| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:12 PM
In loving memory of William Earl Langston
August 8, 1931 — June 4, 2012
A much loved man who epitomized the spirit of life
The family of Bill Langston is sad to announce his passing after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Bill...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:27 PM
The popularity of musical theater in the middle part of the past century brought with it a few gentle spoofs of the genre — "Little Mary Sunshine" and "Dames at Sea" among the most notable.
The satirical art also flowered in England, where...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:32 PM
When Chandlur Sularz made her pick to guess Mr. Irrelevant she chose a player whose name was familiar to hers.
That helped her win $253 and a gift basket from the folks at Mr. Irrelevant, whom are also no strangers to the 13-year-old girl from Arizona....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:53 PM
It was a good week in Newport Beach!
I spent a lot of time in Newport, and it was most enjoyable. On June 13, there was an Interfaith Council Board meeting, followed by a meeting of the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa where Laird Hayes, an NFL line...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:16 PM
The RVCA family is excited for Sunday. That's the day of the grand opening for the Mendes Bros. Academy, a jiu jitsu gym, in Costa Mesa.
The Mendes brothers, Rafael and Gui, will be offering a free seminar during the grand opening, starting at 1 p.m. The...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Where will the "Happiest Place on Earth" be this week? No, not Disneyland, although it is also in Orange County. It will be in Newport Beach, as the annual wackiness known as Irrelevant Week takes place at multiple venues.
"Doing something nice for no...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:39 PM
They say nice guys finish last, so a matchmaker on Monday tried to help Chandler Harnish, the last player chosen in the NFL Draft, find a woman.
"I have to say this for my girlfriend's sake: I'm taken," Harnish said.
It should be the other way around,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Spoiled is how Chandler Harnish said he's felt during his first visit to California.
Newport Beach tends to treat the last player selected in the NFL Draft every year like a No. 1 pick.
This year, it's Harnish's turn to enjoy being Mr. Irrelevant....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Regardless of how Costa Mesa voters cast their ballots Nov. 6, there is good news.
Of the seven cities in the county that have populations larger than Costa Mesa, none had a higher voter turnout. In the city of Orange, 41% of the residents voted in the...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Some Southland families will get a special treat Saturday, thanks to the ingenuity of a couple of Newport Beach businessmen.
Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor Paul Glowienke and Financial Representative Nate Fikse are giving 40 families a "Great...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:20 PM
To most people, the sound of music students practicing independently is noise, a cacophonous nonsymphony of assorted tones.
But to a band nerd like me, Irvine High School's band room had a dozen distinct timbres — a saxophone practicing her...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The operative word is ambitious. The result has been nothing less than extraordinary. Launched in the spring of 2010, Children's Hospital of Orange County created a fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $125 million to fund the remodel and...