| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:38 PM
The Pacific Coast Wine Festival will unfold at Newport Beach's Island Hotel on March 3. It is the fifth event in the world of wine benefiting the Costa Mesa-based Pacific Symphony.
Advanced sommelier Jim Houston, from Charlie Palmer, will oversee the...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Doug Smith says he no longer watches the hazy VHS tape, now nearly three decades old, on which he appears as a hulking accomplice to history.
The former Los Angeles Rams center, who made the first of his six Pro Bowls in 1984 while helping then-teammate...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Two months ago, Nick Bell stumbled toward the brink of death.
Surgery after surgery, he lay in a hospital bed as his body continued to wither. Any thoughts of his highlights while starring as a running back at Iowa or playing for the Raiders weren't...