| Nov 7, 2010
There aren't too many places where you can pick up a striped sweater and a swordfish sandwich in the same spot. Such is the practical magic of Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach — a new bar, grill and retail store housed under the same roof.
The shop 'n'...
| Nov 21, 2010
As families sit down at the table Thursday to give thanks for a bountiful feast, we can also give thanks for the bounty of California, where the harvest is diverse and year-round.
And — more thanks — many of California's abundant crops and...
| Dec 12, 2010
The new Devon store in Beverly Hills feels less like a fashion boutique and more like an airport hangar. But the striking 10,000-square-foot space — which features concrete-and-steel décor, lighted up by huge graphic glass panels — is the...
| Oct 16, 2010
David D. Miller, founder of the Miller's Outpost retail chain that became a shopping mall staple in California and eventually became known as Anchor Blue, has died. He was 86.
Miller died Oct. 8 from congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical...
| Jun 15, 2011
Edward G. 'Ted' Jones
Scientist studied brain anatomy, schizophrenia
Dr. Edward G. "Ted" Jones, 72, a former UC Irvine neuroscientist who was an expert on brain anatomy and the causes of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, collapsed and...
| Jun 1, 2011
Jonas Bevacqua, who co-founded the Orange County-based hip-hop and skateboarding clothing line known as LRG that became an influential fashion leader, has died. He was 33.
Bevacqua died Monday inside his Laguna Beach home, the Orange County coroner's...
| Apr 21, 2011
Bassist-keyboardist for TV on the Radio
Gerard Smith, bassist-keyboardist for the Brooklyn-based art-rock group TV on the Radio, died Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer, the band announced on its website. He was 36.
| Apr 24, 2011
RICHARD J. DORSO
Talent agent, TV exec, boutique owner
Richard J. "Dick" Dorso, 101, whose lengthy Hollywood career ranged from talent agent to television writer and producer to haberdasher, died April 6 at his home in Los Angeles, his family said....
| Jan 31, 2011
Gretchen Clarke, who with her husband, Waltah, built what was once the nation's largest retailer of aloha wear, has died. She was 78.
Clarke died Jan. 22 of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, her son Cameron said.
| Sep 19, 2010
Wallace Turner, a tenacious investigative reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1957 with the Portland Oregonian and later became a bureau chief in San Francisco and Seattle for the New York Times, has died. He was 89.
Turner died Saturday at Sacred Heart...
| Aug 14, 2010
Don Williamson, an architect who helped build the stature of Laguna Beach's annual mixture of theater and art, the Pageant of the Masters, has died. He was 96.
Williamson, who directed the pageant from 1964 to 1978, died of natural causes July 23 at...
| Jan 8, 2011
Aron Kincaid, an actor who appeared in 1960s "beach" movies such as "The Girls on the Beach" and "The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini" and later had careers as a model and an artist, has died. He was 70.
Kincaid, who lived in Beverly Hills, died of heart-...