| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Los Angeles may boast the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval on Santa Monica Boulevard, but in Orange County the Halloween party of choice may just be the annual Friends of Dorothy Guild Haunted Halloween gala at the Village Crean in Santa Ana...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:25 PM
A Laguna Beach family made a $50,000 surprise donation to help provide HIV testing to at-risk Orange County residents.
The William and Sue Gross Family Foundation made the donation last week to the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County, or ASF, a...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:20 PM
Surfing certainly has become an international sport, but Uganda?
You might think finding a surfer from Uganda would be about as easy as finding one from Siberia, but there he was a few weeks ago, right there off 22nd Street in Newport Beach.
His name is...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:04 PM
IRVINE — On Billie Jean King Night, the first one 100 fans received a free bobblehead of the tennis icon.
That meant about half of everyone who came to watch the Orange County Breakers play on Wednesday night got a bobblehead.
The turnout at the...
| May 23, 2010
Residents can check out some super cool classic cars in Costa Mesa tonight to help a fledgling university in Zambia, a landlocked African country that's struggling with the AIDS epidemic and poverty.
Crevier Classic Cars at 365 Clinton St. is playing...
| May 25, 2010
ORANGE COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Docents are needed to lead tours of the Center, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Learn about the history and the development of the Center and the workings of the backstage areas. Call: (714) 556-2122, ext. 4259....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
It's a full spring dance season, with national and international companies heading into town, a trend that continues well into summer. For the next three months, "diversity" is one watchword, with flamenco, contemporary ballet, modern dance and neo-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:36 PM
For ticket holders, music festivals can be a treat. But for area residents, the only upshots can be bawdy fans, gridlocked traffic and noise de trop.
Anticipating such criticism, Tyler Russell was determined to do things differently. So he conceived...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:02 PM
A former Garden Grove police officer was convicted Friday of forcibly sodomizing three women, all of whom he had dated.
Jesse Andrew Green, 36, of Huntington Beach, was found guilty by a jury at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana of three felony...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:16 PM
They say it takes a village to raise a child. Charlotte Day might say that sometimes it takes the help of another village thousands of miles away.
In 2005, Day started GOGO Grandmothers, a ministry within the nonprofit Safe Africa that connects...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Every time Taylor Capretz unpacks from her summer trip, it's bittersweet.
Not because she'll miss her friends at camp, tubing at the lake or a couple weeks in Cabo San Lucas. Taylor, 17, wishes she could stay longer in the places she visits —...