| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After years as a fashion makeover maven, Suze Yalof Schwartz aims to remake meditation.
"Why could there not be a Dry Bar for meditation, where you could go in and come out and feel amazing?" she asked herself as she began to delve into meditating to...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:17 PM
I want to thank the Citizens Advocating Rational Development and their president Nick Green for speaking out about the real ecological problems in the plan for the new IKEA store, which was steamrolled through the City Council meeting on March 11 and...
| Apr 15, 2014
It is a weekend for working around the house. My fiancee, Erin, and I have the baby's room to paint and some IKEA furniture to assemble. I roll out of bed early — 10:30 — and get into my wheelchair. Erin is already making coffee in the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Regular runners and students from across the city will line up at Jim Scott Stadium at Estancia High School on April 26 for the seventh annual Costa Mesa Community Run to raise money for schools.
Two-thirds of the proceeds will go to the Costa Mesa...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:44 AM
A little education can go a long way toward maintaining and preserving an existing lawn, or establishing a new one, while minimizing water use. Southern California turfgrass experts provide some advice for saving water on your lawn.
Choose the right...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A social advocacy nonprofit organization is asking a judge to void the city’s approval of the IKEA expansion project, arguing that the city failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact report, records show.
Citizens Advocating Rational...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:42 AM
In an effort to become more sustainable, Ikea has announced it will look into greener meatballs. The store known for its assemble-it-yourself furniture wants to give its most popular menu item, the Swedish meatballs, less of a carbon footprint.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:35 PM
San Gabriel’s popular Newport Seafood will be making the big leap to Beverly Hills.
Ranked last year by Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold as one of the 101 best restaurants in Southern California, Newport specializes in Southeast...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:54 PM
W-2 cool: Ways & Means Oyster House, 513 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, will host an End of the Tax Season party from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Those who sit at the oyster and cocktail bar will receive a complimentary cocktail and passed appetizers. Those who...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Our team is a contrast in size and temperament. I have a mountain-man first baseman next to a second baseman who appears to be made of leftover IKEA parts. Tough kid, though. A line drive could ca-conk him in the forehead and he would remain unfazed. In...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
On a recent weekday afternoon, the South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa is inhabited by an eclectic crowd — young hipsters sipping lattes at Portola Coffee Lab, professionals in business suits nibbling on carnitas de pato at Taco Maria, moms pushing...