| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
The fourth annual National Veterans Day Run in Irvine will come to William R. Mason Regional Park on Saturday. The event will offer a 5K (3.1-mile) race and a one-mile family walk/run. Racing will begin at 3:11 p.m.
Registration for the 5K is $30 for...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Alyaa Abdulghany realizes the power of first impressions.
At 4-foot-11, the Corona del Mar High sophomore stands out on the golf course for her height — or lack thereof.
"Quite the short one," Abdulghany said, flashing a big smile that reveals...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:55 PM
CHINO HILLS — Alyaa Abdulghany always tells herself to go at least two-under par in every competitive round. It usually helps achieve her goal to win.
The Corona del Mar High sophomore actually went three-under on Thursday and it led to huge...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:01 PM
It's been a while since I've checked in with my restaurant column, Barbara's Bits & Bites, which continues to discover and rediscover fun places to eat in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa.
I've had a bellyful of politics from covering the last election...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:09 PM
With the holidays quickly approaching, I thought it would be interesting to walk into West Marine and talk to the different department managers.
Matt Jessner, the general manager, has been with the company for four years. He started at the Long Beach...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The world-famous Brooklyn Bridge was closed last Friday night and reopened over the weekend after the cargo ship Rainbow Quest scraped the underside of the span. The allision did not cause any damage to the ship's mast tower or the bridge, but the...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:18 AM
Since Sean Abdali became owner of The Tennis Club at Newport Beach Country Club, he hasn't exactly gotten a lot of sleep.
Abdali and his staff have worked all week to provide immediate renovations to the club. Fences were painted, sunscreens were...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Newport Harbor 222, Fountain Valley 248
Grace Ferrell shot the low for the Sailors, one-under-par 35, in the Sunset League finale at Big Canyon Country Club Thursday.
Teanna Herrera (45), Tehya Corona (46), Madison Fernandez (47) and Hannah...
| Oct 17, 2014
Dr. Jenni Martin looked at her computer screen and pointed to the videotaped golfer as he hit a ball.
"That guy is a good golfer," Martin said as she folded her arms. "But he's losing power. I have to get him to stretch his pecs."
It's that type of...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Serving People In Need (SPIN), the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit assisting working-poor families in O.C. with housing and basic life necessities, will gather advocates Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Huntington Beach for its 26th annual gala. Celebrity...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Grand opening set for Island Hotel gourmet collection
The Island Hotel in Newport Beach will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday to introduce its gourmet Market Place in the hotel's renovated lobby.
Tastes of some of the house...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:46 PM
RIVERSIDE — Here in Hunter Hobby Park, balls, bats, playground slides and steaming locomotives share common ground.
The different users coexist and, apparently, get along in a space that works for everyone.
For some, this is the vision for Costa...