| Aug 7, 2012
As Tala Teaupa got his haircut at the Matador Alcove, he was not only donating to Locks of Love to commemorate family members, but he was also kick-starting an upcoming fundraiser for his high school.
Patty Zimmerman, owner of Matador Alcove and Shanghai...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:16 PM
A group of volunteers cruised Corona del Mar early on the Fourth of July, installing about 120 flags along East Coast Highway to celebrate Independence Day.
"God bless America," Ray Kilz of Balboa Island said while he jogged in a fine mist to install...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:16 PM
A Costa Mesa private school raised more than $2,000 Saturday for veteran's families.
Mariners Christian School, K-8, raised $2,382 at a pancake breakfast Saturday for Fisher House Foundation, a national public-private partnership that provides housing...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Everyone will have a chance this weekend to get a sneak peek and taste of the new Habit Burger Grill restaurant, which is set to open at 1510 Adams Ave. in Costa Mesa.
As part of its grand-opening celebration, the Habit has teamed up with three local...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:33 PM
With one of the hottest summers on record finally drawing to a close, Popsicles and hot dogs are making way for more creative culinary experiences.
Enter Costa Mesa Restaurant Week, a perfect opportunity to try out 34 area restaurants with fixed-price...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Once home to a Marie Callender's, which served sweet and savory pies for more than 45 years, the brick building at 353 E. 17th St. in Costa Mesa will reopen this fall to serve a whole new kind of doughy goodness: wood-fired pizza.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 7:18 PM
There are plenty of places to pick up a hamburger down Costa Mesa's Harbor Boulevard. The Habit Burger Grill served up one more Wednesday with the grand opening of its newest location.
Tony Serritella, Habit's chief operating officer, couldn't help but...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The future of the last parcel available for development along Newport Harbor is up for discussion next week.
A study session is planned for 4:30 p.m. March 13 in the old Council Chambers, 3300 Newport Blvd.
The public is invited to offer ideas for new...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:34 PM
PALOS VERDES ESTATES — As members of the Corona del Mar High boys' tennis team finished off their nonleague match at Palos Verdes on Wednesday, they naturally were hungry.
Palos Verdes parents were grilling burgers near the tennis court. Some of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Get in on the fun of Stein Mart's one-year anniversary Saturday at The Market Place in Irvine. The store is giving away eight $50 gift cards throughout the day and a free pair of spa socks to the first 250 customers who make a purchase, according to a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:53 AM
When Ho Sum Bistro first opened in 1987, there was virtually no other Asian fusion restaurant in the area and the notion of healthy Asian cuisine didn't exist. "Califoriental" was the way they described their concept, and we both went back many times...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The lovable dive known as the Little Knight left its spot on 17th Street in August, and the Wild Goose Tavern has swooped in.
Reporter Jill Cowan and I stopped by for media night Nov. 8. Not just a bar, the tavern boasts a menu of gourmet sausages,...