| 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...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 6:51 PM
COSTA MESA — They call this a "tent."
The people who brought the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction to Costa Mesa last summer have started preparing for an even bigger show this year.
Barrett-Jackson's second annual Orange County Collector...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:11 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — Scott McCall is no stranger to the water.
The 30-year-old grew up in Huntington Beach. He learned to swim at Pacific Sands Cabana Club with his sisters, Jayme and Megan. But McCall always wanted to surf.
He received special...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Saturday night's sold-out gala dinner and auction at the Orange County Museum of Art will be the first in a series of events and shows commemorating its 50th anniversary in 2012.
Proceeds from the gala and auction will directly benefit the Newport...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:00 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art's 50th anniversary Art Auction, held earlier this month, netted a record $430,000 to benefit the Newport Beach institution's educational and exhibition programs, OCMA officials announced in a news release.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:38 PM
United Nations Assn.
The Orange County chapter of the United Nations Assn. hosts guest speaker professor Jim Stanbery of Harbor College at the Irvine Heritage Library, 14361 Yale Ave., Irvine. His presentation is titled "Why the U.N. is...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 5:33 PM
Everyone from serious auto collectors to families snapping pictures of their dream cars packed the OC Fair & Event Center on Saturday for the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction.
During its inaugural Orange County auction last year, Barrett-Jackson —...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The 28th annual gala in Newport Beach on behalf of cystic fibrosis research and a cure raised an impressive $603,000 net. More than 400 generous guests in early summer black tie and glitter helped to gather the significant sum, via underwriting and...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:40 PM
Now that the 4th District Court of Appeal has decided to stop the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center, let's hope the adults will quit fighting over the future of the fairgrounds so we can get back to what we do best: provide great educational...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:53 PM
Ask yourself what you would do if your job were eliminated? Do you have sufficient savings to bridge a potential gap in income? What if you suffered a health emergency and survived, only to be placed in serious debt?
Such questions were on the minds of...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:16 PM
It is a project that will take at least a generation to launch and ultimately benefit many generations to come.
The Orange County Great Park, a controversial piece of premium land occupying 1,347 acres of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro (that...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:37 PM
Among the iPods, cameras, family heirlooms and bestsellers being auctioned off on EBay, online shoppers can now bid on a Newport Beach landmark: the Balboa Fun Zone carousel.
The iconic merry-go-round has been placed on the auction block with an opening...