| May 13, 2011
| 8:22 PM
SANTA ANA — The battle over selling the Orange County Fairgrounds moved from Sacramento to a Santa Ana appellate courtroom Friday.
Attorneys for the state, which is trying to sell the 150-acre Costa mesa property, and for a Newport Beach company...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:57 PM
The Environmental Nature Center (ENC) in Newport Beach will be the place for Orange County's first — albeit brief — exhibition of landscape paintings by the Chinese artist Bo Hong.
He is considered one of the top and most sought-after artists...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:56 PM
About 20 Harbor View Elementary School students spent Wednesday afternoon on the Goldenrod Footbridge, using class art lessons and their hands to paint masterpieces that will be auctioned later this month at a parent fundraiser.
"It is freeing, far...
| 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.