| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:43 AM
When Alan Arkin signed on to "In Security," he wanted to play only one role.
A motorcycle cop.
"He wanted the boots, helmet, glasses and leather jacket — he wanted to look good," said Evan Beamer, who co-directed the movie along with his older...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:58 PM
It sounds like something out of a Monty Python sketch.
When firefighters were called out to rescue a pet that was stuck in a tree, instead of the stereotypical scaredy cat they were faced with an avian adventurer named Lola.
A bright red female...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:52 PM
COSTA MESA — If you're lucky, you just might see them: a pack of six Siberian huskies flying through the morning fog with an "urban musher" in tow.
To spare his team of dogs from training in the midday heat, Rancy Reyes, 50, an urban musher from...
| 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 24, 2010
| 7:20 PM
Flower Street: A parking violation was reported in the 100 block at 7:35 a.m. Monday.
Harbor Boulevard: A stolen vehicle was reported in the 2900 block at 9:29 a.m. Monday.
Washington Avenue: A stolen vehicle was reported in the 3200 block at...
| 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.
| Aug 27, 2010
| 5:58 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Sitting on an oversized plush chair in baseball legend Chuck Finley's Newport Beach home, actress Tawny Kitaen seems to be in a much different place than she was eight years ago. A soccer goal is visible in the backyard, and her...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 8:01 PM
My wife, Hedy, is creeped out by bugs.
So creeped out, in fact, that she refuses to read anything by Kafka.
About a dozen years ago we traveled to Hawaii. We'd made numerous trips to the islands with our daughters, but now, as empty nesters, we were...