| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
She did it again. Lil Spitzer, executive director of the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation, produced what many called "the party of the year" Oct. 13 in the Hangar at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.
Spitzer joined forces with community...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Four Winds New Buffalo is the premier gaming destination in the Midwest and offers an unparalleled gaming experience that is matched by its gourmet restaurants, luxury hotel and Silver Creek Event Center. It is conveniently located just off I-94 at Exit 1...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:44 PM
It’s just been announced that Richard Barone, leader of underrated New Wave band The Bongos (“In the Congo”) will be playing Café Nine on April 25.
This illustrious booking will be cause for further praise and analysis as the date...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A former "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" star was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Saturday.
Talan Torriero, 25, known for his role on the reality show from 2004-05, was arrested at 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Brooks Street and South...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:12 AM
My friends and I grew up in the shadow of the women’s rights movement and the sexual revolution. When I came of age, birth control pills and abortion were legal and people my age believed women should have the same opportunities as men.
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:29 PM
98 Rock’s Autumn Equinox Festival featuring Seether, Sick Puppies and Baltimore’s own Charm City Devils takes place at Pier Six Pavilion on Saturday night. Compared with the pop, electronic and retro acts that typically fill the amphitheater...
| Feb 12, 2012
Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48.
Kristen Foster, a...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Etta James, the earthy blues and R&B singer whose anguished vocals convinced generations of listeners that she would rather go blind than see her love leave, then communicated her joy upon finding that love at last, died Friday. She was 73.
She died at...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:14 AM
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On his first album since 2007, “Kisses on the Bottom” (Hear Music), Paul McCartney tosses his dinner jacket over his shoulder and takes a casual stroll down Tin Pan Alley, revisiting songs his father used to play on the...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Donald “Duck” Dunn, who died Sunday at age 70 in Tokyo only hours after playing his final show with longtime friend Steve Cropper, was part of one of soul music’s greatest rhythm sections.
Dunn was a self-taught bass player who had been...
| Dec 8, 2011
As a singer, songwriter and producer, Nick Lowe was one of the key figures in the rise of the pub-rock, punk and new-wave scenes in the U.K. during the ‘70s. With a hard-edged blend of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country, he led Brinsley...