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  • Barrett-Jackson car show Sunday

    COSTA MESA — Classic British cars dating to the 1930s, including models from automakers Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and Bentley, will take over the parking lot Sunday at South Coast Plaza for the Barrett-Jackson British Classic Car Show. Vintage...
  • Hoag nurse's nonprofit helps AIDS-stricken children

    Hoag nurse's nonprofit helps AIDS-stricken children
    NEWPORT BEACH — For Joanne Baker's 50th birthday, she asked for $500,000. It wasn't for her, but for donations to children in South Africa affected by AIDS. What the Hoag Hospital OR charge nurse got in 2001 was $35,000, but that was more than...
  • Mailbag: Puppy should not be auctioned off

    I cannot imagine in this day and age that Russo's Pet Experience in Fashion Island would think it is OK to have a live puppy to be auctioned off at a fundraiser. This is happening in Costa Mesa for Costa Mesa's Grad Night auction this Saturday. This is...
  • Judges to hear O.C. Fairgrounds case

    The latest, and perhaps final, chapter in the Orange County Fairgrounds saga could begin Friday, when attorneys for the Newport Beach-based company with the winning bid for the property will argue why a hold on the sale should be lifted in the state Court...
  • Fair deal debated in court

    SANTA ANA — The battle over selling the Orange County Fairgrounds moved from Sacramento to a Santa Ana appellate courtroom Friday. Attorneys for the state, which is trying to sell the 150-acre Costa mesa property, and for a Newport Beach company...
  • The Crowd: SPIN on the golf course brings in funds

    Mesa Verde Country Club welcomed a field of 72 golfers playing in the sixth annual SPIN (Serving People In Need) Golf Tournament. SPIN is a local nonprofit dedicated to eradicating homelessness in Orange County. Head pro Tom Sargent greeted the teams of...
  • Classically Trained: Piano-filled concerts coming to Costa Mesa

    In keeping with its "Year of the Piano" programming, the Pacific Symphony will play host to pianist Conrad Tao this week. The 16-year-old Chinese American musician, whose skills have brought him performing alongside orchestras worldwide, is scheduled...
  • Bidding for renewal

    Bidding for renewal
    NEWPORT BEACH — Venus de Milo reproductions have been rescued and repaired before, but in the case of one local garden, this plaster Aphrodite has never looked so "green." The repurposed classical reproduction at Irene Dunlap's Newport Beach...
  • Community Commentary: Former fairgrounds CEO embraces private owner

    The uncertainty over the future of the Orange County Fairgrounds is an issue that hits close to home for me. My love for the 150-acre fairgrounds began in 1964, when I exhibited for the first time as a 4-H Club member. My first fair made an impression,...
  • Mailbag: Memorable story didn't make the cut

    Memorable story didn't make the cut What about the lady who drove around with the dead lady in her car for nine months? That was a pretty big story; made it nationwide ("Top 10 stories of 2010," Dec. 26). Jolly Joe, via DailyPilot.com Gary Reasoner...
  • The Crowd: Events aim to help serious diseases

    The Crowd: Events aim to help serious diseases
    The spring social season will honor two of the region's most philanthropic couples on behalf of very serious causes. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) challenges concerned citizens to "Imagine a World Without Diabetes." The JDRF "Dream...
  • The Crowd: Wine event to benefit the Pacific Symphony

    Editor's note: This corrects the previous photo caption and adds all the photos that appeared with this column in print. "Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to...