| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The 18th annual Gift of Hope Gala benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. unfolded June 8 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. Some 400 donors filled the elegant ballroom for the black-tie affair emceed by the beautiful blond media personality Jamie...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Colin Nutter was a young man from the North Shore on the brink of two worlds.
After minor scrapes with the law as a teen, by 20 he had taken some college classes and was eager to return to school. He worked two jobs and had bought his first car,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The Laguna Beach Scholarship Foundation hosted ceremonies before the 2013 Honors Convocation on Friday for the donors of millions of dollars given over the years to graduating seniors.
This year alone, $323,000 was awarded to 107 students. Donors and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell passed away peacefully on June 17, 2013 at the age of 83. She was born on November 20, 1929 in Puerto Padre, Cuba. She leaves behind her beloved family including husband Joseph Mitchell and 5 children: Thomas, Joseph...
| Feb 20, 2013
When artist Dan Goods arrived at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, they gave him a six-month shot. In May, he'll have been there 10 years as JPL's "visual strategist." He glued soda bottles to the roof of his Taurus to create music on an m.p.h. pipe organ....
| May 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
I promised in my Thursday column to run the full texts of two items relating to the Boy Scouts' recent decision to allow openly gay boys to be Scouts. One was an email I received from Mario Machado (above, with......
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:22 AM
A traveling exhibit highlighting often forgotten Arab immigrants is being displayed in Little Tokyo, sharing the work of a community and its contributions to history since the American Revolution. "Patriots and Peacemakers: Arab Americans in Service to...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:22 PM
My column Saturday will focus on a letter that an area Eagle Scout wrote to the Boy Scouts of America, protesting its anti-gay policies and accompanied by the return of his Eagle Scout medal. Unfortunately, space didn't permit the use......
| May 21, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated 15 years of performances on the MCA stage with its benefit, "remixed/reimagined."
The evening began with an outdoor reception on the front plaza that included food from some of Chicago's food trucks, plus mini...
| Feb 14, 2013
Former editor of the Los Angeles Times magazine
Michael Parrish, 67, who oversaw the reinvention of the Sunday magazine in the Los Angeles Times in the mid-1980s, died Friday of liver failure while under hospice care in the Los Angeles...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:45 PM
You probably won't be surprised to learn that some readers disagreed with my recent column about the Boy Scouts of America.
I suggested that the Scouts are on the wrong side of history as they cling to their traditional position that gay people aren't...
| Feb 1, 2013
The Zion Baptist Church ministry will show the movie “Courageous” Saturday at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church, 61 W. Bethel St. The doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Admission costs $2 per person and there will be free popcorn and drinks....