| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Every year at this time the casualty reports from NFL training camps are filled with carnage.
So far, Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta, Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, Jets defensive back Aaron Berry, Dolphins wide receiver Armon Binns and Broncos...
| Apr 15, 2013
Ernie Schneider, the chief administrative officer of Orange County when it declared bankruptcy in 1994 because of its disastrous investment practices, died Saturday at his home in San Juan Capistrano. He was 66.
His death, related to liver and kidney...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:56 PM
We returned from vacation to learn our neighbors were organizing a group garage sale the next morning.
Did we want in? asked one.
We did. Need the space, we said.
Our tidy block of tiny homes was to become an open-air bazaar — OK, a flea...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The greatest shopping friend known to women may have just arrived at Bloomingdale's at South Coast Plaza.
The Me-Ality takes the guessing out of sizing, style and best fit when it comes to finding that perfect pair of jeans. I recently tested it and was...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:54 AM
"Pretty Little Liars" star Janel Parrish will be at the Foreign Exchange clothing shop at the Irvine Spectrum on Saturday.
Parrish will host the celebrity shopping event, posing for pictures, picking out her favorite pieces from the shop's collections...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Well, folks, bathing suit weather is here, and our thoughts turn to our waistlines and the fastest, easiest way to shrink them. We can offer a few suggestions from the past that might interest you...or not. Some are pretty wacky, and some are just weird....
| May 21, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Jesse Heydorff likes to call the inaugural Crystal Cove State Park Junior Lifeguard program "outdoor science camp meets junior lifeguard training."
From 8:45 a.m. to noon June 24 through Aug. 2, children ages 9 to 15 will hike, swim, paddleboard,...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:52 PM
I love the game of football. It is America's passion for a reason.
Athletes learn invaluable life lessons from their participation in football at whatever level they participate. The ability to stay self-disciplined, put hard work ahead of immediate...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 7:36 PM
COSTA MESA — Suited up in yellow uniforms, helmets and boots, and with oxygen masks strapped to their backs, two high-school boys crawled through a wooden obstacle course blindfolded.
The exercise gave the students a taste of what it would be like...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 9:43 PM
Your mission, should you accept it, is to plan a rocking, safe Fourth of July, whether for your family, your friends or your foxhound. Read on for options for all types of folks.
Mission: A full day of excitement
The city of Newport Beach has co-...
| Aug 18, 2011
They seem to fit together like peanut butter and jelly, yin and yang, flip and flop.
But until Peggy Hall came along, nobody had put together yoga and surfing in such a meaningful way.
Hall is creating quite an empire for herself by combining two...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:34 AM
A reader tipped me off to CloudMover Day Spa in Huntington Beach, which recently moved from Old World Village to Five Points Plaza.
Last month, CloudMover Day Spa was named No. 1 Day Spa on the Orange County Hot List, a website that lets people vote...