| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:57 AM
In the past, once a year I deviate from my usual Community & Clubs column for the Thanksgiving Turkey of the Year column and with this column, I will deviate again.
A trip to Cuba
I was among a group of 65 who flew on a charter flight from Los...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Newport Beach's tony Ritz Restaurant was the setting for the Big Canyon Spyglass Hill Philharmonic dinner on May 26.
It welcomed more than 100 patrons to a fabulous evening with entertainment by the talented "Baker Boys." If you have not enjoyed an...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 8:40 PM
Saturday will mark the first Ride for AIDS event in Orange County. Although the ride is familiar to San Francisco and Los Angeles bicyclists, tomorrow will be the first riding event in the O.C. to raise money for the fight against HIV and AIDS.
| Oct 20, 2010
| 8:15 PM
The AIDS Services Foundation of Orange County, commemorating 25 years of fighting the insidious disease, recently held what organizers called "The Red Ball 1985" in Laguna Beach, which raised $300,000 for the foundation. More than 400 guests converged...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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 —...
| 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...