| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge are set to open June 27 at Fashion Island, according to a news release.
Oak Grill will offer a large patio and alfresco dining and 50 California wines by the glass. Aqua Lounge, according to the release, will feature "craft...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Poised beyond her 22 years and articulating an inspirational story in a strong, confident voice, the young woman might be seen as having her work cut out for her: convincing the audience that she had been an at-risk teenager a few years before....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Orange County Registrar of Voters officially certified the primary election results Tuesday.
About 24% of the county's electorate voted in the June 3 election — a 6% decline from the 30.1% turnout during the 2010 primary.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:03 PM
You know how it can be with e-mail. You waste so much time getting rid of the junk, you can miss the good stuff.
This occurred to me last week, when I came to a message I'd missed, from April of 2011.
"Dear Mr. Lopez," it began, "my name is Ricardo...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Un adolescente local enfrenta cargos de homicidio y otros cargos de felonía por presuntamente iniciar un fuego el domingo antes del amanecer que mató a la estudiante universitaria de 19 años Kristen Milano, quien dormía en el apartamento de su...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 PM
John Claerhout, a former Boy Scouts of America executive known for his finesse at fundraising and his promotion of scouting programs for thousands of inner-city Los Angeles teenagers, has died in a Northridge hospital. He was 85.
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A crucial component of the Republican Party's assault on the Affordable Care Act always has been ignorance--that is, the promotion of ignorance about the ACA's benefits among the general population.
Now, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., comes...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Sometimes you just have to stand back and salute the joy in activity.
The annual Saturday kids run that was part of the St. Luke's Half Marathon last month is one of those times, when you see youngsters barely out of the toddler stage ambling down...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:52 PM
As volunteers unloaded and stacked boxes and bags of food at the Tinley Park Convention Center, Johanns Williams was all smiles -- and not because the teams were responding with the speed and intensity of an Indy 500 pit crew.
"There is something...
| Apr 7, 2014
Overnight camp, park and recreation, sports programs. None of these summertime activities come cheap. "I'm a single parent with two kids," says Erin Sheak of Waterbury, who wanted to send her children, ages 4 and 7, to camp but didn't know how she could...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:39 PM
A recent report on the state of Orange County's communities paints a picture of a growing economy powered by job increases in major industries, but with the region's families struggling to keep up.
The county's annual Community Indicators Report —...