| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:13 PM
For the second consecutive year, the Huntington Beach Playhouse will offer a season of new productions — not "new" in the chronological sense, but plays that haven't yet been performed in the history of the Huntington Beach theater, which dates back...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
For mystery fans who like to read books set in California, the book to be discussed at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald Dungan Library in Costa Mesa is "Dead Game" by Kirk Russell. Books are available at the checkout desk for the month prior to the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
| Jan 3, 2011
| 2:50 AM
Here we are on the first "real" day of the new year, the day when we are all scheduled to be our better selves, by cooking healthier, working out, shopping more ethically, being more organized, or at least getting our kids to school on time for their...
| Jan 8, 2011
Officially, there's no connecting theme among the seven plays that make up the Playwrights' Round Table "Launch 2011" program.
But as I sat there watching a pair of lovers, a brother and sister, a comfortably married couple, I couldn't help but think the...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:52 AM
For the first time, Universal's Islands of Adventure will present its Grinchmas musical indoors. The production, which includes music recorded by Mannheim Steamroller and featuring the "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" story by Dr. Seuss, is part of...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 3:28 PM
En nuestro mundo de alta tecnología, no es ninguna sorpresa que muchos infantes de jardín de niños y primer grado puedan jugar en la computadora con “Dora la Exploradora” antes de que puedan leer. Esto no es necesariamente algo malo....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Elissa DeAngelo came to La Cañada Elementary School in 2008 for what was supposed to be a six-month stint as principal while the district sought a permanent replacement.
Instead, she stayed long enough to finish her 25-year career in school...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...