| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:41 AM
Lyric Opera's imperishable love affair with Puccini's "Tosca" goes back as far as the company's inaugural season in 1954. Some of the greatest sopranos of their day have loved, killed and leapt through the title role here. Such are the vocal and dramatic thrills of this great opera that even audience members who have seen it umpteen times keep returning for more.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:06 PM
A Newport Beach physician who is a panelist on the daytime TV talk show "The Doctors" denied a Huntington Beach man's allegation that he threatened to kill him.
Peter Scalisi filed a report with Huntington Beach police in December, claiming that Dr....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:42 AM
Winter Chamber Music Festival: The 19th annual edition of the popular series begins with the New Orford String Quartet playing Beethoven's Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Brahms' Quartet No. 1 and Gary Kulesha's String Quartet; 7:30 p.m. Friday. Germany's...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Falling Into Theatre...and Finding Myself
Fithian Press; 232 pages
Actor Steve McQueen famously said, "I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on Earth."
Robert Cohen may have that spirit as well. When the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Huntington Beach officials say they were unaware that an elephant was brought into the city for use in a wedding ceremony, despite an ordinance banning performances by exotic animals.
The large pachyderm was seen Oct. 18 on Twin Dolphin Drive during a...