| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:15 PM
For all the many temptations that the OC Fair offers, Lynsee DiMiceli sometimes enjoys nothing there more than air conditioning, a water cooler and a comfortable couch.
In fact, she feels that way multiple times a day.
The Fountain Valley High...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:10 PM
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The woman who put the Ruby in Ruby's Diner was all smiles Monday as she arrived at the restaurant where it all began.
And though it was her 91st birthday, Ruby Cavanaugh remains forever young as the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Life on the road has been a hotbed of adventures for the Wanted.
Waking up in different time zones, digging through suitcases, eating potatoes for breakfast, squabbling and leaving smelly socks lying around have all contributed to the rapport shared...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Instructor Kathy Andruss, 67, takes the stage at 9 a.m. sharp, donning her headset and best workout clothing. She turns up the dance version of a '90s hit tune and the seniors halt their conversations, hurrying to the center of the floor, eager to get...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:44 AM
IRVINE — Monday night was Mascot Night for the Orange County Breakers tennis team.
The team announced that it was the birthday of its mascot, FlutterFrog. Several of his buddies were on hand, including mascots from Vanguard University (a lion),...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:11 PM
From pocket parks to 13.5-acre recreation spaces, new outdoor areas are being planned in Newport Beach.
City administrators praised existing facilities and outlined plans for further construction at a public Speak Up Newport event Wednesday night in...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:47 PM
On East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar, just north of Hobie Surf Shop, green grass covers a triangular piece of land that is easy to miss, save for the painted mural periodically changed on the wall behind it.
The mural will continue, but this 1,300-...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Supporters cheered as volunteers rode King Arthur's Carrousel at Disneyland last week on behalf of 10 local nonprofits.
The early morning event, dubbed "The Carousel of Possible Dreams," raised $208,575 for Orange County charities that benefit children....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:38 PM
When a 90-foot Christmas tree at Fashion Island lights up for the first time Friday night, it will mark just one mega-tree in a series sparkling to life for the holidays in shopping centers throughout Southern California.
Fashion Island's white fir,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:20 PM
South Coast Plaza plans to host a holiday party for about 500 homeless children Dec. 6 — after the shopping center closes for the day.
The "Sharing the Spirit" event is being organized by two Orange County nonprofits that work with disadvantaged...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:49 PM
"Hi, baby, how ever are you?"
"Oh, in heaven, everything is fine. There's no pain, sickness, sadness. What about on Earth?"
"Well, there's all of that and we miss you terribly."
"I miss you too, Mommy, but please smile for me. I see...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Costa Mesa library boosters expressed strong enthusiasm Tuesday for a recent proposal to convert the city's Neighborhood Community Center into a large central library.
The City Council held a special study session regarding the conversion idea, which...