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  • Music from and for his soul

    Music from and for his soul
    The men in Adam Lasher's family gave him the greatest gift — music. After his father died when he was 6, he missed having someone with whom to discuss cars, argue about sports or teach him how to tie a tie. Instead, his uncles and cousins...
  • 'Moon' lands the top prizes at film festival

    'Moon' lands the top prizes at film festival
    The votes are in for the winners of the 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival. The eight-day festival concluded Thursday with a closing night spotlight of "The Way, Way Back." The sold-out screening was hosted at the Regency Lido Theatre, with an...
  • Virgen's View: Misty & Kerri still winning

    Virgen's View: Misty & Kerri still winning
    A TV reporter had a question prepared for Mark Burnette and each of his family members Monday morning near a volleyball net on the sand at Huntington Beach Pier. She started with the youngest, and cutest, Burnette, Carinne, a 7-year-old who came with her...
  • Building habitats for cats

     Building habitats for cats
    Rescued felines at the Orange County Humane Society are about to feel more at home Monday, thanks to the efforts of three Girl Scout cadettes. Representing the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa Girl Scout Cadette Troop 2360, Elise Denghausen, Julie Mariano...
  • Playing the Oscar game

     Playing the Oscar game
    It's time to play one of our favorite yearly games at Times Community News: Can You Outguess the Features Editor? And no, that's not a rhetorical question. You probably can. Last year, incurable Oscar junkie that I am, I challenged readers to beat my...
  • First-time college students win scholarships

    Five Coastline Community College students, who are the first in their families to attend college, have each earned a $5,000 scholarship from the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund/Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarship. Son Mai, Catarina Nguyen,...
  • Go beyond candy and flowers

    Go beyond candy and flowers
    With Valentine's Day on a Monday this year, many couples are making more creative plans to celebrate. Restaurants are offering weekend-long deals, and many are offering special incentives like gift cards for Feb. 14 diners to entice people to dine out...
  • Classically Trained: Conductor recalls having a 'Blast'

    To most people, the sound of music students practicing independently is noise, a cacophonous nonsymphony of assorted tones. But to a band nerd like me, Irvine High School's band room had a dozen distinct timbres — a saxophone practicing her...
  • Three staffers win at LAT Editorial Awards

    LOS ANGELES — Three Times Community News (TCN) South journalists won Los Angeles Times 2010 Editorial Awards on Tuesday in recognition of their contributions to the Daily Pilot and its sister newspapers. Web Editor Jamie Rowe, who oversees the...