| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 17, 2010
IRVINE — Aaron Peirsol sat in a room that is used by ballerinas and gymnasts. With a straight face, the 6-foot-4 swimmer tried his best to answer questions Monday.
He found ways to dance around a couple of them.
Peirsol is one of the captains on...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 11:27 PM
IRVINE — Aaron Peirsol was night and day on the first day of the Pan Pacific Championships.
He went from being out of contention in the 100-meter backstroke to winning it. What a crazy nine hours for the former Newport Harbor High star.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:10 PM
As the Fukushima Daichi nuclear tragedy in Japan continues to unfold, some Orange County residents wonder what it might be like if anything like it happened here.
Such a nightmare for folks along the Orange Coast would impact us all. A tidal wave of...
| Oct 2, 2010
| 8:05 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Everybody inside the Corona del Mar High School gym rose as the National Anthem was played on Friday.
But when the Japanese foreign exchange students started to sing John Denver's "Take Me Home," the hundreds of American middle...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 8:51 PM
COSTA MESA — Get ready for a journey to explore the Japanese and Japanese American cultures through a medium that can connect all people: the arts.
The JapanOC festival opens Saturday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the Segerstrom...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 8:35 PM
NEWPORT COAST — Kelly Perkins might be new to Laguna Beach, but she could look familiar to anyone who has turned on the television or flipped open a newspaper in the last decade. She gained international recognition in the mid-1990s as the first...
| Jun 1, 2010
More than 25 years ago, two Japanese and American war veterans set themselves to closing the gap over the Pacific Ocean — one individual at a time.
"What Mr. Wendell Fish and Mr. Masao Kato said to each other was, 'Let us get to know each other...
| 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...