| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Ready, set, shop!
Local volunteers and philanthropists are hoping for a dazzling turnout at this year's Christmas Co. extravaganza, themed "A Home-Cooked Holiday."
It's the Newport Beach-based Junior League of Orange County, California Inc.'s largest...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:02 PM
A classic and rare car auction over the weekend at the Orange County Fairgrounds generated $14 million in sales, organizers said Tuesday.
Nearly 54,000 people attended the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction event Friday through Sunday, according to...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:51 PM
A lovely summer fashion luncheon unfolded at the chic Big Canyon Country Club. Event chair Gwen Williams produced it with flair on behalf of The Pacific Symphony League.
Williams joined forces with league president Dorcas Preston in welcoming 200 VIP...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:56 PM
Someone Cares Soup Kitchen recently raised more than $60,000 at its 26th annual gala and auction to support its hunger relief and tutoring programs.
The sold-out "Volunteerism"-themed gala celebrated the dedication and service of the group's 7,500...
| 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.
| 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...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:46 PM
The 51st annual Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Tennis Classic is scheduled for May 26 through 28 and June 2 and 3.
The namesake of the tournament, Roy Emerson, last week joined his wife Joy for a pre-event wine sharing reception in the contemporary bay...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Paloma Bautista wanted to go to college, but she didn't think it was possible until she started going to Save Our Youth her freshman year in high school.
Now, the 2007 Costa Mesa High School graduate has a bachelor's degree from UC Irvine and begins...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
'The Inside Edge — A Breakfast Forum'
Jonathan R.T. Lakey, the featured speaker at Wednesday morning's "The Inside Edge" program, will be talking about the search for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes. Tickets for first-time guests cost $25....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:13 PM
A Newport Beach man is facing burglary, grand theft and embezzlement charges after he allegedly stole $2.7 million in wine from his clients' storage lockers at Legend Cellars Inc. in Irvine, an Orange County district attorney's office news release said....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:04 PM
The Oct. 17 meeting of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council will focus on resources for the homeless.
Families Forward, Family Promise, Friendship Shelter, Grandma's House of Hope, Laura's House, Laguna Relief and Resource Coalition, Mercy House,...