| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
When "Scrubbing In," MTV's new reality series about travel nurses, airs its first episode Thursday night, it will have a formidable act to follow in terms of media outrage and water-cooler gossip.
In short, it will have to top its own trailer.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Paul Crouch, founder and president of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, has been hospitalized near Dallas after experiencing shortness of breath.
He was taken to the hospital Oct. 22 and was stable as of Wednesday, according to a TBN spokesman.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Johnny Knoxville has been at the center of the lowbrow "Jackass" series of bad-boy comedy films and cable TV shows. His format gathers a collection of silly, stupid skits that are so seriously R-rated they defy description in a family newspaper. The...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The glory of summer on the Newport Coast was celebrated recently at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as over 200 guests converged for the annual "White Party." Benefiting the Newport Harbor Sailing Foundation (founded in 1997), the annual summer tradition...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A Saudi royal princess did not appear in court Monday on human trafficking charges, drawing a rebuke from an Orange County judge who said “I expect her to be here” for future hearings.
Meshael Alayban, 42, is charged with forcing a Kenyan...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 7:43 PM
A salad dressing made popular on the weight-loss reality television show "The Biggest Loser" is not nearly as healthy as advertised, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles.
The lawsuit, filed Monday by New York resident and "Biggest...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:09 PM
It seems that this is the role he was born to play.
For "American Idol" finalist Constantine Maroulis, portraying a would-be rock star has meant critical acclaim, a Tony nomination and … unbearably freezing temperatures.
Hopefully that last...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Oldies, newcomers and the 25th anniversary revival of arguably the greatest musical of all time dot the calendar of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts for its upcoming 2011-12 season — which, coincidentally, also is the center's 25th season.
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:04 PM
Question: It's amazing how you "learned theologians" always toe the party line: God is always responsible for the good things that happen, but good gosh, never responsible for the bad things because of "free will." And God doesn't make garbage.
| Mar 26, 2011
| 5:44 PM
It happens. Not often, but it happens.
A city council makes a decision and next thing you know, kaboom! It's the shot heard round the world. That's what happened recently, right here, in Newport Beach.
Last Tuesday, the City Council decided on a 4-3...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Should Newport Beach have a sound bite image slogan? Many other nearby cities along the coast with surroundings far less glamorous than Newport Beach have adopted them, yet we have none. In speaking to our former public information officer some time ago,...
| 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...