| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:54 PM
A woman whose estranged husband set himself ablaze in her Costa Mesa nail salon filed a restraining order against him last year after he threatened her with a hammer, court records allege.
Nam Thieu, 46, of Westminster, doused himself in a flammable...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:56 PM
I wonder if Chris Epting's Thursday column, "Rescuing tortured phantoms of the night," might not just as aptly have been titled, "Religious zealots annoy women trying to make a living."
There are perspectives that the story doesn't address. Where does...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The Trojan League of Orange County made a splash in Fashion Island at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, attracting hundreds of local USC alum for poolside cocktails followed by a dinner program in the ballroom. Co-chairs Melanie Salata Fitch and...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Irvine-based defense contractor Iris Technology will provide the U.S. Marine Corps with $7.8 million worth of solar power adapters — 1,563 to be exact.
Known as Generation II, or SPA II, this is one of the company's mobile, solar-powered...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:28 PM
As of Tuesday afternoon, a Newport Beach Movember team has raised more money than any other U.S. team, making it the organization's second-highest fundraiser globally.
Led by "Coach" John Cornuke, a Costa Mesa native who now lives in Newport Beach,...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Sixth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles.
Billy Folsom grows his goatee distinctively long in memory of a fellow Costa Mesa employee whose suicide became the tragic emblem of a city in turmoil.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Welcome to the neighborhood, Bob Costas.
The NBC sportscaster recently purchased a home in Newport Beach, according to realtor.com.
Costas and his wife, Jill, paid $4.7 million for the property located in the exclusive Crystal Cove community, the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Australian Steve Elkington, a 10-time PGA Tour winner, will be the featured speaker at the annual Toshiba Classic Breakfast with a Champion presented by The Allergan Foundation at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 12.
Elkington, known as...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Passing through the thick double doors of The Resort at Pelican Hill's employee entrance feels a little like going to school.
The broad, windowless corridor has the kind of floor that's good for rolling carts and making shoes squeak. The white walls are...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:16 AM
If it's summer, it must be the season of the debutante for the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. The 22nd Annual Medallion Recognition Debutante Ball unfolded recently in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, have put a house on the market in Newport Coast for $8.599 million.
Set on a half-acre and built in 1997, the Mediterranean-style home is set behind gates at the end of a cul-de-sac. “All...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:13 PM
I treated the persistent pain in the ball of my foot the way I cope with other pains: ignored it and I didn't tell anyone.
My sister had a neuroma surgically removed from the same spot. I didn't want to give my nuisance a name. The thought of surgery...