| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Students use computers — and their imaginations — to bring to life pirates walking on ships, pumpkins talking, oranges getting bruised and balls bouncing in the ACME Animation class at Ethel Dwyer Middle School in Huntington Beach.
| May 22, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Laguna College of Art + Design resounded with cheers and applause long after the graduation caps had been tossed and caught by their gleeful owners.
At 89 students, the graduating class — including bachelor's and master's degree candidates —...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:06 PM
A start-up independent gaming company in Huntington Beach is looking to release the next breakout smartphone app while giving a financial and educational boost to the pet adoption community.
Zuul Labs plans to launch "Tall Tails," its first creation, in...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Once again, Jeff and Christa Duggan, the husband and wife team behind Portola Coffee Lab at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, are bringing Orange County a new coffee experience unlike anything we've had before: a dedicated slow bar to explore the wonders of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:12 PM
It's flesh-eating action in "GraveStompers: Zombie vs. Zombie," the first game released by the Huntington Beach-based independent video game developer Mad Menace Entertainment.
The game, which was originally available on smartphones and tablets only,...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Austin Wintory doesn't care to participate in debates about whether video games count as art. But if anyone corners him about it Wednesday when he joins the Pacific Symphony as a guest conductor, he'll have a couple of powerful friends to back him up....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia.
Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:00 PM
There was a great documentary last year called "No Impact Man," about a New York family of three that attempted to live an entire year with the smallest-possible footprint on the environment. The parents and their 2-year-old daughter subsisted in their...
| Jul 29, 2010
Shaggy-haired tweens in tank tops and board shorts sat in front of white iMacs taking Photo Booth pictures and checking out merchandise online in a motel room lined with surf boards from several decades.
A tanned, long-haired teen sat on a longboard...