| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:24 PM
More than 200 guests celebrated the Children's Bureau Clambake at the Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine, in early June.
The culinary staff of the Island Hotel in Newport Beach prepared a wonderful summer feast of barbecued steak and grilled lobster as the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Counterfeit accessories valued at nearly $400,000 were seized by Laguna Beach police Thursday.
Police arrived at Cobbler's Corner at 985 S. Coast Hwy. with a search warrant and confiscated more than 100 counterfeit purses, hats and accessories valued...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Kiara Johnson did not plan on a rap career.
In fact, she had never before rapped on record when her cousin, Donta Moye, 23, who produces music under the name Block on da Trakk, asked her to record a track at his house last summer. Johnson, then 18, of...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:30 AM
From notebooks to new clothes, back to school shopping can cost a fortune. According to the National Retail Federation, the average person with kids in school will spend $668.62. That's up about 65 dollars from last year.
Combined, back to school and...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:55 AM
I'll state right away that Hawaii is one of my favorite places. I'm pretty much over the Caribbean, and although the Maldives and Fiji have beautiful beaches, getting there is expensive and time-consuming. So when it comes time for balmy weather, surf,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Another day, another James Franco art project.
On Wednesday, Vice Media posted the multi-hyphenate renaissance man’s impressionistic 15-minute film “La Passione” to its website (see below). Presented by Gucci -- the global luxury...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:12 AM
A pre-emptive advisory that CBS sent to Grammy attendees last week threatened to spoil the show’s grand tradition of questionable taste.
“Thong type costumes are problematic. Please avoid exposing bare fleshy under curves of the buttocks ......
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Its Chicago release date (March 22) is a little more than a month away, but Harmony Korine's upcoming "Spring Breakers" movie has laid some serious groundwork to becoming the greatest film of the year/generation/all-time?
If you haven't heard, the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:31 AM
The first thing you notice when you step inside the tony boutique in Boca Raton is the gleaming table of Louis Vuitton handbags surrounded by Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo shoes.
But at Encore Plus, one of several high-end...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Another week, another episode that kicks off with a shirtless shot of Sean.
I mean, this is getting just a TAD extreme, guys. Sure, he has a fantastic body. And maybe the footage of him showering shirtless wasn’t totally preposterous because, hey,...
| Feb 3, 2013
Maryville Academy was like extended family as Kelly Golden grew up.
In the 1980s, Golden's father, George Rourke, began volunteering with friend John Madden at Maryville, a network of centers and services to guide children who have experienced trauma or...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art is set to begin a year of special events beginning in February, kicking off a season of cutting-edge art events in the OC.
Museum director Dennis Szakacs and his team are sponsoring an exhibition titled "Richard Jackson:...