| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:44 PM
The Orange County Women's Chorus will fill a Huntington Beach church Saturday evening with a medley of Asian sounds.
The chorus' one-night performance titled "Eastern Portraits" at St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church will span different cultures and...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The Laguna Beach High softball team heads into spring break on a winning note. On March 31, the Breakers' last game, they defeated La Quinta of Westminster, 9-4, in a nonleague game at Thurston Middle School. The win upped Laguna's record to 9-5.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Like any dance professional, Jodie Gates is a master of the art of spotting.
When a dancer uses the technique, they visually fix upon a single point in the distance and keep their eyes set on it, as they undergo what seems to be a dizzying number of...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Tom Lamb could never have taken his pictures of a changing patch of Orange County at ground level.
From his vantage point riding in helicopters airborne and tilted at varying angles above the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station and surrounding...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:22 PM
Santa Monica's iconic Hi De Ho Comics store has opened a second location in Laguna Beach.
Located at 350 Broadway, owners Saleem Aaron and Cory Ives said the high-traffic spot was the perfect place to expand.
"Laguna is similar to Santa Monica in that...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:36 PM
A new wave of dance will roll into Main Beach when CaDance unravels its fifth annual Laguna Dance Festival.
The eight-day event will commence with a free "Taste of CaDance" performance at 4 p.m. Oct. 2 on the cobblestones, followed by an interactive...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:47 AM
I shared the same planet with the Beatles for one year, three months and two days. That was how old I was when John Lennon died, not that I learned that until nearly a decade later. By the time I first encountered the group, courtesy of the movie...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Billy Childs remembers the only time he saw Laura Nyro, the influential singer and songwriter whose albums became part of the soundtrack to his boyhood. She was performing at the Strand in Redondo Beach during the mid-'90s, and for a musician who grew...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The venerable Lido Theatre and Smokey Robinson are nearly the same age — 75 and 74, respectively — yet the legendary Motown singer proved to be a lively, engaging and still seductive swain for what Robinson referred to as the venue's "virgin...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Pacific Symphony is billing its next go-round as the "season of giants." And, if the press is any indicator, they don't come much bigger than Joshua Bell.
The violinist, who will play at the symphony's season opener Thursday, once inspired a critic to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:06 PM
When Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman takes the stage on the OC Fair's opening night Friday, he may play to some audience members for whom he played a vital role in childhood.
Not as lead guitarist of the Offspring. As Mr. Wasserman, the head custodian....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Wounds to Bind
Jerry Burgan with Alan Rifkin
Rowman & Littlefield; 209 pages
I still remember the first time I heard We Five's 1965 hit "You Were On My Mind." It came on my bedroom radio when I was 8 or 9, and I quickly began taping it, mistaking...