Life + Arts

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Armando is an affectionate Tiffany mix, a relatively new breed originating in New York (hence, the Tiffany moniker), also sometimes known as a Chantilly.

On Theater: 'Carnage' was god in 2014

This is the second of three columns reviewing local theater in 2014.

Retail Therapy: A gem of a deal at Ruby's

Shooby-dooby down: Ruby's Dinette, 428 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will celebrate the company's 32nd anniversary by selling...

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

A petite dachshund named Winnie (think Winnie the Pooh) didn't let his size matter when protecting his master during a recent attack, though...

Chasing Down the Muse: Weather outside can be frightful — for the homeless

Oh, the weather outside is frightful … and since we've no place to go …

Musical night of Hospitality

Musical night of Hospitality

Hospitality Night had downtown Laguna Beach all aglow and full of cheer Dec. 5.

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Yoshi is a lovable dog whose name means "good luck." Unfortunately, his luck was not so good when his original owner surrendered him in...

Retail Therapy: An action-packed time for shopping

This is the big weekend to stock up on gifts for the MMA/action sports enthusiast in your life.

Knitters ready to give away the fruits of their labor

Knitters ready to give away the fruits of their labor

It's time for the results of the many hours of needlework by members of the Susi Q NeedleArts Guild to warm others.

Concert Review: Judy Collins weaves stories, music and magic at Segerstrom

Concert Review: Judy Collins weaves stories, music and magic at Segerstrom

Judy Collins has plenty of memories of her childhood Christmases. Her father, who ran a radio show, would bring home store employees who had...

On Theater: 'Christmas Carol' thrives at 35

Dozens of actors over the years have taken on the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in dramatizations of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol,"...

He's a fit one, Mr. Grinch

He's a fit one, Mr. Grinch

Look over your shoulder.

Laguna Beach High's new artistic director for dance steps in, in style

Laguna Beach High's new artistic director for dance steps in, in style

Estee Carrizosa started taking dance classes at age 2.

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

When his head is cocked expectantly, perhaps hoping for another cuddle, Alpha appears to be a gentle soul with eyes destined to make...

The Gossiping Gourmet: You'll want more at Hamamori

The Gossiping Gourmet: You'll want more at Hamamori

I had the great pleasure of dining as the guest of a friend at Hamamori, the wonderful Japanese restaurant on the third floor of the...

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Dining Reviews

Festival pops its first cork

"Try one," said Bruno Massuger as he presented a lobster crostini appetizer to a guest at a preview in August for the upcoming Newport Beach...