| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:18 AM
Since Sean Abdali became owner of The Tennis Club at Newport Beach Country Club, he hasn't exactly gotten a lot of sleep.
Abdali and his staff have worked all week to provide immediate renovations to the club. Fences were painted, sunscreens were...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:13 AM
In the O.C. at holiday time, the grandest gala of them all is arguably the Candlelight Concert benefiting the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Celebrating 41 seasons this year, the event raised $1.9 million in support of center arts and education programs....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Here he grows again.
Clayton Peterson, the Costa Mesa native who took over a 1940s industrial building on the west side of town to record local bands, showcase his personal art collection and host a private venue, is now hoping to liven up the space...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The holiday season is a time for good food and getting together with friends.
So when Doug Bennett, executive director of college advancement at Orange Coast College, and Liz Parker, an OCC Foundation specialist, invited me to lunch and tour their...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The Corona del Mar Home Tour, the Corona del Mar High School PTA's only annual fundraiser, will take place Tuesday and feature seven homes, including the owners of Roger's Gardens' Cameo Shores home.
Tickets are $75, and include breakfast at Le Pain...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The week between Christmas and New Year's is a good time to get out and try some local dining spots with family and friends, including the furry kind.
While Newport Beach and Costa Mesa have many dog-friendly restaurants, that's not always the case if...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Intrigued by the hype preceding the limited release of "The Interview," moviegoers flocked to the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach this week to catch the controversial comedy even after threats of violence from hackers.
The Lido is one of a handful of...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Dr. Boyd's Pet Resort, a grooming, day care, veterinary, training and boarding facility in Irvine, celebrated its grand opening Dec. 15.
Dr. Boyd's is open around the clock every day at 8645 Research Drive, offering services ranging from "play-...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:26 PM
As the clock nears midnight on Dec. 31, Orange County residents have plenty of options to make the countdown to 2015 fun.
Tickets are on sale for XL NYE, a block party at the Triangle in Costa Mesa. The event, hosted by Newport Beach-based Identity...
| 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 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 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....