| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:39 PM
For those people who love white and orange kitties, Community Animal Network has several available. Happy (pictured) is a teenage kitten who was rescued from Disneyland and is seeking a home with someone who has another kitty who would like to play....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Despite receiving news earlier in the day that his father had died, Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer attended Tuesday's City Council meeting.
He didn't mention his loss from the dais.
"Just, you know, you go to the meeting because that's what my dad...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:41 PM
A group of 90 teen surfers, all diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, will gather from around California hoping to catch a break at Laguna Beach on Saturday morning.
The Pediatric-Adolescent Diabetes and Education, or PADRE Foundation is hosting its ninth...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Past Toshiba Classic champions, and the top 30 players on the Champions Tour, amassing hundreds of wins combined, will tee it up at the 19th annual tournament, set to tee off March 11-17 at Newport Beach Country Club, the Toshiba Classic announced...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Brooks Podolec is only 18 months old, but he's already a powerful influence in the Orange County retail world.
His parents, Julie and Brad Podolec, sought last year to launch a popsicle business that would provide stores with an all-natural treat...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Gil Riegler looked the part of a traditional farmer with a battered cap and faded jeans as he groomed his livestock for the afternoon milking show.
But he was preparing to squeeze the white substance from an animal that Americans don't generally connect...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Some 30 years ago, my wife and I traveled to Denver for an annual gala hosted by Barbara and Marvin Davis, which they called "The Carousel Ball." Fast forward three decades and the Carousel Ball still unfolds annually, now in Beverly Hills with Barbara...
| Apr 13, 2013
Since my last column about health care appeared in this space, the system has continued to gallop toward disaster.
Today, under the federal government's "leadership," we often pay several times more in the United States for the same prescription drugs...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:12 PM
One Corona del Mar High School graduate and four UC Irvine students have been selected to be Fulbright Scholars.
Sarah Furgatch, Soraya Azzawi, Felipe Hernandez, Armaan Rowther and Christine Thrasher will study or teach across the globe later this year...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Imagine being told at age 10 that you have Type 1 diabetes, that you have to monitor your blood sugar, inject yourself with insulin four times a day and become obsessive about everything that goes into your body.
Some of us would let the disease...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Rachelle Reynolds is the top player on the Estancia High softball team.
She is a juggernaut on offense for the Eagles.
And she's not one to sit around and mope.
On the afternoon of March 2, the Estancia senior was at Hoag Hospital to say a final...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:31 AM
The Toshiba Classic, which will have its 20th anniversary in 2014, has announced dates for the Champions Tour event.
The tournament will take place March 10-16 at Newport Beach Country Club.
Organizers are hoping for another successful year with...