| Dec 31, 2010
| 4:30 PM
Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman.
Day After Party
Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, hosts a New Year's Eve Day After Party, featuring DJ Mr....
| Dec 31, 2010
| 4:39 PM
Last week my little rain gauge mounted on my fence reached its capacity and overflowed. Next time I checked it, water was over the rim again. I have to buy a bigger rain gauge. But not far away a neighbor, an amateur meteorologist, has recorded almost...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 7:46 PM
Editor's note: This removes the Palapa Bar specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, is holding a blood drive to benefit the American Red...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 9:23 AM
With 100 restaurants to choose from, the biggest question about the fifth Orange County Restaurant Week isn't whether to partake; it's where.
The now-annual culinary event opens Sunday and offers three-course menus for all palates, from down-home...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Freebie of the Week: Try a medium order of Chick-fil-A's outstanding waffle fries free from 2 to 4 p.m. March 4 when you mention you're there to try the new Heinz Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which recently replaced the fast food chain's regular ketchup...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:11 PM
As autumn's shorter days and longer nights provide us with cool weather, more of us will be spending time indoors. With the holidays approaching and the cooking and baking season upon us, the Food Network on television is a popular destination for recipes...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 8:48 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Anyone who has been here will probably gush about the Sabatino's Sausage Co. Italian sausage and its savory goat cheese filling. When asked for directions to the restaurant, the same person could be at a loss for words.
| Nov 3, 2010
| 11:10 PM
Joe Zavala calls himself a stump among trees on the football field.
The Newport Harbor High freshman is listed at 238 pounds. He's also just 5-foot-6, so the nose guard position on the defensive line fits him well.
But even stumps have roots, and...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 8:36 PM
That's all it took for me to vote for the first time as an American. Tuesday night's visit to the polls was a first, too, in that I'd never voted for anything or any election associated with any of the three other countries whose...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 6:28 PM
I am sad today because of Tuesday night's City Council decision.
The council voted to appoint Stephen Mensinger over Chris McEvoy to fill Katrina Foley's recently vacated seat.
This action was taken despite the overwhelming number of speakers who...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 7:37 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Jason Iehl's last name.
COSTA MESA — Few businesses have been able to capitalize on Twitter the way the gourmet food truck industry has — many reaching cult-like status with tens of thousands of...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 7:51 PM
Want to spread some holiday cheer? Enjoy a burger — and for a good cause — by participating in Talk About Curing Autism's Adopt-A-Family fundraiser with Ruby's Diner.
From Nov. 18 to 21, seven Ruby's locations in Orange County, including...