| May 31, 2013
| 3:48 PM
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'...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:07 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The exercise wasn't on the schedule, but Bill Brawley had learned to read the eyes of kids and improvise when the moment required it.
Monday morning in a rehearsal room at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 40 young vocalists were working on...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:15 PM
There may be a more gorgeous, beautiful combination of water, views and city than our little glistening isle, but for during a recent afternoon, Newport Beach is heaven.
Newport might contain, as does Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach, as...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Happiness — it's a quality we are all looking to find and keep. Although no one is happy all the time, some people appear to feel more fulfilled than others. Being happy with yourself isn't so much about pursuing it, but finding things that you...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Respect is something that has to be earned on the tennis court.
Anyone who was at the Corona del Mar High boys' tennis home match against University on March 19 had to come away with respect for CdM senior Alec Adamson.
When Adamson came to CdM before...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The roiling snake pit that is Washington politics writhes and hisses with unexpected comical fervor in "The Parisian Woman," a provocative new play by Beau Willimon now receiving its world premiere at South Coast Repertory.
Seldom does pure dialogue...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The greatest shopping friend known to women may have just arrived at Bloomingdale's at South Coast Plaza.
The Me-Ality takes the guessing out of sizing, style and best fit when it comes to finding that perfect pair of jeans. I recently tested it and was...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Richard Bare is a veteran of the Hollywood studio system, when those fortunate enough to have a job could rely on a steady paycheck. But he also knows something about being an unknown filmmaker trying to slip a foot in the door.
| May 1, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Imagine being told at age 10 that you have Type 1 diabetes, that you have to monitor your blood sugar, inject yourself with insulin four times a day and become obsessive about everything that goes into your body.
Some of us would let the disease...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:54 AM
"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...