| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:51 PM
The first word Kendall Mulvaney used to describe winning Most Valuable Player of the Los Tacos Holiday Tournament was "unexpected."
Mulvaney, a sophomore, said she wanted to share the award with her teammates on defense for the Corona del Mar High girls'...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:37 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — After she lugged six teenagers, folding chairs and a pink zebra-print bag full of blankets from San Dimas to Corona del Mar, all Julie Riccardo wanted was a cool iced tea.
"I'm thirsty, and there's nothing to drink," Riccardo, 53,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Larson. Kim L.
June 10, 1952 -October 29, 2011
Larson suddenly passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2011. A lifelong resident of Newport Beach more than 50 years and beloved son of Al and Sunny Larson. Kim was a devoted husband who was married to his...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:55 PM
When Danish duo Christian Toxboe and Laura Nielsen brought their gelato recipe to the U.S., they wanted to make it different.
They wanted to make it nice.
Using fresh, organic ingredients, they launched N'ice Cream: Nielsen's Homemade Gelato and Sorbet,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:10 PM
We are happy to announce that we can now include Irvine in our dining reviews. For our first outing, we went to visit an old friend, the venerable (for Orange County) SW Seafood and BBQ.
We return here again and again because we think they have the...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:50 PM
The charm of the Balboa Fun Zone is an elusive concept, and for years people have been lamenting its loss.
When the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum recently unveiled plans for its Fun Zone property, those feelings were stoked anew.
People protested and...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Several local restaurants will be showing off their most popular dishes during Newport Beach Restaurant Week, which kicks off Friday.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version incorrectly said that Five Crowns is serving mushroom soup, a gem...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:09 PM
As the co-owner of a new doughnut shop in Costa Mesa, Sumter Pendergrast believes in the concept of the tried-and-true treats.
After all, he says, with that cupcake craze "on the way out," Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee can take over with its daily...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The board of directors for Save Our Youth will honor three people during an anniversary event later this month.
The Costa Mesa-based charity commonly known as SOY, which aims to reduce violence among youths, plans to give awards to Joe Erickson, Carmen...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:27 PM
It's officially summertime, and the Newport Beach Public Library's Summer Reading Program begins Saturday. So visit the Central Library or the Balboa, Corona del Mar or Mariners branch and pick up game sheets or review forms, win prizes and enjoy...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Justin Miller is executive chef of Pizzeria Ortica in Costa Mesa. Miller, born and raised in Orange County, describes his approach to cooking as "relaxed," a good fit for the rustic Italian cuisine at David Myers’ restaurant, centered on a wood-...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:11 PM
I hope to drop weight this summer.
The Orange County Fair has other plans. I may as well wait until New Year's to break my resolution.
The theme of the July 12 to Aug. 11 shindig is "Come & Get It." The "It" to come and get is batter-slathered, deep-...