| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Frances Saldaña is a petite woman with a soft smile and big, kind eyes. But behind her gentle demeanor lies a will of iron that has proved essential to enduring a life of unimaginable tragedy.
Saldaña generously shares her story with anyone willing to...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:31 PM
I don't have a recording of the first poetry feature I ever gave, but part of me is glad I don't. As I recall, I was dreadful.
Like any nervous undergraduate facing a big-time venue — well, Alta Coffee in Newport Beach, although it might as well...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74.
Anila Ali, a native of Pakistan who moved to Irvine in 1996, said she hopes to draw on her background as an immigrant and her roles as a mother and...
| Aug 16, 2011
SANTA ANA — The jury trial of the college students accused of disrupting a public speech at UC Irvine has been continued to Aug. 29.
Their trial for the misdemeanor charges was set to start Monday, but both the Orange County district attorney's...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 12:40 PM
A high-speed pursuit involving a reported white supremacist started in Laguna Beach on Tuesday night and ended in Anaheim.
Darryl James Mason, 42, of Huntington Beach, failed to stop for police on the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway and led officers from...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:15 PM
SANTA ANA — A man accused of killing a Newport Beach doctor pleaded not guilty to murder Friday in Orange County Superior Court.
Stanwood Elkus, 75, of Lake Elsinore, pressed against the third floor courtroom's cage to listen to his public...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Less than 24 hours after arguably his most agonizing loss at UC Irvine, Anteaters men's basketball coach Russell Turner was uplifted Wednesday when Mamadou Ndiaye, a 7-foot-5 senior center at Brethren Christian High in Huntington Beach, signed a...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:20 AM
I'm a big fan of juicing, so I recently checked out Ritual Juice Box at The Camp, which opened a couple of weeks ago.
Ritual Juice Box originated as an online juicing cleanse business, Ritual Wellness, started by Lori C. Kenyon and Marra O. St. Clair....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:43 PM
A man was sentenced to 46 years to life in state prison Friday for killing a man in a park after breaking into a Newport Beach home.
Derek Christopher Adams, 24, of Huntington Beach, was found guilty in August of one felony count each of second-degree...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:44 PM
The Orange County Women's Chorus will fill a Huntington Beach church Saturday evening with a medley of Asian sounds.
The chorus' one-night performance titled "Eastern Portraits" at St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church will span different cultures and...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:01 PM
At Bella Terra, it's Kids Club time from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Monday.
Singer Jamie Shaheen will entertain children with sing-a-longs as she plays the piano. The Kids Club takes place at the outdoor amphitheater near the movie theater and Johnny Rockets....
| Nov 24, 2010
| 8:20 PM
Five years ago this month, my second son, Tristan, started to complain that his vision had gotten blurry. I also had noticed he was gulping down everything in sight, and he seemed to be urinating constantly.
The day before Thanksgiving, I took Tristan,...