| Jul 7, 2013
This article has been corrected. See note below.
Jose Lopez-Mercedes and Steven Fenn, Jr., had this special day planned three years ago.
So when the United States Supreme Court ruled late last month that backers of Proposition 8 — a ballot...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:12 PM
It's becoming a banner year for musical theater creators Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. First, their signature show "The Fantasticks" was "magically" revived at South Coast Repertory, and now the Laguna Playhouse is turning its spotlight, quite...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Q: I went to my 20th high school class reunion the other day, and it was really depressing to discover how many of my classmates are on their second or third marriages. Why aren't marriages lasting today? My marriage is happy, but I worry about what might...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:22 PM
As I read all the letters regarding Hoag Hospital's ethical and moral decision to terminate elective abortions, instead of our children, I believe it is time for some truth.
It is a scientific, biological, medical and spiritual truth that every...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:01 PM
While a few of the finer points of Fairview Community Church parishioner Beth Syverson's wedding were ironed out in advance, one big detail remained a mystery: when it would take place.
The attire and location, the Old Orange County Courthouse in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Same-sex marriage supporters in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa on Wednesday cheered a pair of landmark Supreme Court decisions striking down California's Proposition 8 and a portion of the federal Defense of Marriage Act while religious leaders recognized...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Ashley Parole & Matthew Meyer
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Parole joyfully announce the marriage of their daughter, Ashley
Kristen Louise to Mr. Matthew Meyer, son of Dr. Karen Meyer of Newport Beach and Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Meyer of St. Louis, Mo. They were...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Q: I am Catholic, and recently attended the First Holy Communion for the son of dear friends at the Catholic church they attend. The family is very active at the church and the parish school this boy attends.
After the ceremony, when everyone got up to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Standing on the sidewalk in Corona del Mar, 25-year-old Ashley Sourapas consulted her map.
"We skipped one, but I don't know where it is," she said, looking up again to scan the storefronts across the street.
Sourapas was searching for the missing...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department married a record number of couples on Valentine's Day, according to a recent news release.
In all, 266 pairs said their vows at the department's three marriage locations, in Santa Ana, Fullerton and Laguna...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Thinking about getting hitched on Valentine's Day?
Unsurprisingly, you and your future spouse would be choosing one of the year's most popular days to tie the knot, according to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder.
To handle an invasion by the love-...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Q: Where is God? My Christian friend says he is somewhere up in heaven, but my yoga instructor says God dwells in every one of us, and we just need to look within to connect with the divine (which is what she calls God). Who's right? — Mrs. M.D.