| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Southern California Edison recently unveiled its ABC Green Home in Irvine to crowds eager to see its eco-friendly design and sophisticated gadgetry.
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house — built in conjunction with and sponsored by Green...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Hot off the heals of dancing featured roles in "Step Up" and Florence and the Machine's music video "Spectrum," Costa Mesa ballerina Tara Gusman took her dance career to the primetime TV screen this month on "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars."
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 PM
A June 1972 news photo of a naked girl fleeing the scene of a napalm air strike in South Vietnam singed its way into the collective memory as one of the most haunting images from the Vietnam War.
Through his lens, Associated Press photographer Huynh Cong...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Whether you remember selling them door to door as a Brownie or buying them from the office Girl Scout mother, most everyone can admit to sneaking a box of Thin Mints (preferably one chilled in the freezer).
But one Orange County Scout leader says that...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:46 PM
"I may not be the best, but I'm the first," Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner joked Monday morning as she accepted a certificate recognizing her for a ground- (or surf-) breaking achievement.
Gardner is the first mayor in the country to stand-up...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Why is Islamophobia sweeping our nation?
Cite any poll today about Islam and Muslims in America, and the results are alarming. A recent poll by TIME magazine found that 46% of Americans believe Islam is more likely than other faiths to encourage...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 7:33 PM
ABC's two-hour season premiere of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," which features children from local nonprofit Boys Hope Girls Hope, will be screened at 6 p.m. at Lido Theatre in Newport Beach. Cost is $10.
| Jul 9, 2010
| 9:10 PM
COSTA MESA — For all the single ladies out there — and men who know a good opportunity when they see one — auditions for the female contestants on the next season of "The Bachelor" will take place on July 17.
The audition is expected...
| Jul 11, 2010
Ever eat a frog? Me neither. Not the whole thing anyway. I have tried frog legs once or twice. They were OK. And yes, they taste like you-know-what, but then, doesn't everything? Does everything weird have to taste like chicken? Is there a rule about that...
| Jul 17, 2010
| 7:26 PM
COSTA MESA — Makeup: check. Styled hair: check. Application listing criminal history and past relationships: check.
Dressed to impress, Christina Gibson sat in the ballroom of the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel during Saturday's casting call for...
| Dec 18, 2010
| 4:27 PM
Two years ago, Pazit Ben Ezri was having an oh-so-common parental problem. Her baby, Ronnie, would not sleep. And when he wasn't sleeping, he was crying.
When mom finally got some sleep, a solution came.
"I woke up in the middle of the night with...