| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:41 PM
An elderly Irvine woman reported missing and who was suffering from the onset of dementia has been found in Tijuana. She is reported to be OK, police said Tuesday.
Police and relatives of Rosalie Delite Smith, 84, said Smith first reported being lost in...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 6:58 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Hearing the word "treatment" spurs a Pavlovian-like response in Beckett Williams that is as natural to him as sitting at the table for dinner or going to bed at night.
The blond-haired, pink-cheeked toddler, who is nearly 2, will...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 9:20 PM
Q: We bought our 8-year-old dog, Callie, from a local family, and we're still in touch. I've often wondered if Callie would recognize a sibling. Is this possible? — J.K., Cyberspace
A: All these years later, the chance your dog would recognize a...
| Jan 9, 2011
While most people don't like to talk about inflammatory bowel disease — it's not exactly coffee chatter — Jennifer Martin is happy discussing how her surgery to treat it saved her life.
In April 2009, the 27-year-old Costa Mesa resident was...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 8:42 PM
A pair of 9-month-old sisters, Coco (black Oriental) and Foxy (Bengal tabby), are among the many animals that the Community Animal Network supports with special diets.
Coco's caregiver was complaining that she scavenged the counters in search of food...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:46 PM
The spring social season will honor two of the region's most philanthropic couples on behalf of very serious causes.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) challenges concerned citizens to "Imagine a World Without Diabetes." The JDRF "Dream...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 8:35 PM
NEWPORT COAST— The struggles with balancing a budding music career while having a chronic health condition — on top of the rigors of high school — are found in the title and lyrics of a Newport Beach singer-songwriter's debut album....
| Nov 24, 2010
| 8:20 PM
Five years ago this month, my second son, Tristan, started to complain that his vision had gotten blurry. I also had noticed he was gulping down everything in sight, and he seemed to be urinating constantly.
The day before Thanksgiving, I took Tristan,...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 8:33 PM
Q: Don't you think it's about time you just came out and told the truth — that cats are smarter than dogs? -- H.J., New York City
A: Defining intelligence between species is challenging. (I can hear you now: "He's copping out.") Well, maybe I am. I...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 8:04 PM
Q: My husband lost his corporate job six months ago, and his prospects have not improved. I was a stay-at-home mom who went back to work part time. We have three kids (ages 5 to 11) and three dogs (two Labs and a Lab/golden retriever-mix). We've always...
| 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...
| 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...