| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:15 PM
When Caron Ory's father was diagnosed with diabetes and struggled to stop eating sugar, the trained dietitian told him not to worry. "I'll create something for you," she promised.
Through two years of research, trial-and-error recipes and taste tests,...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:20 PM
There was an emotional moment for Darlene Gardner on Thursday night at Equinox fitness gym in Irvine.
Gardner held back tears when she talked about a life-changing experience and the support she received while she worked to lose weight for charity.
| 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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Steve Finley, Matt Leinart, Garrett Anderson and Champions Tour players John Cook, Esteban Toledo, Curtis Strange and Fuzzy Zoeller will participate in a special Toshiba Classic charity event Tuesday morning at Newport Beach Country Club.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:51 PM
Maybe it was because Hank Adler goofed on the number of national championships the University of Houston men's golf team won while Steve Elkington played for the Cougars.
Or maybe it was simply because Adler opened his interview with Elkington with an...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:47 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Dustin Bushnell has played his guitar and sang with "The Dirty Heads," on the Jimmy Kimmel Show and in front of large crowds. But that doesn't compare to the pressure Bushnell admits to feeling when he participated in the inaugural...
| 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....