| Aug 18, 2010
| 6:37 PM
AREA 1 - Fairview Road: A petty theft was reported in the 2300 block at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday.
Wallace Avenue: A vehicle was reported stolen in the 2000 block at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday.
Logan Avenue: A petty theft was reported in the 1300 block at 10:45 a.m....
| 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.
| 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...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 8:58 PM
Ferrari is recalling 1,248 of its Italia models after fires broke out in several of the luxury vehicles, including one in Southern California. The first wreck and fire in the United States was reported Aug. 18 in Costa Mesa.
The Italian carmaker said...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 8:49 PM
A sunbather run over by a Newport Beach lifeguard last month has filed an $850,000 claim against the city.
About 12:50 p.m. Aug. 4, Janice Cola, 55, of Orange, was relaxing in her beach chair reading a book on the sand at 54th Street and Seaside Drive,...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 6:43 PM
Drawing blood from his own arm, the father resolved to save his children from starvation and dehydration at sea. He dribbled it into their mouths, all to deliver them from a bleak promise of poverty and repression.
That's how Phu Nguyen describes his...