| 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...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 9:42 PM
I spent a recent lunch break at Borders, which is writing its final chapter — 11.
As someone who still reads books that don't require batteries, I headed down to the clearance sale at the South Coast Plaza location with a lot of optimism, a...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:11 PM
IRVINE — It felt like a graduation, but the students being honored had yet to earn a diploma. The ceremony was actually the first step.
Still, there was much to celebrate.
"Congratulations to all of you," said UC Irvine Chancellor Dr. Michael...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:44 PM
This weekend marks the beginning of Orange County's big sample and warehouse sale season, with many area designers opening their production facilities to weekend shoppers.
Hello kitties: Nakajima USA, a major manufacturer of Sanrio products including...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:56 AM
For two months, Tara Stemper and Bill Solis were positioned about 200 feet apart yet completely unaware of each other's existence.
Both artists remained stationed at their pop-up shops at Art-A-Faire in Huntington Beach's Pier Plaza, rarely getting...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Once again, Jeff and Christa Duggan, the husband and wife team behind Portola Coffee Lab at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, are bringing Orange County a new coffee experience unlike anything we've had before: a dedicated slow bar to explore the wonders of...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:42 AM
At Roy's Restaurant, you'll want to take advantage of its My Prix Fixe Mondays that was just reintroduced for a limited time. At both its Fashion Island and Anaheim GardenWalk locations, its three-course prix fix dinner will be available Mondays for $36....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Acupuncture and shopping may not be seem like obvious retail partners, but at Glow Boutique + Wellness in Laguna, they mix quite harmoniously.
Taryn Freeman and Gina Negri Klebanoff paired up on the concept, and call the shop a place to feel good both...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Linda Beutel says her daughter, Liz, is not that much different than any other 15-year-old.
Liz is boy crazy and she's into her iPhone and iPad. She'll sometimes say: "Have you seen Taylor Lautner's abs? Wow!"
Liz and her family live in Irvine, not...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Astute concentration and hand-eye coordination took precedence over physical exertion on the blacktop of Thurston Middle School on Wednesday morning.
A group of eighth-graders gathered for the second day of the weeklong Epic Challenge, a series of...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:40 PM
When Stephanie Paige was growing up, her most common nightly entertainment was bigger than an iPhone, bigger than an iPad — for that matter, bigger even than an IMAX screen.
Her father, an avid outdoorsman, raised his family in the woods, and...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 9:17 AM
You've got to love dreamers like John Fischbeck.
Fischbeck co-founded Laguna Beach-based Tresor Properties to develop single-family homes that are unique, high-end and super eco-friendly. It's a lofty vision, but what were its chances during the worst...