| 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....
| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:11 PM
The 16th annual Guilds of the Center fashion extravaganza moved from daytime to evening this season.
Chaired by Kathy Fleming, the party unfolded March 24 at the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel. The event began with a champagne reception on the very...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 9:21 PM
Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) has introduced a bill that he says would strengthen laws that require parents' written consent before a school can let students out early for confidential medical procedures or to teach them about sex, gender and...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:45 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — For Joanne Baker's 50th birthday, she asked for $500,000.
It wasn't for her, but for donations to children in South Africa affected by AIDS.
What the Hoag Hospital OR charge nurse got in 2001 was $35,000, but that was more than...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 8:04 PM
It was an evening with Charlize Theron at UC Irvine's Center For Living Peace. The Academy Award-winning actress, who also serves as the United Nations Messenger of Peace, came to Orange County to speak to local advocates passionate about world affairs...
| 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...
| 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 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...