| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:58 PM
Paul Tadross has racked up 170 hours of volunteer work at Hoag Hospital. He started a senior-freshman mentor program at Newport Harbor High School, where he is the ASB president.
Now he can add another impressive note to his résumé.
Tadross, 17, was...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:52 PM
A key aspect to the Toshiba Classic is money raised for charity. That is certainly the case during the 18th annual Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club this week.
The charity hits home for Michael Allen, who has had a nice start this year on the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:58 PM
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County transformed the Samueli Theater into a New York supper club for a very special "Night of Broadway."
Two of the Orange Coast's most dynamic women, Marsha Anderson and Marta Bhathal, co-chaired the Irvine-based...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:59 PM
There's sure to be several big-time names at the 18th Toshiba Classic March 12-18 at Newport Beach Country Club. Three of those golfers have already committed.
Nick Price, the Toshiba Classic defending champion, along with Hall of Famer Tom Watson and...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:47 PM
When its parishioners first began meeting, St. Mark Presbyterian Church lacked a house of worship.
The 60 or so congregants moved eight times in the span of two years, starting out at what is now the Oasis Senior Center. They worshiped in the Little...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The CHOC Follies recently wrapped up its 15th annual production, "Christina and the Crystal Ball: A Cinderella Story for the Social Net Set." It was a four-show run that played to some 2,300 cheering fans at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:15 AM
If states were poets, California would be big and craggy like Robinson Jeffers, but who would Connecticut be? A consensus of Nutmeg Staters might say Wallace Stevens, the stolid, conservative insurance executive by day who, in his spare hours,...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:06 PM
It was a night of heartfelt giving at Newport's Balboa Bay Club & Resort.
The American Heart Assn.sponsored the 2012 Heart and Stroke Ball, and the crowd of some 400 guests gave and did so generously, as more than $550,000 was raised.
The black tie...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 8:20 PM
Five years ago this month, my second son, Tristan, started to complain that his vision had gotten blurry. I also had noticed he was gulping down everything in sight, and he seemed to be urinating constantly.
The day before Thanksgiving, I took Tristan,...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:31 AM
Men's College Basketball-Maui Invitational, seventh place game, 1:30 p.m. (ESPNU), fifth place game, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU), third place game, 4 p.m. (ESPN2), championship game, 9 p.m. (ESPN); Preseason NIT, semifinals, Virginia Commonwealth vs....
| Dec 10, 2010
| 7:43 PM
It is the holiday luncheon of the season in Newport. Christmas at The Ritz, a tradition for the past 24 years, unfolded last Saturday, bringing together an overflow crowd of super-spirited folks thrilled to celebrate the season and support Chapman...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 11:49 PM
Breakfast With A Champion is an annual event during Toshiba Classic week in Newport Beach. The event is presented by the Allergan Foundation. Allergan, the pharmaceutical giant, is known for skin enhancements, including Botox. So every year, there is at...