| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:13 PM
The Pinocchio who will walk onstage next week at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, just a few miles away from Disneyland, isn't for the fainthearted.
Costa Mesa resident Luke Yellin will perform as the wooden puppet in "Shrek the Musical," but his...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:32 PM
HOLLYWOOD — The American Humane Assn. celebrated ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things at the Hero Dog Awards, presented by Cesar Canine Cuisine on Oct. 3 at the Hollywood Hilton.
The gala event was taped for TV broadcast Nov. 11 on the...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:29 PM
Teresa Ybarra McIntosh, the co-publisher of multiple boating publications and a newspaper industry magazine, has died. She was 69.
McIntosh died Oct. 11 in her Newport Beach home after a months-long struggle with stomach cancer.
| Oct 29, 2011
| 5:30 PM
When I started my career in sports law in 1975 by signing the first pick in the NFL Draft — Steve Bartkowski, quarterback with the Atlanta Falcons — to the largest rookie contract in football history, sports representation was in its infancy....
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Former Newport Beach Mayor Doreen Demond Marshall died of natural causes at her home Nov. 9.
The longtime Lido Isle resident, who served on the City Council for nearly a decade, was also known for her charitable contributions. She...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Chase Valentine, 3, wanted something for Christmas that's little difficult to come by in Orange County: snow.
"It was so cool. On the way over here he said, 'Mom, the twee is so big,'" said Chase's mom, Tiffany Valentine, while...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow performed at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa Wednesday evening, treating a near-sold out crowd to 80 minutes in folk-rock heaven.
Opening act Honey Honey — a cross between KT Tunstall, the Civil Wars,...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Who won this summer's sailing awards?
This year's PHRF started with Newport Harbor Yacht Club's newly formatted three-race Ahmanson Cup.
This series was a huge success with 35 of our harbor's boats entering. Tres Gordo on It's OK from Balboa Yacht...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Cindy McCain, wife of Sen. and former Republican presidential candidate John McCain (R-Ariz.), came into Newport Beach on Friday evening for a special dinner at the Ritz Restaurant in Fashion Island.
Cindy McCain is a double Blue Star Mom, a member of an...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Nonprofit Girls Inc., which serves girls younger than 18, raised more than $205,000 at a fundraiser at a Costa Mesa hotel, the organization announced Wednesday.
More than 250 people attended a luncheon at the Westin South Coast Plaza on Friday to raise...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:04 PM
A drumline and cheerleaders welcomed six visiting Japanese exchange students to Corona del Mar Middle School on Friday.
An assembly in a
packed gymnasium recognized the visitors from Okazaki. The Japanese students are taking their turn in the U.S. after...