| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:58 AM
When the sun is out and the weather is warm, Orange County residents flock to the beaches to surf, body board and swim in the chill Pacific without a second thought that if something happened, a lifeguard would be there to assist them.
But, in some...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:39 PM
A Costa Mesa-based nonprofit that supports women in Uganda and Peru recently won $500,000 from the American Giving Awards.
Krochet Kids International co-founders Kohl Crecelius and Stewart Ramsey accepted the cash prize and Community Builders award...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:36 PM
We all know that the holidays are commercialized. For those looking for an alternative to the mass pandemonium of the malls, gift shops at Chicago museums offer presents with local interest as well as artistic and educational panache. And in many cases,...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Peru High School was placed on lockdown before releasing students two hours early due to a threat Thursday afternoon.
Students were released from school at 1:30 p.m. due to a non-specific verbal threat made by a student.
Police and school...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Lima, Peru -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday tried to douse a political firestorm over the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya, saying she's responsible for the security of American diplomatic outposts.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:37 AM
JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru beginning Nov. 21.
The route is pending receipt of government operating...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Name: Jorge Montes
Title: Executive chef/owner
Location: Roho Kitchen, 8338 W. State Road 84, Davie; 954-200-2895; RohoKitchen.com
Time at this location: Four years
Style of food prepared: International
Background: Montes recently...
| Aug 27, 2012
— Time was in short supply when a medical team from Langley Air Force Base touched down in Peru this summer.
They had a self-imposed deadline of 12 hours to erect a tent city that included operating rooms, intensive care units and an emergency...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:40 PM
In my husband's country of Peru, many people are poor and many more are poorer still.
When someone in a town or village becomes sick or has an accident, the women will gather, cook meals and assemble an event. The people attend to eat the food and then...
| Oct 8, 2010
The selection Thursday morning of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa as winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for literature raises a familiar question: Why him? Why now? On the one hand, Vargas Llosa is without question a writer of stature, a central figure...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 3:04 PM
| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Fairfax, Va. -- A man suspected in more than a dozen incidents at retail stores in Fairfax, Virginia has been captured in Peru, authorities said.
Johnny D. Guillen, known as the "Corta Nalgas" -- or "butt cutter" -- was captured Friday in Lima, according...