| 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,...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:24 AM
While I know these are challenging economic times, and there is a good chance many Orange County residents will see a meaningful increase in taxes paid to the federal government, I am amazed that bayfront residents are responding so negatively to the city...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:58 PM
The third annual Barrett-Jackson Orange County Collector Car Auction was set to open on Thursday night and run through Sunday at the OC Fair and Event Center.
Not just for would-be buyers, the auction also is known as one of the area's top...