| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:49 AM
They say it is the most challenging time of life, and also the most wondrous. How did any of us survive our teenage years?
Recently, the Westin South Coast Plaza welcomed Lauri Burns, founder of the Teen Project, as keynote speaker for a spring event...
| 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The programming offered by PBS SoCaL is arguably the finest available on the airwaves. This in spite of the ever-present on-camera fundraising replacing the presence of commercial pitching. On a recent Saturday night in Costa Mesa, the cultural outreach...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Last summer, Becca Lustgarten began to feel as if something was missing from her life.
The 26-year-old Boston University graduate who had relocated to Los Angeles recalled homing in on a void that she had previously filled by learning, acting and...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:53 PM
COSTA MESA — As a dramatic soundtrack played, Killybrooke Elementary School students chopped, stirred and cooked healthy gastronomic masterpieces using the secret ingredient — tomatoes — in hopes of beating out the competition.
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:03 PM
JEAN MALLOW BOYD
Jean Mallow Boyd passed away on June 8, 2011, after a lengthy illness, at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving daughter, Bonnie Jean Boyd-Orlando; niece, Carol Jean Wilson; nephew, Robert L. Mallow; nephew, Michael...