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Herb Alpert will add brass to pops with Pacific Symphony

Herb Alpert will add brass to pops with Pacific Symphony

Richard Kaufman recorded with Herb Alpert a few decades back, and a recording exists to prove it.

Family continues to drive comedian Louie Anderson to the stage

Family continues to drive comedian Louie Anderson to the stage

Louie Anderson delivered a warning before talking about his upcoming comedy act at the Laguna Playhouse.

The Gossiping Gourmet: 'Top Chef's' Shirley Chung creates modern Chinese fare at Twenty Eight

The Gossiping Gourmet: 'Top Chef's' Shirley Chung creates modern Chinese fare at Twenty Eight

I have been eagerly awaiting the restaurant Twenty Eight since I read that chef Shirley Chung, a finalist on "Top Chef," planned to open a...

Laguna art festivals passports available

The public can once again purchase a pass that grants admission to three Laguna Beach art festivals throughout the summer, according to a...

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

 Sake is a distinctive-looking fellow, found in March as a stray and thought to be about 2 years old.

Historic home goes from neglected to showcase

Historic home goes from neglected to showcase

Interior designer and home renovator Clark Collins knew the French Normandy revival situated on a corner lot on Laguna Beach's El Camino Del...

Ritchie Boy gets his due

Ritchie Boy gets his due

Kathryn Lang-Slattery didn't know until a decade ago that her uncle had served with the Ritchie Boys, the unit of expatriate soldiers who...

Fitness Files: Women should take risk of heart disease more seriously

"Women are six more times likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer."

Mayo Clinic: Neck size one risk for sleep apnea; with shapewear, moderation is key

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Recently, I was evaluated for sleep apnea. As part of the exam, my neck circumference was measured. Why...

Retail Therapy: Goodwill Classic goes boutique

Ready, set, pounce: The Goodwill Classic Closet store at18631Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, is converting next month to...

My Pet World: Most dog and cat bites can be avoided

Each year, more than 800,000 people receive medical attention for dog bites. At least half of them are children, according to the American...

On Theater: Story of 'Peter' a rousing farce

"Peter and the Starcatcher" is an acquired taste. If you haven't acquired it by intermission in South Coast Repertory's closing show of...

Skariginals are skyrocketing after Warped Tour and EP

Skariginals are skyrocketing after Warped Tour and EP

Things have happened quickly for The Skariginals.

Sheltering youths is Margot Carlson's life-long journey

Sheltering youths is Margot Carlson's life-long journey

Margot Carlson recalled the moment in 1968 that began her journey from stay-at-home mother to executive director of a nonprofit committed to...

SCR's Oz enters a whole new realm

SCR's Oz enters a whole new realm

The updated spin on "The Wizard of Oz" premiering at South Coast Repertory Friday night might have Dorothy Gale repeating the line that she'...

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Makeup is more than skin deep

Makeup is more than skin deep

In the early '90s, Laguna Beach resident Delphine Berryhill worked in department stores, powdering customers' faces, dabbing rouge on...