| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:52 PM
On a cloudless Friday night in Costa Mesa, the powers that be at City Hall made it snow. The white stuff, sprinkling down onto throngs of gleeful children, was part of a festive evening that marked the opening of the 47th annual Snoopy House. Some 200...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:44 PM
When Mike Gillespie spoke to the young athletes of Newport Beach Little League he could've used the time to talk more about his UC Irvine baseball team or even his grand coaching career while leading USC and the Anteaters.
But he wanted to stress an...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:01 AM
If I were to write that the Beatles were a great band, would that give you pause? That is, would you notice anything funny about how I've written the band's name?
Most people, I'm guessing, would not. But close readers might notice something odd —...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze.
Director Mahesh Pailoor valiantly balanced budgetary issues and his cast's schedules while shooting the entire movie out of order. He even faced an unexpected foe — the 85th annual Academy Awards.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:49 PM
Holiday Soiree and Benefit
School board member Katrina Foley hosts her third annual Holiday Soiree and Benefit from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mesa Restaurant in the Camp, 725 Baker St., Costa Mesa. This year's event benefits Second Harvest Food Bank and...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Balboa Island Holiday Home Walking Tour
Eight beach cottages and bay front homes will be specially decorated for the 15th annual Balboa Island Holiday Home Walking Tour. The event starts at 11 a.m. Tickets cost $25 and can be purchases at...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 8:21 PM
'The Art of Uncertainty'
Dennis Merritt Jones will talk about "The Art of Uncertainty" at an Inside Edge networking breakfast meeting at UC Irvine's University Club, 801 E. Peltason. The event starts at 6:30 a.m. First-time guests pay $35...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:39 PM
Christmas Boat Parade
The 103rd annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade goes from 6:30 till around 9 p.m. For information, go to http://www.
Las Posadas at Pretend City
Pretend City Children's Museum...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Patrick's Pub, at 2645 Harbor Blvd. in Costa Mesa, is sponsoring its fifth annual toy drive for the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. The pub will accept donations of new and unwrapped toys. For more information, call (714) 966-2721....
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:32 PM
It was time.
The chair had begun to sag in multiple places, its stamina and flexibility fatally compromised by the repeated sittings and risings, and sittings and risings, of its most frequent (and, as the French so delicately put it, "well-seated")...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:44 PM
IRVINE — Pulling out his black iPhone, Luke Stanback called up an app for "Alien Invasion" and started blasting space invaders from a ship.
The game is pretty challenging, but Luke knows all the "cheats." That's because the 11-year-old created...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Hugh E. Hill, 91, of Newport Beach, California passed away peacefully on Saturday July 2, 2011.
He was born to the late Clarence and Edith Hill, on February 15, 1920 in Buffalo, New York. Hugh graduated from Grimsby High School in Ontario, Canada and...