| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The holiday boat parade — an annual display of creativity — is underway in Newport Beach, and Huntington Harbour recently wrapped its nautical event.
Over months of planning, some boat owners spend tens of thousands of dollars fitting...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:38 PM
It's been described as Newport Beach's Christmas card to the world.
The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, a five-day event running Wednesday through Dec. 21, will draw thousands to bridges, boats and docks for a glimpse of holiday-themed vessels...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Actress Leslie Mann and Sugar Ray's lead singer Mark McGrath will serve as the grand marshals for the upcoming Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.
Both attended Corona del Mar High School.
"It has been thrilling to watch both of their successful...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In a new sneak peak for Syfy's "Sharknado 2: The Second One," the sharks are invading New York City's subway system.
The clip features Ian Ziering as Fin, the returning hero from last year's "Sharknado," on a subway car with his old friend Martin, a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Having become something of a succès d'ordures, "Sharknado," the 2013 TV movie about a tornado full of sharks (to simplify somewhat), has inevitably birthed a sequel. Here it comes now.
Premiering Wednesday on Syfy, it is called "Sharknado 2: The...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The director and some cast members of "Sharknado 2: The Second One" appeared on stage in a Pasadena hotel on Tuesday to preview the upcoming airborne shark sequel and touched on a very serious topic: climate change.
Whoever could have predicted that Ian...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:16 AM
The folks behind "Sharknado 2" do have a sense of humor: They have enlisted Judd Hirsch to make a cameo as a taxi driver. Of course, Hirsch is best remembered as the star of the beloved "Taxi."
More casting for "Sharknado 2: The Second One," a sequel to...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ben Folds Five began its 1997 hit album "Whatever and Ever Amen" with a flashback.
"September in '75, I was 47 inches high," sung pianist Folds. "... I still got beat up after class."
Sunday night at the Greek Theatre, Folds used those lines to open a...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Fans of post-alternative radio rock and bottomless daiquiris have been dealt a blow after a Mark McGrath & Friends cruise hit the proverbial iceberg today.
The Sugar Ray frontman and pop-culture gadfly had curated an immaculate assemblage of bands...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The Orange County district attorney's office is taking a stand against human exploitation and trafficking at the first "Keep Calm and Beat H.E.A.T" rally and concert from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday.
The event will be held at Twila Reid Park in Anaheim, less...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:14 PM
The invitations will be in the mail next week for what promises to be one of the most fun and worthwhile social events on the fall social calendar.
Serving People In Need (SPIN) will celebrate its 25th anniversary Nov. 1 with a gala dinner and concert...