| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Modern technology today is nothing short of incredible.
Online, I just watched Kelly Slater come from behind in the dying seconds of his heat at the U.S. Open of Surfing — all from the fantastic comfort of my living room. Taking in the Open with...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:10 PM
The Surfing Walk of Fame held its 18th annual induction ceremony last week during the U.S. Open of Surfing, welcoming six new members who made their mark in the surfing world.
They're still making a mark, and I'm not just talking about the granite...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Visit Nepal. Follow a 1930s Old West bank robber. Or enjoy animation.
You can do all that and more at Laguna Beach Film Society's "August Summer Shorts" at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at South Coast Cinema in Laguna Beach.
All the films were made by current or...
| Aug 21, 2011
Can Pendleton conquer the hipster class? For many, the brand is associated with career clothes and mom jeans, with Indian blankets and plaid shirts worn by the Beach Boys.
But Pendleton has been working to attract a new generation of contemporary...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 12:46 PM
My Morning Jacket performed Friday at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. b editor Anne Tallent reviews the show below.
"Told me not to smoke drugs, but I wouldn't listen
Never thought I'd get caught and wind up in prison"
The lyrics of My...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:22 PM
'Language of Paint'
A collection of 24 paintings created by 5-year-olds from Orange Coast College's Harry and Grace Steele Children's Center will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion on campus, 2701...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:24 PM
Water Wise Gardens
The Sherman Library & Gardens, , 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, is hosting "Mediterranean Plants for Water Wise Gardens" at 9 p.m. John Bishop, the gardens' manager of horticulture, leads the class. Pre-registration is...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:10 PM
Orange Coast College is having a crepe, seafood and vegetarian dinner cooking class, with Kim Allen. The classes meet from 6 to 9 p.m. in Journalism 105 at the campus, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Each class is $30, plus a...
| Aug 21, 2011
From the first celebrity customer — Apache leader Geronimo — to the recent collaboration with high-end boutique Opening Ceremony, which introduced the brand to the fashion crowd, here are a few key moments in the 102-year history of...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:09 PM
There was one how-did-she-do-that? moment at Katy Perry’s show Sunday at Allstate Arena, something I’ve never seen before at a pop concert.
In the midst of one song, “Hot N Cold,” the 26-year-old pop singer changed outfits five...
| Aug 23, 2011
Ross Barbour, the last surviving original member of the Four Freshmen, the influential close-harmony vocal quartet that came to fame in the 1950s with hits such as "Graduation Day," has died. He was 82.
Barbour, who had lung cancer, died Saturday at...