| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:42 PM
Business is a family affair for the Skala sisters.
Katie, 28, and Jessica, 23, are the force behind the innovative fashion truck Waves of Attire: Rolling Boutique, a mobile clothing and accessories retailer.
Taking their cue from food trucks, the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Twenty-fifteen was launched with style on the Orange Coast. Hostess Elizabeth An and husband Gordon Clune welcomed some 300 guests in sparkling New Year's Eve attire to a very special party at AnQi, South Coast Plaza.
Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:23 PM
Marijuana, pills and alcohol may have been staples of wild teen parties in the past, but more and more, students are using heroin and methamphetamine, an undercover Newport Beach police detective told members of the Corona del Mar High School PTA at a...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:37 PM
In a corner of town more popularly known for industrial buildings and oil changes, a budding pocket of artists and businesses are combining forces to forge their own slice of "Costa Mesa cool."
They're calling their neighborhood Style on Superior....
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:14 PM
A sushi "hand roll" restaurant has opened in Costa Mesa.
Temakira, 259 E. 17th St., specializes in temaki, a type of sushi eaten by hand that is wrapped in seaweed and made into a cone shape, according to a news release.
The restaurant combines styles...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:59 PM
For more than two decades, Laguna Beach's beloved band Missiles of October has built an avid following at its home base, the Marine Room Tavern, where locals gather for a stiff drink and live entertainment.
"I've been listening to these guys for 20-...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Rush Hill, while still Newport Beach mayor, participated in a ribbon-cutting Dec. 4 at the grand opening of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at 840 Newport Center Drive, Suite 100.
About 200 people attended the event, including Coldwell...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:32 PM
They called it an afternoon of inspiration. New York-based fashion designer Donna Karan has created a national program, "Women Who Inspire," combining art, fashion and philanthropy to support community campaigns in cities across the nation.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:58 AM
During the holidays, many community groups put together feasts and assistance programs for those in need. Others present opportunities to celebrate. Here are examples of both:
Costa Mesa-based Share Our Selves is conducting its...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The other week, I went grocery shopping and brought a bag to fill for charity, as we're wont to do during the holiday season. The blue reusable bag, produced by a church pantry, contained a list of suggested donations on the side: rice, cereal, canned...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A... Arthur Pescan. This Corona del Mar High School junior seems to do it all — cross country, the school musical, class president, mock trial, standing up to an angry crowd to support a new school sports complex. A school board trustee once said...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Seventh Tea Bar in Costa Mesa will close Dec. 31 after nearly two years in business.
The bar opened in January 2013 in OC Mix, part of the South Coast Collection shopping center on Hyland Avenue. The bar is owned by Jeff and Christa Duggan, who also...