| May 30, 2015
Long before Jimmy Fallon and David Letterman, there was a king of late night TV.
Johnny Carson, who helmed "The Tonight Show" on NBC for 30 years, successfully combined comedy, celebrity interviews, music and opening monologues, establishing a format...
| May 29, 2015
Thousands of jazz enthusiasts are expected to stake out spots and lounge under the sun at the annual Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival this weekend.
The three-day outdoor music celebration will bring family, friends and mainstream jazz artists...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:25 AM
It has taken me years to figure out the secret formula that keeps bringing folks back to the OC Fair summer after summer, year after year. Admittedly, on some matters, I am a slow learner. This year, walking down the midway, the magic of the fair became...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:44 PM
COSTA MESA — John Ursini presented the All-Sports Cup to Estancia High for the fourth straight year and went with some David Letterman style to create some laughs Thursday morning.
The Eagles were all smiles when they celebrated their trophy,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:28 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: John Ursini wrote a top 10 list that he read at Estancia High last week in celebration of the school winning the All-Sports Cup for the fourth straight year. He gave his top 10 reasons why Estancia has won the All-Sports Cup, the trophy...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
Q: My cat gets the hiccups and sometimes belches. I've always had a cat, but this is my first male, and he's a sweetheart. Do male cats in particular get hiccups? What should I do about it? — E.R., Cyberspace
A: "In my 42-year career as a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Taim in Laguna Beach, pronounced like thyme, is one of the newest boutiques to hit the city. Owner Kendra Pearce officially opened the boutique in early October at 1259 S. Coast Hwy.
The space, drenched in a rustic shabby chic decor with vintage...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The following column is very funny. At least, it better be. A prize-winning comedian helped me write it.
The other week, an email landed in my inbox declaring that Mark Schumacher, a high school teacher who lives in Trabuco Canyon, had trounced the...