| 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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:28 PM
A Corona del Mar High School sophomore is representing California students at the Global Youth Summit on the future of medicine this week.
Brandeis University in Massachusetts is hosting the summit, which runs through Saturday.
Out of hundreds of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council approved 3 to 2 a nearly $140-million balanced budget for the next fiscal year, with some disagreement arising from last-minute changes to the capital improvements funding.
Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger won inclusion of three...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:04 PM
You be the judge. Newport Beach voters have a chance to decide: car wash or another hotel? Height limits or no height limits?
This issue is raised in the planned July 8 City Council vote on a new General Plan amendment that will allow more-intense...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:10 PM
This post has been corrected, as noted below.
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,...