| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
As cold winter days slowly inch their way toward lazier days of summer, millions of us dream of seaside escapes or family camping trips in our own Recreation Vehicle. If 2012 is the year you are thinking of swapping your family tent for something with...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Laguna Beach Taxpayers Assn. sent out a citywide letter last week about ballot Measure CC, the Open Space Initiative, which is on the November ballot.
The association apparently thinks that a $10 a month parcel tax, which would raise $21 million over...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:00 AM
For September's Digital Design Weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, artists Michiko Nitta and Michael Burton commissioned soprano Louise Ashcroft to sing, altering pitch and volume while wearing a face mask made of algae. According to...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Harpo is safe. The English bulldog puppy is back at home after being dognapped at gunpoint in an Oregon shopping center parking lot.
It all started last week when Jim and Pat Steele got a call from someone interested in buying two of their pups. The...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:34 PM
When former Chicagoan Anne Colton learned a friend had bought a house in Homewood, she and her girlfriends staged a tongue-in-cheek intervention.
"No culture, no diversity, no arts," was Colton's impression of the south suburb 25 miles from the Loop....
| Apr 29, 2012
| 8:12 PM
It's time to meet the really, really bad parents.
Look, no mom and dad are perfect. They make mistakes. They miss ball games. But Megan Draper's folks (played by guest stars Ronald Guttman and Julia Ormond. Julia freaking Ormond) fight loudly in French,...
| May 1, 2012
When photographer James Morrissey schedules a portrait setting for a dog, he blocks out three hours.
"It's not (getting the subject used to) the equipment, it's me, getting them used to me," says Morrissey, owner of Wild Coyote Studio (wildcoyotestudio....
| May 3, 2012
| 11:06 AM
No one will be asking "How much is that doggy in the window?" if a new regulation goes into effect.
The City Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to an ordinance that bans the retail sale of dogs and cats in Laguna. Ethical breeders, commercial...
| May 8, 2012
| 1:38 AM
(KTLA) -- Humans are able to purchase life insurance for themselves and their family members but what about buying a policy for their fine, four-legged friends?
These days, animal health care professionals offer more medical treatments and surgeries...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Re. "Cost of state beach parking increases," April 26:
I honestly don't think the state knows what it is doing. Here is its pricing for the last few years: $75 in 1996; then, in the "good times" for the state, they dropped the price of the pass to $35 in...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:42 PM
When it comes to buying stuff online, you can get pretty much anything on Amazon, right? Anything except for living things. AnyVivo sees this as a huge opportunity, and the startup is devoted to making it easy for people to buy pets and plants online....
| May 16, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Last week we learned that adult children of divorce will almost always revert to childish behaviors. Case in point, Briana, the daughter previously known as The Most Reasonable Person in Orange County, dissolved into a impertinent, recalcitrant,...