| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:03 PM
The most common response to Asad Faulwell's latest series comes with a question.
It goes something like this: You're neither Algerian nor a woman, so why did you make these?
The 35 pieces in "Les Femmes D'Alger" form a modern-day commentary on heavily...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:34 PM
While Valentine's Day promises love for some, it marks an imminent end to the longstanding love affair between the Ritz Restaurant and its current Newport Beach location.
Facing a Feb. 28 deadline to vacate its premises near Fashion Island, the...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:11 PM
More than 1,900 acres of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Irvine have been cleaned up and removed from the list of the nation’s most hazardous sites after more than two decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Not long ago, 72-year-old John Hamilton had a hip and a knee replaced with surgically inserted hardware. More recently, however, the process of losing things that can't be replaced has initiated the infliction of pain that no anesthesia can mask.
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 8:27 PM
COSTA MESA — Cementing the beginning of what will be a multiyear, $18-million-plus project, the Orange County Fair Board on Thursday plans to reaffirm the first $4.5 million in improvements to the Pacific Amphitheatre.
Though cost estimates and a...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:36 PM
COSTA MESA — Calling the city's leadership untrustworthy, Orange County Fair Board member Nick Berardino managed to extricate Costa Mesa city officials from the fairgrounds' negotiations with a classic car auction that seeks to expand its...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:21 PM
I was shocked and angered to read Joseph Serna's story "Berardino: City is not to be trusted" on Dec. 15 in which union boss and recent Orange County Fair Board appointee Nick Berardino moved to cut Costa Mesa's ties with the annual Barrett-Jackson auto...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Mariners Christian School raised $250,000 through its spring fundraiser in Newport Beach for programs and school supplies.
The money raised at the Costa Mesa K-8 private school's annual Spring Benefit and Auction on March 30 at the Balboa Bay Club will...