| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:38 PM
The sound of kids whooping it up in a pool fills the air. Carnie Wilson asks someone to watch her daughters so she can talk.
A member of the singing trio Wilson Phillips, a cookbook author and recently featured in "The Bridesmaids," Wilson remains open...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:05 AM
This isn't a measure of character.
It's a measure of characters.
This week, we're ranking the 10 biggest characters in the NBA today.
What, exactly, do we mean when we call someone a "character"? In a word: distinctiveness. A player...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 3:01 PM
The music industry may have entered the Internet era of iTunes, YouTube and illegal downloading, but that hasn’t stopped some local stores from purveying tunes in their most concrete form — the vinyl record.
As vinyl has made a comeback among...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:59 PM
The Laguna Beach High boys' water polo team continues to hold down the top ranking in this week's CIF Southern Section Division 3 boys' water polo poll. The Breakers are one of three Laguna Beach athletic teams to earn a top-10 spot in the polls....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:25 PM
Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:38 PM
This weekend, Huntington Beach will get a serenade from the man who gave it its name.
Well, its second name, anyway.
Henry Huntington, the railroad magnate whose firm developed the city in 1909, may not have been renowned for his singing voice. But...
| Apr 30, 2011
In an early homemade video made by the L.A. band the Belle Brigade for its song "Losers," from the sibling duo's self-titled debut, Barbara and Ethan Gruska, ages 28 and 21, respectively, sit holding acoustic guitars in an empty bathtub. They're wearing...
| May 17, 2011
Bob Flanigan, a founding member and original lead singer of the innovative vocal group the Four Freshmen, whose elegantly intricate jazz-rooted singing was a profound influence on Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson as well as the Lettermen, the...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at the age of 82, is rightfully being hailed as a pioneer of popular culture. And that's fair enough.
In the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the reach of his daily"American Bandstand"show and his myriad prime-time special productions...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Last year was the best of times and the worst of times for surfer James Pribram.
He lost one of his best friends to an overdose; was declared Athlete of the Year in the Laguna Beach Patriot's Day Parade; was hailed as a hero for rescuing a woman from...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:32 PM
LBHS junior to sing at awards gala
Haley Castuera, a junior at Laguna Beach High School, has been cast as a singer at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala on Feb. 11 in Palm Springs.
Castuera is also currently cast as Mother Abbess in LBHS's...