| May 26, 2012
| 6:11 PM
ScotsFest 2012, a celebration of Scottish culture and traditions, will unfold from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the O.C. Fair & Event Center , 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Cost of admission is $18 for an all-day ticket, with parking costing...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:20 PM
A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange Coast YMCA, 2300 University Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 642-9990, or go to http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com, for more information....
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
'The Inside Edge — A Breakfast Forum'
Jonathan R.T. Lakey, the featured speaker at Wednesday morning's "The Inside Edge" program, will be talking about the search for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes. Tickets for first-time guests cost $25....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:27 PM
While some might describe Kevin Hansen's extended summer in Orange County as being left behind, the U.S. national team veteran chooses to focus on a men's volleyball career that has taken him along for a long, meaningful ride.
Hansen, who is now third on...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:46 PM
It was a week to recognize and celebrate the contributions of dads on the Orange Coast.
Father's Day2012 was the theme for the American Diabetes Assn.'s annual "Father of the Year" dinner held at the Grove of Anaheim.
A shoulder-to-shoulder crowd of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:50 PM
Crossing the finish after a local 5K race, I walked beside a crowd of breathless runners.
Flushed and happy, we grabbed water and moved toward the stage for award announcements. Post-race endorphins forge friendships fast. Age doesn't matter. At 67, I'...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:24 PM
A Newport Coast teen is set to donate 200 teddy bears with medical ID bracelets around their necks to Children's Hospital of Orange County next week.
Devon Cohen, who has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, has raised almost $30,000 for diabetes...
| 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...
| 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...