| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:48 PM
What would Ryan Lochte do?
The answer is far less important than the individuals posing the question, who happen to be executives at the E! entertainment channel.
Just in case you're among the 1 percent of the population who abstain from television,...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the expression, "The only thing permanent is change." The electronic age has ushered in a dramatic evolution in human behavior. Our devices that are computer-driven are in fact dictating how we...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:08 PM
CureDuchenne, a Newport Beach-based nonprofit that funds research into a form of muscular dystrophy, is auctioning off two tickets to Super Bowl XLVII, courtesy of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.
The package, which is valued at $5,000,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:25 PM
One of the more traumatic moments of my life was the night I was ruled too unhip to enter a club.
No, it wasn't Studio 54 with its infamous velvet rope — it was a far less prestigious nightclub in England that, nevertheless, scanned me for an...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Imagine for a moment that you can't walk or reach out to embrace your loved ones, and that every breath you take, each beat of your heart, requires a herculean effort from your weakening body.
That is life for my neighbor Dusty Brandom and millions of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Horses and country music aren’t an unusual pairing. Their immediate association with American western folklore has tied them both together so tightly that most people can’t fathom the amount of country songs about horses. But the two were seen...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:39 PM
I wasn't familiar with Jim Jeffries' standup before popping in my screener of his new comedy, "Legit" (9:30 p.m. Thursday, FX; 3.5 star out of 4). Now I want to check it out.
"Legit" is legitimately and simultaneously raunchy, sweet and funny. Aussie...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Guns and Hoses is an annual charity hockey game that benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Guns and Hoses will celebrate 10 years on Friday, January 4th.
No tickets are needed just a $5 dollar donation.
The game will also have a crowd dance...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:48 PM
DOWAGIAC — Two’s company, three’s a crowd.
Unless perhaps you’re a family of three and you’re intending to witness Notre Dame’s football team play Alabama Monday night in Miami for the national championship.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers.
It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday.
Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Irvine's new Habit Burger Grill helped raise more than $4,000 for three area nonprofits at fundraisers Sunday and Monday, a news release said.
The Habit helped raise $1,341 for the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. of Orange County and Inland Empire, $1,991 for...