| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 9:15 PM
COSTA MESA — It was like a scene from a movie where drivers go at each other, hitting and crushing one another, but only this time, it was all real.
And the audience cheered, screamed, clapped and rooted for their favorite driver and car to win....
| Sep 24, 2010
| 11:19 AM
It's been called the botanical discovery of the century.
It was 16 years ago this month when Australian outdoorsman David Noble went on a hike less than 100 miles from downtown Sydney. David and two companions descended into a deep, sheltered canyon...
| 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...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 11:39 PM
COSTA MESA — Ed Fawcett started a golf tournament 14 years ago in hopes of raising money for the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce.
The tournament has developed into a convention of sorts, one where, at least for a portion of the day, businesses...
| 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...