| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation.
They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:54 PM
For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne.
As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger.
Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:12 PM
The 29th annual gala produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Guild welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa for a summer soirée. It netted an impressive $535,000 benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research and care.
Gala chairs Dan and...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 7:35 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the caption's information about the amount of money donated.
COSTA MESA — Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill might be better known for serving up Tex-Mex meals, but on Wednesday the South Coast Plaza restaurant kicked up its...
| 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...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:46 PM
The first time Calvin Saxton went surfing, he thought of it as a simple diversion.
"It was really fun," Calvin said, remembering the day he was 4 and his father set him on the water. "He pushed me onto a wave and just told me to stand up."
| Jul 6, 2011
| 8:18 PM
Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath.
On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:11 PM
James Pribram is at it again.
Laguna Beach's own "Eco-Warrior" soon will embark on another environmental rescue, this time in Bali, Indonesia.
Pribram sent me an email this week that read:
"I will be leaving Oct. 17 for Bali in an effort to help...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing.
Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:54 PM
We want to see an end to cystic fibrosis for all who suffer from this deadly inherited disease, but also for our close friend's niece and my son's college roommate.
Join legendary watermen Laird Hamilton and Dave Kalama, as well as more than a dozen...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Four days of food heaven are descending on Laguna Beach, when the annual "Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food & Wine Experience" returns Thursday and continues through Sunday. The four-day culinary event celebrates world-class cuisine, with local...