| Dec 3, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Sports sections today read like the business section of the newspaper, or even worse the crime beat section.
Since I have spent almost 40 years advocating the concept of athletes serving as role models and triggering imitative behavior, it is...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:46 AM
OC Weekly is reporting that new Los Angeles Laker Dwight Howard may be purchasing a $20 million estate in Newport Coast.
According to Michael Franco of Newport Coast Real Estate, the purchase is just a rumor, but he described the property in OC Weekly's...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:14 PM
When Newport Beach native Dave Purcell heard that Jetlev Southwest President Dean O'Malley was about to fly Saturday from Newport to Catalina Island on a jetpack, he wasn't about to miss it.
His friend — Christine Heck, 60, who was at the M...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:17 PM
When I was about 8, I made what I thought was the greatest of musical discoveries.
As one of San Diego's youngest self-taught orchestral music lovers — unlike many of the classically trained, I don't come from a musically inclined family —...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:19 PM
In the "Superman" movies and television series, Clark Kent always knows when to transform into a superhero to protect Lois Lane.
Our suave nine-month-old Orange tabby kitten named Clark shows his affection and gives a loud purr to everyone here at...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Director Bryan Singer made his mark in Hollywood in 1995 with the offbeat crime drama "The Usual Suspects." That success earned him the director's chair for big-time action flicks like "X-Men" and "Superman Returns." He now enters the world of ancient...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:24 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Jeffrey Haupt is a little like Clark Kent, except instead of swapping a reporter's notebook for Superman's cape, the doctor hangs up his stethoscope for an electric guitar and microphone.
"It's a lot like living a double life,"...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 7:21 PM
Every American child deserves a decent public school education. A good education is the foundation and future of this country.
In the thoughtful, compassionate documentary "Waiting for 'Superman,'" we learn that the U.S. spends twice as much money...
| Jun 6, 2010
LOS ANGLES — There was talk among UC Irvine players and coaches that the sore rib muscles that sidelined UCI senior All-American Danny Bibona for a month leading into the NCAA Los Angeles Regional was a blessing in disguise.
And while Bibona's...
| Aug 14, 2010
| 6:18 PM
Were you aware that the Newport Beach Public Library stocks video games and graphic novels? Always popular with teens, these formats have proven extremely popular among adults as well.
The library's video games collection is available in several...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 10:50 PM
IRVINE — Purim may start Sunday, but preschoolers at the Merage Jewish Community Center in Irvine got a head start on festivities Friday.
Spiderman, Tinker Bell, Wonder Woman and other familiar faces made it out for the celebration — in...
| May 7, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Thank you for being the best mom ever. If it weren't for you, we would be unhealthy. Thanks for keeping us organic and pure.
Sarah and Chase
Dear Momma, today is Mother's Day,
And I want to say thank you.
Not a day goes by where...