| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio.
India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has announced its 2012-13 season lineup that's going to be bringing a few A-list classical stars to local audiences.
Among the highlights is cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman and the Los Angeles...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:10 PM
A national program to bring clean water to the developing world has finally reached California — and La Cañada Flintridge is its first outpost in the state. The Wash Away Thirst campaign, started by Georgia-based carwash owner Jim Dudley, has now...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 10:53 AM
A gas leak has forced the evacuation of several buildings in downtown Evanston, including the headquarters of Rotary International, authorities said.
Utility workers hit a gas main at about 11:45 a.m. Saturday on Grove Street near the intersection of...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Carl F. Graas, Jr.
Carl F. Graas Jr., Glendale native and long-time merchant, passed away in Santa
Barbara on October 21. Carl was born in 1923 to Carl and Adele Graas, attended
Hoover High School and Pomona College. He served in the 100th...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:33 PM
In the Ugandan town of Gulu and its surrounding villages, the locals call Peter Keller “Muzungo,” the Acholi word for white person.
In Gulu, and in La Crescenta, where he has lived for 36 years, Keller oversees Aid Africa, the one non-...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:20 PM
This is a busy time of the year for service clubs in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. Some club members are ringing the Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Others, such as the Exchange Clubs of Corona del Mar and...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club recently ushered a new Rotary club into town, a feat no other Glendale Rotary Club has accomplished in 24 years, said Peggy Riddle, who served as co-advisor with fellow Rotarian David Smith.
The new club is named Glendale...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Northfield State Fair
Bring your appetite to Clarkson Park where there will be a pie baking contest and ribfest judging. In addition to food there is bingo, music and fun for all ages. northfieldparkdistrict....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Justin Howard's award-winning performance of a guitar that isn't almost wasn't.
When the Chicago man known onstage as "Nordic Thunder" failed to repeat as U.S. air guitar champion in Denver this summer, it cost him an automatic berth in last week's world...