| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:01 PM
FRIDAY: The Michael E. Rodgers Seniors Centers, 1706 Orange Ave., Huntington Beach, hosts monthly ballroom dancing from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month. Cost is $7.50 per person, and snacks and coffee are included....
| Mar 13, 2011
Haman, legend has it, was a bad guy who wore a bad hat. He is remembered and reviled on the holiday Purim in story, song and snack. Rare is the leader — good or bad — who has a pastry named for his hat.
Haman's crime (plotting to do in...
| Mar 17, 2011
The joyous festival of Purim, which begins Saturday night, commemorates the deliverance of the Jews of ancient Persia from danger. So why not celebrate with a menu that honors that?
Persian cooking has much in common with other Middle Eastern cuisines,...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 3:34 AM
It's St. Patrick's Day, and you know what that means. Time to get out there and save some green!
(After this, we'll get ready for the big Purim sales, heh. Honestly, these days I think the retailers have a sale for every holiday. One grocery ad this...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 10:50 PM
IRVINE — Purim may start Sunday, but preschoolers at the Merage Jewish Community Center in Irvine got a head start on festivities Friday.
Spiderman, Tinker Bell, Wonder Woman and other familiar faces made it out for the celebration — in...
| Jun 19, 2011
Tatiana de Los Reyes da Silva grew up in Brazil and Anthony Loyola Masterson was raised in the northeastern U.S. But they’re quite the opposite of their respective national stereotypes. De Los Reyes embodies all-American drive, while Masterson...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Q. Halloween is upon us again, and with the annual traditions of trick-or-treating and pumpkin-carving in the air, many Christians are looking to alternate ways of celebrating the holiday.
Because of its pagan origins and emphasis on death, celebrating...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Meet another member of the many-sided faith community in South Florida. This week we're talking with Rabbi Robert Silvers, spiritual leader of Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton.
More about Rabbi Silvers
Title: Senior rabbi at Congregation B'...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 9:34 PM
Free Composting Workshop
The Costa Mesa Sanitary District will give a free workshop on how to compost at 10 a.m. at Fairview Park, 2501 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, invites...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:16 PM
The Pelican Courtyard Open Air Flea Market for New and Vintage Finds is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month .The event is at 124 Tustin Ave, Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information,...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The parent council of the Newport Coast Child Development Preschool will hold its 2nd annual Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The goal is to raise $10,000 for the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:29 PM
The Costa Mesa Parks & Recreation department presents a MELT class, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Balearic Center, 1975 Balearic Drive, Costa Mesa. The registration fee is $15. For more information, visit http://www.ci....