| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:38 PM
On Saturday, the Irvine Barclay Theatre will be the site of classical music — and caffeine.
Organic coffee company Urth Caffe is coming to Laguna Beach in the summer. But married co-owners Shallom and Jilla Berkman plan to introduce their...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The doughy LSTs, or landing ship tanks in military parlance, were the U.S. Navy's amphibious landing workhorses of World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War.
Flat-bottomed and keel-less, the 328-foot LSTs, their guns blazing, crawled onto...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:01 PM
It's easy to get burnt out on the endless parade of superheroes marching across the summer cinema screens. The loud pyrotechnics and large-scale destruction make it difficult to care about the central characters. Whether it's Superman, Iron Man, Spider-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Billy Brown was born in Abilene, Texas and moved to Northern California as a teenager with his parents Henry Claude & Mary Pollock Brown, and his sister, Hazel Marie. There he met the love of his life, Dixie Lee Skiles. They were married in 1952. He...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Newport Beach Sister City Assn. will celebrate in 2014 the 30th anniversary of the relationship with Okazaki, Japan, according to Connie Skibba, Sister City board member.
"The twinning cities have enjoyed a warm and mutually supportive friendship,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Peruvian food is an interesting and delicious mixture of indigenous cuisine combined with influences from the Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and West Africans who settled there. At the family-run Inka Cantina in Fountain Valley, you will find a...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Despite difficulties finding locations to shoot "A Werewolf Boy," a blockbuster from South Korea and this year's selection for the Newport Beach Film Festival's Korean Spotlight, filmmakers were able to capture some of the country's most scenic...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Six students from Okazaki, Japan, took center stage this week to share a bit of their culture with students at Ensign Intermediate School in Newport Beach.
For more than 30 years, the Newport-Balboa Rotary Club, working in conjunction with the Newport...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:15 PM
UTSUNOMIYA, Japan — Taylor Sparks, making his first start of the series against the Japan National Team, drove in three runs on three hits to lead the Collegiate National Team to an 8-2 win Wednesday.
Sparks, who went three for five and scored...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:06 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — After a day of suspense and anticipation, Newport-Mesa residents were left with calm waters and heavy hearts for those in Japan hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami.
People flocked to bluffs and other vantage points to see the...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 7:12 PM
SAN ONOFRE — Operators at the concrete-domed San Onofre nuclear plant were trying to reassure worried Southern California residents Monday that the nuclear catastrophe unfolding in Japan won't happen here.
San Onofre is located near the San Diego-...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 12:52 PM
A Newport Beach-based group is organizing a March 27 fundraiser to benefit victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
Organizers said in a news release that they will donate 100% of the proceeds to the American Red Cross of Orange County's...