM
GOP Women's Luncheon
Ann McElhinney, a journalist and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker for "Environmentalism: Enemy of the Poor" at a Newport Harbor Republican Women luncheon. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pacific...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Now that Christmas Eve has become a popular night to dine out, it's easy to find great restaurants open for dinner — but not so much on Christmas Day or evening. But we found four, with different price points, including Royal Khyber, which is one of...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:12 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — It's been a busy couple of years for Fashion Island, which added 40 new stores and restaurants as part of a $100-million cash infusion.
As the wave of change for the Irvine Co.-owned coastal shopping center trickles off — this...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:44 PM
More than 100 women dressed in their finest holiday attire came together in the Grand Ballroom of the Balboa Bay Club & Resort for a Christmas luncheon benefiting the 1221 Club student scholarship fund sponsored by the Balboa Bay Club.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
It is no simple task to cast a magic spell over a social event.
On Sept. 19 in the garden of Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, the executive team of Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza welcomed 100 guests for a 45th anniversary celebration dinner. The operative...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Like little tasty somethings straight off the pages of a children's coloring book, these French macarons come in hues not normally found in the edible color spectrum.
Showing off shades seemingly inspired by Crayola — a sunny yellow lemon, rosy...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:24 PM
More than 200 guests celebrated the Children's Bureau Clambake at the Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine, in early June.
The culinary staff of the Island Hotel in Newport Beach prepared a wonderful summer feast of barbecued steak and grilled lobster as the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The Art Institute of California partnered with AnQi by Crustacean at South Coast Plaza to present an annual student fashion show billed as "Cool Days Haute Nights."
The June 14 fashion dinner, held in the stunning dining room created by the talented...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Corona del Mar High School juniors Andrew Boukather and Cole Friedman used to shop at Jack's Surfboards in Corona del Mar Plaza.
But this summer, the friends and business partners are selling a line of shirts from their newly launched Spruce Clothing...