| Jul 16, 2010
| 5:17 PM
Summer is upon us. Not only are temperatures rising, but so is the likelihood of a few garden pests. The three that seem to be getting the most attention right now, turning up in gardens from Laguna Beach and Newport Beach to Huntington Beach and Costa...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 7:45 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Unusually cold Pacific Ocean waters off Southern California have put a damper on sportfishing, leaving many anglers walking away from fishing boats empty-handed, if not outright despondent.
Even some of the locals are starting to...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 8:09 PM
COSTA MESA — Vasile Zbranca is making a living far away from home at the Orange County Fair.
He is working hard, traveling and gaining experience.
And it's all possible for him because he grills kabobs at the fair.
"I'm really living the...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:46 PM
COSTA MESA — Outside of the ring, one undefeated boxer stood in the background. Another fought to stay perfect inside of it.
How James Kirkland and Luis Ramos returned for their next respective fights is far different. The two highlighted a...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:08 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — One person can make a difference. You just have to believe in yourself, be patient, put in many hours of work, and, sometimes — just sometimes — search far and wide for Spanish translators.
That was the message...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 9:16 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Agent Michael Jimenez' title.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is investigating a Tuesday-morning incident in which eight to 10 people reportedly came ashore at...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 7:09 PM
A 14-year-old Irvine teenager was reported missing after not showing up to school on Tuesday morning. Authorities think that Alan Rose may be a runaway headed to Mexico, according to an Irvine Police Department news release issued Wednesday.
| Aug 16, 2010
| 9:42 PM
Since 1892, Hussong's Cantina has been a stop for many travelers heading to Baja California. The family-run Ensenada, Mexico, institution boasts that it invented the first margarita in 1941. The Hussongs, German immigrants, claim they poured the first...
| Aug 21, 2010
| 7:06 PM
COSTA MESA — Two men convicted of kidnapping and holding an illegal immigrant mother and her child in a Costa Mesa motel for ransom in 2005 will get a retrial after a panel of judges ruled jurors were not given proper instructions before reaching...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 6:44 PM
Fewer illegal immigrants are coming to Orange County, mostly because of a trying economy coupled with a fortified U.S.-Mexico border that's made crossing into the United States more difficult, a UC Irvine professor who tracks their numbers said earlier...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 12:50 PM
"Locked up in a federal prison in Durango, Mexico, is a short, slight, frightened farmer with a pencil mustache and an ugly growth on the side of his neck. I was allowed to interview him, and I'll never forget his face. Nor will I forget that this small...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Looking for a youthful and vibrant night out in Huntington Beach?
Shorebreak Hotel is spicing up Orange County's evenings with the "Culinary Sound" event series booked every other Wednesday from 6:30 to 11 p.m., with the next one April 20 at Zimzala...