| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:06 PM
For many of the students participating in the Junior Livestock Auction at the OC Fair, the auctions Saturday are a bittersweet moment, bringing the sadness of saying goodbye with the prospect of having their months of work rewarded.
Below is a closer...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:56 PM
For the second year in Newport Beach, more than 400 cars will be rolling in for the Russo and Steele collector car auction.
The event at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort takes place Wednesday through June 21 and features European sports cars,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:03 PM
This looked more like a rock concert than a spin workout.
Everyone who was on a bike in the room was bouncing and singing along with Marisa Wayne, belting out the lyrics to "Don't Stop Believin'," by Journey.
They sang in unison. Sunday at GRIT...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Orange County residents who are five or more years behind on their property taxes must start a payment plan by June 30 or risk their property being auctioned off, county officials said Wednesday.
If property owners don't start a five-year payment plan...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The Costa Mesa Fire Department plans to begin its sweeping restructuring plan Sunday with the introduction of two ambulances leased from the Orange County Fire Authority.
The changes are scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. as the ambulances replace a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Dozens of car owners armed with rags and cleaners got their vehicles glistening in the summer sun, hoping to catch the eye of a potential buyer.
Drew Colome's bright orange 1977 Volkswagen Thing had spectators flocking to it during the first Russo and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:06 PM
The 19th annual Gentlemen's Smoker and Lobster Clambake welcomed 150 handsome men in blue blazers and khaki trousers for a summer beach event beyond compare. It was the major men's fundraiser for the Balboa Bay Club's annual 1221 Scholarship Fund...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:36 PM
The Orange County Youth Sports Foundation honored/roasted hockey great Teemu Selanne as its Sportsman of the Year Thursday night at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach.
The OCYSF folks just might still be trying to crack jokes and praising him as you read...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:24 PM
A Newport Beach man was sentenced to six years in state prison Friday after pleading guilty to charges that he stole $2.7 million worth of wine from a storage facility he operated and in a separate case under-reported more than $3.5 million of payroll...
| Sep 13, 2013
Re. "Climate-change science is immune to politics," Mailbag, (Sept. 3): Letter writer Jamie Dow claims science has proven man-made global warming and that this conclusion has nothing to do with politics. I believe she is mistaken.
Most of the reports...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Visitors at Fashion Island on Saturday appeared to be stuck in a time warp.
Parents paused beside chic — and high-tech — strollers, taking pictures with cell phones. The scene in front of them, though, seemed straight out of medieval Europe....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:07 PM
As cameras flashed on the red carpet outside the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort this weekend, Lisa Ackerman hugged several friends and guests who approached.
She hugged me. Everyone seemed to be part of the family at the seventh annual Ante up for ...