| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:10 PM
It's one thing to adore bacon. As former members of the Bacon of the Month Club, we get it.
It's another thing to call yourself the Bacon Vixen and dedicate years to perfecting handmade gourmet bacon candies. Meet Tara Simon of Costa Mesa, part-Pilates...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:44 PM
They call themselves "the paid stalkers."
The duty of the Laguna Art Museum security guards is to make sure that precious works of art remain untouched by visitors' hands and even more damaging things like chewing gum.
They spend eight hours a day...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As poll workers Tuesday collected the last trickle of votes in a statewide primary expected to draw one of the lowest turnouts in California's history, frontrunners in several area races appeared to be headed for spots on the November general election...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The graceful curve of a long seaglass blue countertop greeted visitors Wednesday night as they passed through the airy new lobby of Hoag Health Center in Huntington Beach.
Many continued on — champagne flutes and wine glasses in hand — to...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Air quality regulators are set to take a first look next week at proposals that could allow Newport Beach and other cities to replace wood-burning fire rings with alternatively fueled ones.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has floated the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Imagine it: After a long day at the beach, the sun begins to set. The air cools, darkness falls and soon it's time for hot dogs and s'mores.
But instead of lighting up firewood piled in a concrete ring — and sending up a thick column of smoke in...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:59 AM
My wife and I are trying to raise our daughter to appreciate the arts — not in a nose-in-the-air way, but in a manner that recognizes the importance of helping her develop both sides of the brain.
We want her to know a little bit more about...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Coastline Community College will host a holiday boutique and sale Monday, according to a news release.
Jewelry, knitted items, art, home decor and more from local vendors will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lobby of the college's main office in...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:04 PM
When playwright Noah Haidle was constructing his latest concoction, "Smokefall," now premiering at South Coast Repertory, it's quite possible that he was haunted by the spirit of Thornton Wilder, whose influence pervades this circuitous modern fantasy....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Facing dwindling mail volume, seven post offices in Orange County are shrinking their hours of operation starting April 1.
The Costa Mesa Post Office at 1590 Adams Ave., the Irvine Harvest Station at 17192 Murphy Ave. and the Irvine Post Office at...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The proposed 19th Street bridge, a project that has generated contention for years as it has teetered on the edge of existence, may be back on its way to being deleted from the Orange County Transportation Authority's Master Plan of Arterial Highways....
| Feb 25, 2012
| 1:32 PM
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (KTLA) -- An Orange County after-school aide accused of sending nude pictures of himself to underage boys in order to lure them into sexual encounters pleaded guilty Thursday to felony sex charges.
Miguel Antonio Mendoza, 21, a part-...