| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Barrett-Jackson car auction officials have chosen not to renew their contract for 2013 with the Orange County Fairgrounds, officials confirmed Friday.
The news came during the Orange County Fair Board's meeting Thursday, when the board members heard of...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Though the Barrett-Jackson car auction's first three years at the Orange County Fairgrounds showed signs of success, officials said the cards just weren't in place for a fourth year to happen.
The overhead was too high for a sufficient profit margin...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A local organization of mothers in Newport Coast raised more than $10,000 at a holiday carnival Sunday to help fight a genetic syndrome often associated with autism.
The MOMS Club of Newport Coast, part of an international moms support network, hosted...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Crusted over with brine and barnacles, their plastic bodies faded, the 20 or so watercraft stacked on the dock weren't the prettiest boats in Newport Harbor.
But to the small crowd who braved Friday morning's chilly breezes hoping to score a deal at...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:07 PM
As cameras flashed on the red carpet outside the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort this weekend, Lisa Ackerman hugged several friends and guests who approached.
She hugged me. Everyone seemed to be part of the family at the seventh annual Ante up for ...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
In the spirit of the Roaring Twenties, men and women young and old took to the Center Club on Friday for an evening of food, dance, a silent auction and a little bit of luck in the faux casino.
The event was "The Gatsby Affair," a benefit for the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Visitors at Fashion Island on Saturday appeared to be stuck in a time warp.
Parents paused beside chic — and high-tech — strollers, taking pictures with cell phones. The scene in front of them, though, seemed straight out of medieval Europe....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:46 PM
According to Chris Epting's In The Pipeline column, "Something fishy going on with fire ring ban," April 4, he learned the hard way what the Air Quality Management District is really all about. Those green, environmentally friendly shoes pinch when you...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Boaters know the name and many have been aboard a DeFever yacht.
Sadly, Arthur DeFever passed away last month at age 94. DeFever began his career designing fishing vessels and evolved into designing the cruising and custom yachts that we see...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Q: Among all the questions you receive about the conflict between science and religion, you seem to take the accommodationist route, insisting there is no conflict and misquoting Albert Einstein in a way that makes him seem religious. How can you a)...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Six former Orange County Girl Scouts will be recognized at the group's fourth annual leadership event Friday in Newport Beach.
Those being honored are Shannon Eusey, of Newport Beach; Joan Patronite Kelly and Donna Giordano, both of Huntington Beach;...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The Costa Mesa Fire Department plans to begin its sweeping restructuring plan Sunday with the introduction of two ambulances leased from the Orange County Fire Authority.
The changes are scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. as the ambulances replace a...