| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:14 PM
When 12-year-old Corona del Mar Middle School student Jordan Pratt asked his parents for a trendy new skateboard, he was told that he'd have to work for it, but not by mowing lawns.
Jordan could have his skateboard if he helped Diane Pratt, his mother,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A group of Newport-Mesa dads fueled by nostalgia have taken over Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizza Store, seeking to refresh the Newport Beach pizzeria with an updated menu and decor.
The family restaurant at 2300 Bristol St., a local institution since 1976, is...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Characterizing it as Costa Mesa's "most hazardous public park," the chairman of the Parks and Recreation Commission on Thursday called on the city to enforce rules requiring that skateboarders wear safety gear at Volcom Skate Park.
Byron de Arakal...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:59 PM
An "urban industrial" housing project in Costa Mesa's Westside is being marketed with Millennial buyers in mind.
Sea House — a 33-home tract at 1036 W. 18th St. — will feature three-story homes starting in the low $600,000s.
| Apr 5, 2011
| 6:32 PM
Two 12-year-old Newport-Mesa snowboarders are looking to light up the slopes in the coming days as they compete in the 22nd annual National Championships held by the United States of America Snowboard Assn. this week at Copper Mountain, Colo.
| Apr 5, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event,...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:37 PM
'God Is Speaking To You'
Elise Moore from Nashville, Tenn., will be speaking about prayer from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. The event is sponsored by the Christian Science church. For...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 8:36 PM
A picture can sometimes seem so simple, especially a group photo. But this wasn't just any typical picture.
There weren't any special poses, mind you. Just smiles. From those faces you could still see the youth and carefreeness that constantly showed...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 7:05 PM
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Grant and will be...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:42 PM
I'm going to let you in on one of the best entertainment values in town: the Newport Beach Film Festival's Youth Film Showcase.
The youth showcase, a regular feature of the festival since 2005, is a collection of short films made entirely by kids. High-...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:03 AM
The 45,000-square-foot Showplace South interior design showroom at 3020 Pullman St., Costa Mesa, established in 1975, is having a going-out-of-business sale. If you've ever hired an interior decorator, there's a good chance they bought their stock here....
| May 29, 2011
| 2:25 AM
The Costa Mesa High skate team is dominating the OC Skateboarding League school teams series this season.
Costa Mesa skated against rival Estancia High School, and three other high school skate teams: Northwood, San Clemente and Mission Viejo on Friday...