| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:56 PM
We returned from vacation to learn our neighbors were organizing a group garage sale the next morning.
Did we want in? asked one.
We did. Need the space, we said.
Our tidy block of tiny homes was to become an open-air bazaar — OK, a flea...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Melissa Mead says she likes to run. She especially enjoys longer distances.
She thrives on long courses. It's as if she finds extra energy when the ground converts from pavement to grass, to dirt, to hills toward the finish line.
She's also no...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:46 PM
A record number of students have signed up for Kids Run the OC, a youth fitness program organized around the ninth annual OC Marathon, organizers announced Tuesday.
On May 4, the day of the marathon at the Orange County Fairgrounds, kids in the...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:14 PM
Newport Beach residents Madison Browning and Haley Atkins won gold medals at the So Cal South State Championships for the compulsory levels 4-5-6 in girls' gymnastics last month.
Competing in Level 4, Atkins won gold medals on the balance beam, floor...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 8:04 PM
Q: I play basketball at a local gym. You pay to belong. Four-on-four pick-up: you win, you keep playing. Certain guys are just horrible, beyond belief; if you get stuck with one of them, you're playing three on four. They have every right to play, yet...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:02 PM
Museum Book Sale
New and used art books and exhibition catalogs will be on sale from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Laguna Beach Art Museum lobby, 307 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach. Visitors will be given free entry from 5 to 9 p.m. to the museum's current...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 7:41 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale
A used book sale for members of Friends of the Library will run from
1 to 4 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Annual memberships can be purchased for $10. For more information, call...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 7:59 PM
All Ages Yoga
Lululemon Athletica hosts Salutation Nation at 9 a.m., a nationwide, complimentary all-levels yoga class in the Neiman Marcus-Bloomingdale's Courtyard at Fashion Island. Thousands of people across North America will take their...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 11:54 PM
At 6-foot-71/2 and 280 pounds, Andrew Albers is by far the biggest athlete at Costa Mesa High.
Albers' biggest problem has been the school's weight room. The facility has not been able to keep up with the football player the past three years.
| Aug 19, 2010
| 7:13 PM
Area hipsters are making plans now to attend the first-ever Thread Show in Orange County on Sunday. Thread is a juried shopping event that tours the country showcasing 100 emerging clothing designers and artists, along with offering free live music,...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 8:12 PM
According to an article in the Arizona Republic, Arizona lawmakers passed a law earlier this year "that prohibits cities and towns from using zoning codes and land-use rules to restrict where religious facilities such as churches, mosques or synagogues...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 9:48 PM
The material might be the same, but there will be more than one student, or in this case golf professional, among the audience.
Roy Khoury, the golf fitness instructor with a Newport Beach facility I wrote about three months ago, is back in the news and...