It's a safe bet that no one ventured a thought in 1990, when "Ghost" first hit movie theaters, that this would be a great plot for a live stage musical.
So here we go again. An unelected state government bureaucracy decides on its own to financially punish citizens without so much as a vote.
Last Sunday, my husband and I went to brunch at a new restaurant called Oak Grill, in the Island Hotel on the outer circle of Fashion Island.
Roq around the clock: KROQ will present its free, all-ages Roq N' Surf Concert Series from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the AMC courtyard in the District at Tustin Legacy, 2437 Park Ave., Tustin. Enjoy Mike Dena at noon Saturday, followed by Stacy Clark at 1 p.m., David &...
A couple of surfing stories today, given that the U.S. Open of Surfing will be getting underway in Huntington Beach in just days.
Scrappin' sale: Scrapbooking and paper-crafting superstar Me and My Big Ideas will host a huge sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 1 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at its warehouse, 20321 Valencia Circle, Lake Forest. Enjoy a sizable discount on papers, stickers, embellishments and much...
Orange County's second Malaysian restaurant, Old Malaya Grill, has recently opened in a Huntington Beach strip mall.
It's only July, but the Laguna Playhouse's 2014-15 season is off and running with "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" now in residence through Aug. 19. If this show is any criterion, it's going to be an exciting year for playhouse devotees.
Whether your needs are back-to-school deals, early Christmas bargains or just because, three warehouse sales might piqued your interest:
Chef Peter Petro has launched a new restaurant called Bosscat Kitchen, right next door to his Ten Asian Bistro.
I had never met Robin Samsoe's mom before last week's Huntington Beach City Council meeting.
The brief career of Buddy Holly has been examined in song ("American Pie") and cinema ("The Buddy Holly Story" with a pre-Looney Tunes Gary Busey), and eventually live theater took its shot at the capsulized legend with "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," currently rocking the socks off audiences at the...
Fair deals: The 2014 OC Fair, with the theme "Summer Starts Here," opens Friday at 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Here's your one-stop savings guide, so you can keep more money to spend on a Krispy Kreme triple cheeseburger. (Yep, it's a thing — available at the infamous Chicken...
A lineup divided almost evenly between old favorites and newcomers constitutes the 2014-15 schedule for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
Fifty years after they first burst onto the American pop music scene, the Four Seasons are hot again.
Driving around Garden Grove, Anaheim and Westminster, I could not help but notice the dozens of fireworks stands set up in advance of the Fourth of July.
Tortilla Republic has opened in the former home of Javier's and Asada in Laguna Beach.
Well spotted: Chick-fil-A's next Cow Appreciation Day will be July 11. The annual event, held at all Chick-fil-A locations, allows patrons who dress partially like a cow (say a cow-spotted shirt) to receive a free entrée, while those who dress head to toe as cows receive a...
(Andre the) giant sale: Stop by the Obey warehouse sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2722 Michelson Drive, Irvine, to save up to 85% on men's and women's lifestyle clothing and accessories. Information: obeyclothing....
Looking down 14th Street from the tree that was planted in her memory, near the benches in front of Dwyer Middle School, you can see the spot where Robin Samsoe was abducted 35 years ago this month.