| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:58 PM
A little more than a week since Valhalla Table closed its doors, Los Angeles-based Umami Burger has announced it will take the restaurant's former location at The Camp.
In a press release Monday, the burger joint based around the fifth taste said it will...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Organizers called it "Center Ice White Out," as the mighty Anaheim Ducks held their annual casino night raising needed funds for the Orangewood Children's Foundation and for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County, better known as CASA.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Costa Mesa Mayor Eric Bever this week clarified earlier comments he made suggesting that two of the Westside's nonprofits close because they attract homeless people.
Bever said during Tuesday's council meeting that he only directed city CEO Tom Hatch...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:49 PM
There are two ways to look at the eye of a doughnut: half empty or half full.
When each morning pairs the scent of fresh-baked dough with that of the salty ocean air at your beachside bakery, it's easy to live by the positive philosophy.
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A childhood hero of mine passed away recently: Sheriff John.
Emmy Award-winning "Sheriff" John Rovick — bedecked in a crisp khaki uniform, sheriff's badge and khaki Stetson — hosted a daily cartoon show for kids on KTTV (Channel 11)...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Love is in the air regardless of the budget with this selection of Valentine's Day (and weekend) offerings:
Chef Ryan Carson brings his Los Angeles-based pop-up restaurant, 'Pri-ve, to the Taco Asylum restaurant in The Camp, 2937 S....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Optimus Prime, Elmo, Rapunzel and even Darth Vader visited South Coast Plaza last weekend — all in the name of helping children.
The 21st annual Pumpkins and Pancakes event offered up the aforementioned breakfast staple from Plum's Cafe & Catering,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:37 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The Corona del Mar High doubles team of Kenzie Purcifull and Riley Gerdau earned its first "triple bagel" of the season Wednesday.
Purcifull and Gerdau swept visiting San Marcos, 6-0, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1 doubles. It was part of a...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 10:22 PM
Celebrating 10 years of jazz at The Ocean Institute, Dana Point, a sold-out crowd came together for two evenings of incredible music, fabulous food and, most importantly, a purpose of raising funds to support the institute's educational programs. They...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:27 PM
We have stumbled on a charming little restaurant on the Balboa Peninsula. Locals have been enjoying it for nine years, and we are delighted to recommend it to you.
Sol Grill reminded us of one of those small neighborhood ristoranti on a side street in...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Get those taste buds and appointment books ready.
Starting Sunday, locals will have one week to enjoy the best bang for their restaurant buck as OC Restaurant Week rolls back into town.
This year 100 restaurants from throughout the county will...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Friends of a high school student hit by an alleged intoxicated driver are continuing to raise money for her medical treatment.
The community can help raise money for Newport Harbor High School senior Crystal Morales during a fundraiser in Newport Beach...