| Aug 24, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Shortly after Joe Carchio was elected to his first term on the Huntington Beach City Council, he went for an orientation with the city's department heads. At one point, meeting an official, he launched into a spiel about all the things he wanted to...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 5:43 PM
"The buffet will be about 100 feet long and will extend down that way."
Andrew Pereira, a local entrepreneur, is guiding me through the vast space of a single-story structure that seems to stretch for miles. The building is adjacent to the Thomasville...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:00 PM
"There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning."
So wrote Louis L'Amour, and had "America's Storyteller" ever tasted one of the cinnamon rolls at Alice's Breakfast in the Park, he might have asked afterwards,...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:23 PM
It is probably true that every chef dreams of owning his or her own restaurant someday, and James Peters is no exception, having grown up in the food business, working at his family's restaurant, then doing his time at culinary school and in fine kitchens...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 4:45 PM
A La Carte has finally bitten the dust. The gourmet takeout restaurant and catering company that we lovingly created in 1986 from a fortune teller's apartment and sold seven years ago, passing through two subsequent owners, is now undergoing a complete...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:40 AM
The Huntington Beach Police Department is considering posting the names of drunk-driving offenders on its website as part of a stepped-up strategy to address DUIs downtown and citywide.
Police submitted a report this month to the City Council...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 5:32 PM
Whitewashing: glossing over or covering up vices, crimes, scandals or to exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data.
Greenwashing: the practice of companies disingenuously spinning their products and...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:26 AM
Huntington Beach smokers could be out of luck if they want to light up while eating on outdoor patios if the City Council approves a proposal Monday to ban the act.
The proposed ordinance would ban smoking on outdoor patios and within 20-feet of them in...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 3:10 PM
No Rest for Bridget, the one-stop shopping boutique for affordable and in-style apparel, is having a summer sale at both Orange County stores in Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach — save up to 80% on the latest styles.
This is the place to find...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Pizza and beer are a tasty pairing. A profitable one too.
BJ's Restaurants Inc. specializes in deep-dish pizza and offers its own brand of craft-brewed beer, a combination that has helped it grow from a single restaurant in Santa Ana to 132 locations in...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Mark's — renamed ReMark's — recently reopened in Laguna Canyon on the site of his original restaurant that has been shuttered for two years. Mark DePalma tells us proudly that his 11-year-old daughter Ashley suggested the clever new moniker....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Get in on the fun of Stein Mart's one-year anniversary Saturday at The Market Place in Irvine. The store is giving away eight $50 gift cards throughout the day and a free pair of spa socks to the first 250 customers who make a purchase, according to a...