| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The things people do for charity.
Bestselling author Neil Gaiman promised he would read "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss if the fundraising campaign for Worldbuilders reached $500,000. With about five days left to go, it did.
Calling the book "rather...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Amid the love and ripped shrink-wrap plastic of Christmas, my 7-month-old great nephew, Joey, sat contentedly gumming the cardboard label on a stuffed pink elephant he'd been given -- his grin piercing the excesses of the season that lay crumpled all...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
June 12, 1956-June 12, 2013
Jennifer “Jennie” Manning was born at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach on June 12, 1956, to William and Kay Manning of Costa Mesa. She attended Estancia High School, where she contributed to an...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Among the hustle and bustle of Hospitality Night, Lucinda, 11, and Clara Becker, 9, wanted the booth they were supporting to stand out.
So they brought their pet chickens.
"We thought it might be cute to attract attention, and it did," said mom...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Laguna Beach resident Karen Kramer Maroney, one-time owner of the city's Oak Street Antiques, passed away at Mission Hospital Mission Viejo on Feb. 14. She was 73.
Maroney was owner and proprietor of Oak Street Antiques at Oak Street and Coast Highway...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:58 PM
New artists will exhibit their work at the Nov. 21 Downtown Huntington Beach Art Walk.
Cristina Hoyos, a postmodern Surrealist artist from Colombia, will have her work on display, according to event manager Mary Ann Senske.
Hoyos explores the theme of...