| Apr 30, 2011
| 8:15 PM
Cheta Ozougwu said he spent a lot of time praying during the 2011 NFL Draft. A devout Christian, the 22-year-old said he believed God's will would be done. Ozougwu, a 6-foot-2, 247-pound defensive end out of Rice University, believed he would be picked....
| May 18, 2011
| 8:45 PM
Comedian Bill Skiles, one half of the Skiles and Henderson comedic team with Newport-Mesa roots who went on to appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show," "The Tonight Show" and other TV programs in the 1960s and 70s, has died. He was 79.
Skiles died of kidney...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 6:31 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Sitting at a white-clothed table, with fresh croissants and fruit in the middle, pearl white yachts a stone's throw away and Porsches and Lamborghini's coming and going across the street, it was like something out of the movies for...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 3:27 PM
Still need to get into the holiday spirit (or avoid it at all costs)? Check out our holiday activity guide for something to suit everybody — and we mean everybody.
For the Scrooge
If your goal each December is to get as far away as possible from...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 2:19 PM
Miracle stories told during the Christmas season usually come packaged neatly with tidy endings that produce tears of happiness and smiles all around.
This one is different.
Though it's being told on Christmas Eve, this story set in Newport Beach is...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Orange County prosecutors are asking for the public's help in identifying more potential victims of an Irvine lawyer accused of molesting girls.
Authorities said that after they arrested Matthew Christopher Tye, 31, and searched his home, they found...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:34 PM
COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon.
The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:53 PM
The World Affairs Council of Orange County gathered last month for a year-end celebration billed as "A Salute to the U.S. Armed Forces."
It was an evening of considerable substance, headlined by guest speaker and guest of honor Mark Kimmitt, a retired...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:13 PM
"The Car Plays" is not your typical theatrical experience.
Looking around before Sunday night's performance, there was no theater, cushioned seats or ushers in sight. Instead, attendees were met by a new kind of playing space: 15 cars parked on the...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Location: 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, at the San Diego (405) Freeway and Bristol Street.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Known for: The largest shopping center in California,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:42 PM
The NBA and its players finally reached accord on a new collective bargaining agreement last week. The season is scheduled to begin on Christmas Day.
The cost has been massive to owners, players and employees at the venues. Lost television revenue is...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:29 PM
COSTA MESA — Of all the players this week, Corona del Mar High's Aaron White talked a lot. The football team was about to play in the program's first CIF Southern Section title game in 22 years.
The opponent, Beckman, heard him loud and clear....