| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:37 PM
Dozens of members of the Rotary Clubs of Newport Balboa, Newport Beach Sunrise and Costa Mesa teamed up with Newport Beach firefighters Saturday to serve hamburgers, cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, chips and soft drinks to nearly 800 volunteers who...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:50 PM
Ensign Middle School will hold a fundraiser Sunday in hopes of raising money to offset Newport-Mesa Unified School District cuts, which led to a reduction in the counseling staff.
The goal is to raise about $110,000, significiantly more than the school's...
| Oct 2, 2010
| 8:09 PM
IRVINE — Orange County will have its Great Park — or at least the small segment of it that officials were able to budget for — by spring 2011, board directors said this week.
The North Lawn is the first part of the first phase of the...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 8:39 PM
COSTA MESA — The Barrett-Jackson car auction will be back in town June 24 to 26, company officials said Friday.
The renowned car auction sees car enthusiasts pay millions for some of the oldest and newest cars in the world. It made its inaugural...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:26 PM
On Sunday, the Irvine chapter of the National Charity League will host its annual fashion show and fundraising luncheon at the Balboa Bay Club.
Juniors from University, Woodbridge and Mater Dei high schools will be modeling the fashions from Orange...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 8:15 PM
The AIDS Services Foundation of Orange County, commemorating 25 years of fighting the insidious disease, recently held what organizers called "The Red Ball 1985" in Laguna Beach, which raised $300,000 for the foundation. More than 400 guests converged...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:12 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of Jim Corbett's son.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — I spotted James Dean mingling among the crowd on Saturday night. He had a cigarette tucked behind his ear and was sporting that iconic black leather jacket.
| Nov 3, 2010
| 7:31 PM
Silent and live auctions are super important elements associated with almost every major charitable event on the Orange Coast. Organizers can spend up to a year knocking on doors of merchants, vendors and professionals, gathering the goods and services...
| May 23, 2010
Residents can check out some super cool classic cars in Costa Mesa tonight to help a fledgling university in Zambia, a landlocked African country that's struggling with the AIDS epidemic and poverty.
Crevier Classic Cars at 365 Clinton St. is playing...
| May 25, 2010
Noted home builder Anita Ferguson, the wife of late Assemblyman Gil Ferguson, has died, family members said Monday.
Ferguson succumbed to cancer Sunday evening at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, her son Jay Ferguson said. She was 84.
| Jun 3, 2010
An impressive $435,000 was raised at the "Serious Fun Party" produced by Human Options. The Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Newport Beach, was the setting for the 1950s "Happy Days"-themed event.
The crowd wore vintage clothes. Some women were in poodle...