| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:02 PM
A classic and rare car auction over the weekend at the Orange County Fairgrounds generated $14 million in sales, organizers said Tuesday.
Nearly 54,000 people attended the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction event Friday through Sunday, according to...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:20 PM
One night last week when I arrived home there was no parking.
Although a common occurrence in our neighborhood, it was especially frustrating because the space between my roommate's car and my neighbor's was almost big enough for my car, but not quite....
| Apr 1, 2012
| 12:54 AM
Like Jackie Robinson for African-Americans and Billie Jean King for women, professional race car driver Brian Wong is trying to become a breakthrough figure for Asians, both in the United States and worldwide.
The Newport Beach native, a driver in...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 6:46 PM
Two serious nonprofits benefited from a not-so-serious weekend of dining revelry at Fashion Island's new bistro, True Food Kitchen. On Friday evening, the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation was the recipient of proceeds from diners who had come in support of...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 9:42 PM
Editor's note: This corrects Kelly Merkel's last name, bakerytruck's name and Tropical Shave Ice's name. Also this is the first OC Foodie Fest.
COSTA MESA — At least 300 less-fortunate people got to taste food and dessert on Wednesday served by...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 8:28 PM
The Kiwanis Club of Costa Mesa on Aug. 14 sponsored a shopping trip for two dozen members of the Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area. All the children attend one of the club's two branches in Costa Mesa.
Before boarding a bus to travel from the Boys...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 6:46 PM
We've all seen them: the blue signs announcing a nearby electric-car charging station. Follow the arrows, and most of them lead to old technology. Many don't even work.
But that's about to change, and change quickly, as the first mass-market electric...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 2:25 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — A Lynwood man was arrested this morning after police said he got behind the wheel drunk and, from a review of a police account, essentially played bumper cars down a Newport Beach street before coming to a stop on a front lawn....
| Aug 21, 2010
| 7:08 PM
A set of Corona del Mar triplets who are frequently seen about town in matching outfits with matching long blonde hair are the stars of a runaway hit "Swagger Wagon" series of advertisements.
Sienna, Jaden and Tegan Brown, 4 1/2 years old, star in the...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 7:19 PM
COSTA MESA — Les Nimmo's other car is a race car. To be exact, it's a vintage 1967 Ford Mustang, one that's scarred and scuffed from 20 years of road racing.
"It's not a trailer queen — people can see that it's actually been raced," Nimmo...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 9:33 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — When she grows up, Piper Hunt's parents one day will have to tell her the story behind her birth certificate. It doesn't read like most.
Delivered by: Steve Martin. Place of birth: Pacific Coast Highway and Dover Drive in Newport...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 7:38 PM
COSTA MESA — One of Orange County's 10 Most Wanted men, who is accused of raping several women, including one in Costa Mesa, was expected to be extradited to the United States Friday from Austria, where international police tracked him down.