| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:17 PM
It's all happening at the zoo. At least, that's what the song says.
On a recent Saturday evening in Santa Ana, the Orange County philanthropic crowd dedicated to improving the lives of the animal kingdom came together for the 2012 Zoofari.
| 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.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The Orange County Fair welcomed 11 new family members Tuesday night.
Daisy, a bluebutt or Yorkshire mix sow, gave birth to 11 pink and black piglets, according to Cynthia Haritatos, an educational program leader at Centennial Farms.
Daisy died of an...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:12 PM
The 29th annual gala produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Guild welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa for a summer soirée. It netted an impressive $535,000 benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research and care.
Gala chairs Dan and...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:49 AM
IRVINE — On the eve of the London Olympics, former world No. 1 tennis player Andre Agassi discussed Monday what it meant for him to win gold in 1996 in Atlanta.
Agassi, who played against the Breakers in 2009, has always been a big supporter of...
| 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...
| Apr 14, 2012
Before he was the man who sold a Wyoming town, Don Sammons was a Newport Beach local looking for a country escape where he and his wife could start a family.
Sammons, 61, remembers Newport less for its reputation as an affluent community and more for...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The CHOC Follies recently wrapped up its 15th annual production, "Christina and the Crystal Ball: A Cinderella Story for the Social Net Set." It was a four-show run that played to some 2,300 cheering fans at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Organizers of Costa Mesa United's eighth Annual Mesa Verde Classic Charity Golf Tournament are looking for sponsors and foursomes for the Jan. 21 event at Mesa Verde Country Club.
The annual golf tournament and banquet raised $146,000 in 2012 and is...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:11 PM
The family of a wheelchair-bound Newport Beach man who was attacked by an unknown assailant is raising funds to help pay his immediate medical bills.
Alan Halderman, 56, got into an altercation on the Balboa Peninsula with another man Aug. 6. He was...