| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:32 PM
When Chandlur Sularz made her pick to guess Mr. Irrelevant she chose a player whose name was familiar to hers.
That helped her win $253 and a gift basket from the folks at Mr. Irrelevant, whom are also no strangers to the 13-year-old girl from Arizona....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 9:26 PM
Dressed in festive pirate regalia, more than a dozen protesters rallied Saturday afternoon below the Ferris wheel at Balboa Fun Zone, supporting the side yard boat restoration project of Newport Beach shipwright Dennis Holland.
Holding pirate flags and...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:14 PM
A barbecue fundraiser brought in more than just money last weekend.
Toyota started its 100 Cars for Good, a giveaway of 100 cars to 100 nonprofits over the course of 100 days, at the OC BBQ and Music Festival at the Orange County Fair & Event Center in...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Ensign Intermediate School's gym fell silent Friday as classmates, friends and family gathered to commemorate Madison "Maddy" Boutelle.
The 13-year-old Newport Beach resident suffered a brain aneurysm at a friend's birthday party June 8 and died...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Three people were arrested in a Costa Mesa marijuana dispensary raid Thursday, according to medical pot advocates.
Local police and federal Department of Justice officials would confirm only that a federal search warrant was executed at about 11:30 a.m....
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:24 AM
For the month of March, I'll be working on improving the social media presence of our newspapers on Twitter and Facebook, which are two ways readers can find links to our websites and interact with our content.
I hope to make lasting changes that improve...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:07 PM
The thought of portraying one of film's most iconic characters on the stage scared the spotlight-loving Danielle Ridge.
But, when the time came for the 16-year-old to don the sweet A-line dresses and sweaters of Sandy Dumbrowski in"Grease,"she was filled...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 9:34 PM
The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday will decide whether the city should remove 60 beach fire rings because of health and safety concerns — the same night that thousands of visitors at Big Corona State Beach will be marking the Persian New Year...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Knipp, Kirk Barnes
Born Feb. 17, 1959 Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach. Died Feb. 21, 2012, Fort Worth, Texas. A victim of melanoma, but his suffering was short lived. He grew up in Costa Mesa, attending Prince of Peace Lutheran School through...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:25 PM
This year, the 11th American Composers Festival takes a cue from the country's multicultural identity and embraces the Persian-American musical landscape.
The festival, a Pacific Symphony tradition nearly every year since 2000, features three programs...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 8:50 PM
ABOARD THE ALASKA EAGLE, off Cape Horn — We are anchored in Martial Cove on Herschel Island, just eight miles north of Cape Horn.
The wind is howling through the rigging at a steady 40 knots, with gusts up to 50 knots.
The Alaska Eagle is...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 7:50 PM
COSTA MESA — With heads bowed and the rain pouring over them, local church leaders and hundreds of congregants encircled Costa Mesa City Hall in prayer Monday.
Representing numerous faiths, they prayed in a show of support as the city recovers...