| 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'...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...