| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Scan-a-Thon at Great Park
Orange County Great Park artist-in-residence Deborah Aschheim invites people to bring personal and family photos from the 1960s and '70s so she can scan them for a project she's working on. The Scan-a-Thon is from 10...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:04 AM
The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier pulled out of its home port of Everett Monday morning—likely the last time the Washington city will see it’s longtime resident carrier.
The Lincoln and its approximately 3,000 crew members are...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:37 PM
The Orange County Mormon Choral Organization released a recording this week of an epic work performed earlier this year in Costa Mesa.
Recording "Messiah in America," a 34-movement oratorio utilizing four soloists and an astounding 700 musicians, took...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:37 PM
One thing I find so wonderful about the Pacific Chorale is that it's made up of our county's neighbors and our friends, maybe even our family. On select nights these varied folks, most of them volunteers, sing gloriously without the help of today's...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:54 PM
1.) Jim Righeimer. Costa Mesa's mayor pro tem led an unapologetic charge to restructure the city with layoffs, pension reform and the creation of a proposed city charter, making him the target of organized labor and a hero of reform-minded conservatives...
| May 19, 2008
More than 100 years and a gulf of history separated the two big-thinking American works on Pacific Chorale conductor John Alexander's agenda at Reneé and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Saturday night.
First, he gave the West Coast premiere -- and only...
| Jan 31, 2010
Imagine a postmodern Aaron Copland or Charles Ives with a pop cultural twist, and you're primed for the music of Michael Daugherty.
A composer of his time and birthright, Daugherty is a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, native and the musical embodiment of Americana....
| Jul 7, 2008
NEW YORK -- Ted Koppel knows that persuading television viewers to tune into a four-part documentary about China's economic growth could be a difficult sell.
So in the days leading to the broadcast of his latest Discovery Channel program, the veteran...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The Rainbow's End One by one the old landmarks are disappearing. Last week the Rainbow, with its old-fashioned mahogany bar, folded. The shabby Rainbow was known in bat cave circles as the saloon that cared. Great men drank there, or at least they thought...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 9:36 PM
Glendora turned its hitters loose in the Division 2 final, and they responded with a 10-3 victory over Yucaipa. Joseph Woodward had two hits. Kyle Layton had a double and two-run triple. John Alexander had a single and RBI double.......
| Nov 25, 2007
Christian evangelists can be forgiven for feeling under siege these days. Amid charges of runaway personal spending, Richard Roberts resigned as president of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, and six tax-exempt ministries were recently asked by Sen....
| May 14, 2010
Stacie Smith is having weight loss surgery--again. Her first surgery was gastric band but that simply didn't work--so Friday at Forest Park Medical Center in Dallas she had another procedure, this time gastric bypass.
"I had a procedure done a few...