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  • Trend Watch: TV star hosts shopping event

    Trend Watch: TV star hosts shopping event
    "Pretty Little Liars" star Janel Parrish will be at the Foreign Exchange clothing shop at the Irvine Spectrum on Saturday. Parrish will host the celebrity shopping event, posing for pictures, picking out her favorite pieces from the shop's collections...
  • All About Food: How would Jesus diet — or William the Conqueror?

    Well, folks, bathing suit weather is here, and our thoughts turn to our waistlines and the fastest, easiest way to shrink them. We can offer a few suggestions from the past that might interest you...or not. Some are pretty wacky, and some are just weird....
  • Commentary: Inspired to run — but later

    The nasty alarm screamed 5:30 a.m. "I'm not getting up tomorrow," I growled. I pulled on workout clothes, met Ken, my Tuesday-Wednesday running partner, and before I could change my mind, told him, "I'm sleeping in Wednesday." "You deserve it; you just...
  • On Theater: A new classic, or five, in the making?

    Theatergoers who wonder where the next wave of new plays and playwrights might be coming from could find at least a partial answer Saturday at the Newport Theatre Arts Center. There, beginning at 2:30 p.m., five new one-act plays will be presented in...
  • Apodaca: Common Core may add up to math skills boost we need

    I worked on a story about Michael Milken many years ago, not long after the infamous junk-bond tycoon's release from prison. During the reporting phase, I observed him fulfilling his court-ordered community service by teaching a math clinic at a middle...
  • CdM completes project at ENC

    CdM completes project at ENC
    NEWPORT BEACH — For the past two seasons, the Corona del Mar High football team has known the correct path to win a CIF Southern Section championship. This week, the Sea Kings were acquainted with different types of paths at the Environmental...
  • Dancing for Mother Earth

    Dancing for Mother Earth
    Although the lights were dimmed and the studio soundless, a chair, front and center, bespoke a human presence. Taped to the wall, a sign declared that a set of ankle bells had recently gone missing. Before long, the pitter-patter of pint-sized feet...
  • The Amanda Workout

    CrossFit was founded by Greg Glassman after he trained Santa Cruz Police Department officers. The first CrossFit gym opened in Santa Cruz in the 1990s. The only machines in CrossFit gyms are for rowing. The exercises focus on functional movements, or...
  • Get fit with classes at Great Park

    The Orange County Great Park is rolling out free fitness classes on Saturdays in June. The "Great Park in Motion" series kicks off this Saturday at the Terraced Lawn. The outdoor routines begin at 7 a.m. with Health Walking, which is led by A Snail'...
  • On Theater: 'Alive and Well' at Costa Mesa Playhouse

    On Theater: 'Alive and Well' at Costa Mesa Playhouse
    Love and loss. Desire and despair. Infatuation and irony. All these are ingredients in the Costa Mesa Playhouse's latest production, "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris." Chances are you haven't heard of Jacques Brel, unless you've...
  • Fitness: Locals join in on spin revolution

    Fitness: Locals join in on spin revolution
    Marisa Wayne has a tone of pride when she tells the story about how her father broke into show business and became a movie star and an American icon. It makes sense for her to be proud. Her father is John Wayne. "He played football for USC," said...
  • Commentary: Running against the clock, in more ways than one

    There it is. Chapter 5 of Owen Barder's "Running for Fitness" describes age-related declines in muscle mass, lung elasticity and stride length and a loss of 9% to 10% aerobic capacity per decade. All this points to slowing down as we age. So when I...