| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
As construction of Sunset Ridge Park gets underway, one question has been worrying city staff: Where will visitors park?
A possible solution emerged Tuesday, when staff explained during a Newport Beach City Council study session that a 64-space pay...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:34 AM
What if the story of Eva Peron were told by Argentine dancers and musicians performing traditional tangos from Argentina instead of a Broadway score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice?
Will Southern California audiences, who apparently never have...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Edgar Landa is intrigued by violence.
But that's not to say he's a savage sort with a proclivity for destruction, the Hollywood fight choreographer is quick to add.
Starting out as an actor, Landa began training with fight directors as he followed his...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:42 PM
When Martin Short was a young man, he set out on a career in show business, but first he had to convince a tough critic — himself.
So, he gave himself one-year contracts. If, at the same time the following year, he'd made a living, he'd renew it....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Matthew Morrison is nothing like Will Schuester.
The 35-year-old actor susses out people and their true intentions, while the William McKinley High School teacher on Fox's TV show "Glee" is a hopeless optimist.
Both look for the good in people —...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Peter Gallagher read poetry, sang and watched football with Peter O'Toole.
At the start of every interaction, when asked how he was, the "Lawrence of Arabia" star would reply, "Gruesome," Gallagher recalled.
To the young actor, Jack Lemmon was like...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Newport Beach prides itself on providing a high quality of life, but the City Council defied the pleas of numerous residents by voting Tuesday to approve a contract to outsource one of its few remaining in-house public works services: trash pickup.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:52 PM
SANTA ANA — Leigh Steinberg's visit to Morton's The Steakhouse at the South Coast Plaza Village was billed as, "Lunch With A Legend."
Steinberg, the renowned sports agent and Daily Pilot columnist, delivered a legendary-type shot while on 710...
| May 19, 2011
| 9:30 PM
It's flashy, sensual … and fabulous.
For fans of reality shows like "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Dancing with the Stars," "Burn the Floor" is a perfect real-life night out.
A record-breaking Broadway hit — and the first ballroom dance...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:39 PM
Newport Beach resident Krisztina Zur won a silver medal Friday at the International Canoe Federation Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.
Zur, who moved to the United States from Hungary last year, finished in 4 minutes, 13.47 seconds in the...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:08 PM
If the Sage Hill School football team didn't get enough of its coaches over the summer, the players could watch two of them every Thursday night on television.
Defensive line coach Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and secondary coach Ricky Sharpe were on the summer...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:06 PM
The mother of a 7-year-old boy whose father threw him overboard during a Newport Harbor cruise, the county sheriffs say, released a statement Wednesday night saying eye witness accounts about the incident are accurate.
Christin Briles, through...