| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
If you're a fan of older comic books and comic strips, Fantagraphics is your Santa Claus. The 21st century has proved a golden age for the reproduction of classic comics, with stellar reprint series from Boom! Studios, IDW and others. But Fantagraphics is...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:50 PM
The daughter of "Peanuts" creator Charles M. Schulz will attend Friday's grand-opening ceremony for the 46th annual Snoopy House.
Jill Schulz will serve as grand marshal for the festivities that begin at 5 p.m. at Costa Mesa City Hall, 77 Fair Drive....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:04 PM
It's more like Snoopy Hall these days, now that the Snoopy House is officially underway, festively decorated and front-and-center this holiday season at 77 Fair Drive.
The 46-year Costa Mesa tradition — started by Jim Jordan and his...
| Nov 15, 2012
"It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness" was a favorite Chinese proverb of the late "Peanuts" cartoonist Charles Schulz. Photographer James Balog must have taken that to heart as he noticed changes to the wild world he documents,...
| Oct 9, 2012
Coinciding with the comic strip's 65th anniversary, Charles Schulz's "Peanuts" gang--that's Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy and the rest, if your memory needs a reboot--will hit the big screens Nov. 25, 2015, a press release announced this...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Growing up, I was buried in the comic section. It was the first thing I tore from the newspaper, and PEANUTS was always right there near the top of my must-read list.
Charles M. Schulz created his classic Charlie Brown universe in 1950, when it was...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:42 PM
My idea of a boat is a kayak, so that is the boat I own.
As I tool around Huntington Harbour during spring and summer, I still marvel at the many yachts that dwarf my blue plastic Ocean Kayak, so I was pleased to accept an invitation to ride in the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:57 PM
The last time the Body Worlds people displayed at the Museum of Science and Industry, in a 2011 exhibition showing the development and decline of the human corpus, they included, with seeming incongruity, an ostrich.
The flightless — and, in...
| Feb 4, 2012
Patricia A. Disney
Philanthropist, ex-wife of Walt Disney's nephew Roy
Patricia A. Disney, 77, who grew up as a neighbor of Roy E. Disney in Toluca Lake and was married to him for more than 50 years, died Friday of Alzheimer's disease, her family...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Knott's Berry Farm will add three new shows for Halloween Haunt 2011, according to theme park officials.
> Halloween Haunt 2011 haunted mazes and scare zones
The 39th annual Knott’s Scary Farm will take place Wednesday through Sunday evenings from...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Thursday’s Highlights: 'Viking Apocalypse' on National Geographic...