| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:27 PM
If it is a summer Friday night in Newport, the Ritz is arguably the place to be and be seen. In the grand tradition of the neighborhood pub, the remarkable Ritz, founded three decades ago by the late local legend Hans Prager and presently in the hands...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an Irvine orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said.
| May 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Virginia “Ginny” Louise Frova Watts
Virginia “Ginny” Louise (Frova) Watts, of Newport Beach CA and Pinehurst, NC, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her home in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It was her wish to be buried watching over her...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A Costa Mesa man who tortured and tried to kill his 2-month-old son was sentenced Friday to 13 years to life in state prison, the Orange County district attorney's office announced.
Last month, a jury convicted Joshua Allen Robey, 26, of attempting to...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Q: I was raised as a Catholic and went to Catholic school for many years.
I've always believed what's in the Bible because it is the word of the Lord. But how do I know Jesus was really the Messiah? Many people have said they were the Messiah over the...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:36 PM
COSTA MESA — Vanguard University began its 90th anniversary celebration in the world of higher education Thursday with a look at what some of its alumni have gone on to accomplish.
University officials, alumni and some cupcakes in the Great...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:47 PM
COSTA MESA — An Orange Coast College student is due in court for a pre-trial hearing Wednesday on charges of sexual battery and lewd conduct.
Brendan Douglas Copley, 20, of Costa Mesa, pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of touching an...
| 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
| 8:36 PM
SANTA ANA — A former Newport Harbor High School football player was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for killing a Newport Beach liquor store owner and clerk during a shoplifting dispute over an adult magazine.
Weston Scott Kruger,...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 8:03 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison.
Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 7:50 PM
Girls Inc. of Orange County and the Girls Inc. Guild presented "Imagine," their 2010 annual fundraising benefit, held at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Newport Beach.
Since 1954, Girls Inc. of Orange County has been dedicated to assisting young women...
| Jun 3, 2010
An impressive $435,000 was raised at the "Serious Fun Party" produced by Human Options. The Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Newport Beach, was the setting for the 1950s "Happy Days"-themed event.
The crowd wore vintage clothes. Some women were in poodle...