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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Dynamo is a relatively unusual hybrid dog, a mix of Great Pyrenees and border collie. Sadly, he was surrendered last month when his owner's living conditions changed and prevented Dynamo from remaining.

The Gossiping Gourmet: Andrea at Pelican Hill scores with food, ambience

The Gossiping Gourmet: Andrea at Pelican Hill scores with food, ambience

The resort at Pelican Hill is, in a word, gorgeous. The readers of Conde Nast Traveller rated it the world's top golf course in 2012....

Reel Critics: 'Max' brings trauma and trouble back to all-American family

"Max" is a highly trained military dog on duty in Afghanistan with his Marine Corps handler, Kyle Wincott. When Kyle is killed on patrol...

The Mayo Clinic: Reasons for developing allergies later in life not always clear

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I didn't have allergies when I was younger. But now in my 40s, I seem to get allergy symptoms during...

On Theater: UCI bringing Shakespeare into modern age

On Theater: UCI bringing Shakespeare into modern age

Shakespeare under the stars has become a summer fixture at UC Irvine, where the university's New Swan Shakespeare Festival is gearing up for...

My Pet World: Don't let July 4 Big Bang leave your pet with the jitters

The Big Bang is no theory for dogs. Even the most patriotic, all-American dogs like Boston terriers and American foxhounds can be...

Have a blast on July 4th: Here's where to go, what to do

Have a blast on July 4th: Here's where to go, what to do

The Fourth of July is the most American holiday of the year, and Orange County is going to celebrate with 23 fireworks shows, 21 festivals...

What to drink with that movie? Red wine with 'Jurassic,' beer with 'Fantastic Four'

What to drink with that movie? Red wine with 'Jurassic,' beer with 'Fantastic Four'

After scanning the reviews and checking showtimes, you've decided which movie to see. You turn in your ticket and head for the concession...

Aquabats band together with fans to try to get show's second season on TV

Aquabats band together with fans to try to get show's second season on TV

For the past year, the Aquabats, a Huntington Beach-based ska band costumed as crime fighters, has been in a different kind of fight —...

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Mike Allen, a valued Community Animal Network volunteer and Costa Mesa resident, died last week, leaving a void in foster care and leaving...

The Gossiping Gourmet: Sushi Roku is worth breaking the rules

The Gossiping Gourmet: Sushi Roku is worth breaking the rules

I have a rule when doing a review that I try to remain anonymous. Occasionally, a sharp-eyed wait person will notice that I have been...

Sawdust adds surfboards to eclectic collection

Sawdust adds surfboards to eclectic collection

Jason Rate doesn't claim to be much of a surfer, but he does have a passion for handcrafting abstract designs onto surfboards.

Dancing in the streets in Laguna at Fete de la Musique

Dancing in the streets in Laguna at Fete de la Musique

Summer kicked into high gear a day before the season's solstice with plenty of sunshine, exposed toes and the blissful sounds of live...

Retail Therapy: Obey the urge to shop at a discount

Andre the giant (sale): Summer has officially arrived, with the return of the Obey warehouse sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....

On Theater: 'Abundance' of offerings in new SCR season

South Coast Repertory, which has entertained and enthralled audiences for the past half century, has announced its productions for the 2015-...

Mayo Clinic: Effect of PCOS on fertility can vary from one woman to another

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 24 and was recently diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome. How will this affect my fertility?

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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.