| 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...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Like a carpenter inspecting another's work, Steve Dawson peered under the hood of a glossy red 1969 Mach 1 Ford Mustang on Friday, meticulously inspecting every bolt, fastener and hose with a critical eye.
Dawson said he doesn't even particularly care...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:08 PM
CureDuchenne, a Newport Beach-based nonprofit that funds research into a form of muscular dystrophy, is auctioning off two tickets to Super Bowl XLVII, courtesy of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.
The package, which is valued at $5,000,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Organizers of the 104th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will celebrate one last hurrah — more specifically, the Last Hurrah — at the event's annual awards dinner and auction Friday night.
Topped by a VW surf bus made of LED lights, the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Andy Crean never really thought of himself as the owner of Newport Beach's historic Villa Nova restaurant.
"I considered myself almost like a custodian," he said Tuesday of the Mariner's Mile hot spot he took over 20 years ago. "It's like a landmark....
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Newport Beach City Councilman Ed Selich's home is once again slated for foreclosure, according to a legal notice published this week in the Daily Pilot.
Selich made headlines in June when his Bayside Drive home was nearing bank auction, but he was able...
| 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...