| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The mother of a carjacker who went on a killing rampage as he sped across the freeways of Orange County this past spring has been acquitted in her own criminal case.
Sarwat Syed, 43, was accused of causing an accident that injured a mother and her two...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Covering the Battle of the Bay football game is always one of the best parts of this job.
Friday night proved to be no exception.
I made it to Orange Coast College, the site of this year's game, 90 minutes before kickoff. On the field, Newport...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:13 PM
I try not to use this column to advance a personal agenda, but since this is about a large monthly gathering that involves pagan rituals on a beach, I'll make an exception.
Against my better judgment. I've always feared that full disclosure would ruin...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The driver of the green Pontiac didn't have a lot of options. Chased by a steady stream of 2014 Corvette Stingrays during an event that finally allowed the world's automotive media into the driver's seat of Chevrolet's highly anticipated seventh-gen...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Two former top executives have sued Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, saying the company has failed to pay them a combined $4.5 million in severance pay.
Mitchell Stern, Freedom's chief executive from 2010 to 2012, and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The owner of the Orange County Register has increased his holdings in Southern California by agreeing to buy the Press-Enterprise, which circulates in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Freedom Communications Holdings Inc. said it will pay $27.25...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The Los Angeles Fashion Council's two-day showcase of local emerging labels kicked off on Wednesday with a runway show by Stella Proseyn in the open park space of the Grove shopping center -- and under a tent -- thanks to a rare day of L.A. rain.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers has sued The Times, parent company Tribune Co. and the paper’s top two editors, alleging that he was discriminated against because of his age and a disability.
Simers’ lawsuit, filed...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:56 PM
Technically, its borders do not reach the sand. But thanks to the achievements of Misty May-Treanor and April Ross, who both grew up there, Costa Mesa has become known as the epicenter of women's beach volleyball in the United States.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Dawn Marie Lemonds, a member of the Soroptimist International of Newport Harbor, has joined as co-chair the planning committee of the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) for the Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 3:14 PM
A four-mile stretch of the southbound 405 Freeway in Orange County reopened to traffic two hours ahead of schedule Sunday thanks to the quick work of a demolition crew hired to remove a freeway connector bridge.
The southbound lanes of the 405 between...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:03 PM
It can be long day for high school football players going through what many refer to as, "hellweek."
At Costa Mesa High, the Mustangs begin at 8 a.m. and they go home at 6 p.m. They have lunch at the school.
Their two-a-days could become boring during...