| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:52 PM
A key aspect to the Toshiba Classic is money raised for charity. That is certainly the case during the 18th annual Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club this week.
The charity hits home for Michael Allen, who has had a nice start this year on the...
| 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'...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:43 PM
It is with deep sorrow, the family of Alan Langston announces his passing at the age of 57 on December 28, 2012. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. He is survived by his mother, Beverly Langston, sister Catherine Langston...
| 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,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Police on Tuesday morning identified a man suspected of shooting a Newport Beach doctor.
Police arrested Stanwood Fred Elkus, 75, of Lake Elsinore, Monday on suspicion of shooting Dr. Ronald Gilbert, 52, of Huntington Beach, multiple times in the torso....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Newport Beach's Wellness Choice Center will offer free weight loss and corrective care evaluations for the month of February, a news release said.
The center — which offers chiropractic, nutritional counseling and other holistic wellness services...
| 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...
| 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...