| May 8, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Need last-minute Mother's Day gifts?
Island Cowgirl in Huntington Beach just celebrated five years and has plenty of options for mum, according to designer and owner Heather Kraty.
The shop originally began as a flagship store for Kraty's own line...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Amigos de Bolsa Chica is asking you to participate in a yummy fundraiser at Red Table Restaurant.
All you have to do is eat at the venue between 11:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday and you don't even need a flier.
Amigos de Bolsa Chica will get 10% of...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:46 AM
It was a shared passion for dancing that brought Gregg Nevitt and his wife, Cami together.
"We met square dancing," Nevitt said. "At that point, I'd also been clogging for eight years. And so while we were dating, she started taking classes."
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Rocky is a 3-year-old Dalmatian mix who had to be relinquished by his owners because of financial circumstances. He is good with children and has a happy-go-lucky personality, despite his recent "rocky" road.
Dalmatians are high-energy dogs who thrive...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Take time off for yourself at a three-day wellness and fitness retreat starting Friday through Sunday with Body Design's all inclusive Fitness Vacation at its Newport Beach studio.
The getaway is offered once a month (next one is Sept. 21 to 23, and then...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Kyle Domer, owner of the cleverly named Phoney Baloney's, a vegan sandwich shop in Irvine, is passionate about his food.
After his parents' divorce when he was a young man, he gained about 45 pounds from eating fast food and had health issues.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:08 PM
When Nicole Burmaster enrolled in a self-defense class earlier this year, the first thing the instructors taught her had nothing to do with punching a bag or aiming a karate chop.
Rather, they taught her how to walk.
The staff at the Fitness Compound, a...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Everyone has questions they hate to be asked. High on my list is, "Are you religious?" I dread it especially if I sense that a "no" answer will prompt a barrage of other questions, some of them rhetorical.
Usually, in those circumstances, I say something...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Eating healthfully has never been easier.
The team at Fit Foods 4 Life has taken all the work out of planning and preparing healthy meals, including a free consultation with their nutritionist to help you design a custom dining plan for weight loss or...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The upstairs Shebeen Lounge at Mozambique offers the ocean breeze, dramatic sunsets of the Laguna coast, and the sensational sounds of acoustic and reggae artists paired with savory cocktails and top-rated dining.
And a night to remember is happening...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Timmy Turner's long-awaited film "Cold Thoughts" debuts Thursday night at Huntington Beach High School's Academy for the Performing Arts auditorium, so don't think twice about seeing it.
Turner is Huntington Beach's own surfer-turned-filmmaker, and a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Grant Sevdayan founded the Huntington Beach Symphony to fill a vacuum in the local musical landscape.
Although the city offered a vibrant rock scene, Sevdayan also knew of formally trained classical musicians who were forced to stay home or drive 15...