| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:52 PM
While Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke at a private fundraiser Monday evening in Costa Mesa, a small group of mostly Planned Parenthood supporters protested outside.
The former Massachusetts governor's appearance at the Renée and Henry...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:21 PM
Company and airport officials this week lauded Mexico City-based Interjet's recent announcement that it will begin offering nonstop daily service from John Wayne Airport to Guadalajara and Mexico City starting in October.
Interjet — which company...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:57 AM
In the past, once a year I deviate from my usual Community & Clubs column for the Thanksgiving Turkey of the Year column and with this column, I will deviate again.
A trip to Cuba
I was among a group of 65 who flew on a charter flight from Los...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:19 PM
IRVINE — Lindsay Davenport got to Southern California less than five hours before Monday's Orange County Breakers season opener.
The Breakers' marquee player was playing at Wimbledon the day before. She won the ladies' invitational doubles title...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 7:38 PM
COSTA MESA — One of Orange County's 10 Most Wanted men, who is accused of raping several women, including one in Costa Mesa, was expected to be extradited to the United States Friday from Austria, where international police tracked him down.
| Aug 30, 2010
| 9:37 PM
Putting caps on flights and flight times at John Wayne Airport are just fingers in the dike.
If nothing more than that is done, JWA is going to eat up parts of Costa Mesa and Newport Beach and make life even more miserable and dangerous for those...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 9:50 PM
John Wayne Airport was once a quaint airstrip with a modest terminal and roll-up boarding stairs.
That all changed 20 years ago this week when the Thomas F. Riley Terminal opened, boosting the airport into the modern age with 14 gates and a stainless...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 5:40 PM
You have one week. Not to live — until Halloween. Sorry, didn't mean to scare you.
As you know, Halloween is the official, certified start of the holiday season. How is that possible? Wasn't the Fourth of July about six weeks ago? Wasn't Labor...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 11:22 PM
Did you hear that the American Civil Liberties Union issued a "travel advisory" last week? Yep, ACLU offices in two dozen states felt it necessary to warn those traveling to Arizona that they may be subject to racial profiling.
This warning is no...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A statewide Amber Alert remained in effect Tuesday morning as authorities continued to hunt for a suspected killer from San Diego who may have abducted two children.
James Lee DiMaggio is suspected of killing Christina Anderson, 44, of Lakeside and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:29 AM
A man reported missing by his Laguna Beach family in 2011 was found inside a freezer in a Ventura public storage facility in June, Ventura police announced Wednesday in a news release.
Detectives found the body of Jeffrey Korber, who would have turned...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Commercial jet traffic at Orange County's John Wayne Airport was diverted to LAX and Ontario on Thursday after a small airplane skidded along the main runway after landing without its landing gear down.
Seven arriving flights were diverted to Los...