Friends Stay on top of your shoe game with the two-day Sneaker Con at the Anaheim Convention Center this weekend, which will feature more than 250 shoe vendors with everything from nostalgic kicks to latest releases. Want to know if your own sneakers are real or fake? Visit the “Sneaker Con Authenticated” station where a […]
Here’s one settlement that won’t play out in court. Larry H. Parker, the personal-injury attorney known for his assertive and long-running television commercials, has put his home on a hilltop in San Juan Capistrano on the market for $4.91 million. The estate, built in 1986, is reached by a winding...
Three men stole an estimated $4,000 worth of gold wedding bands in a jewelry counter "smash and grab" on June 18 in Santa Ana.
note: a version has been put into Saxo with all corresponding hyperlinks … art has been emailed in They called it “L.A. Pocalypse.” Converting the guts of an abused and abandoned former shopping mall in Hawthorne, with all its graffiti tagging, leaking roof and other sketchy surrounding, a quaint “Mad Max”-type TV venue was […]
When congressman Dana Rohrabacher suggested at a congressional hearing that the June 7 ISIS attack in Iran might’ve been a good thing, the blowback was swift. Critics noted that at least some of the 12 people killed were thought to be civilians. They also said U.S. officials should not condone terrorists attacks, even those attacks […]
Mayor Jerry Slusiewicz highlighted current and future improvements at Crown Valley Park during his State of the City address delivered Friday, June 9 at El Niguel Country Club. At the luncheon, Slusiewicz spoke to a crowded room and offered an assessment of the city’s current priorities. “As always, public safety is job number one,” he […]
The '80s/'90s nostalgia tour also featuring Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men sold out the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles Friday night.
In James Chiao’s imaginative world, mannequins come to life. And if given the chance, they’d surely use their fiberglass and polyurethane hands to applaud their dedicated creator and his latest pursuit. Chiao is the co-owner of CNL, a successful Buena Park-based business that manufactures mannequins in his native China to ship to retailers and […]
'Rodney on the Roq' played a lot of bands that went on to become superstars.
The cult classic, starring Sean Astin, Pauly Shore and Brendan Fraser, was released on May 22, 1992
((Note: two photos emailed in and should be available for use with this online and print)) It’s not atypical for ESPN reporter Shelley Smith to be on assignment on any given Mother’s Day Sunday. This year, she’s been dispatched to Oakland, covering the start of the NBA Western Conference finals. Her 81-year-old mom, Luanne, remains […]
A bipartisan bill intended to help end the Syrian government’s killing of its citizens has drawn opposition from Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, to the disbelief of some of his Capitol Hill colleagues. Nearly half a million civilians have been killed in Syria. The measure, HR 1677, would expand sanctions on those who provide certain […]
How often do you hear a teenager admit that his mother was right after all? With Daniel Sanchez, you might hear it a lot. Back when he was entering fourth grade, Sanchez’s mother insisted he audition for choir as an elective rather than sign up for study hall like all his friends. He would sing […]
Isabela Kimmel’s journey on the wooden floor took her from hip-hop to ballet. Some might call that quite a leap. But for Kimmel, it was an easy step to take. To her, dance is all about transition. “It’s always changing. It never stops evolving,” said 17-year-old Kimmel, who has spent the past six years as […]
The role Daniel Zolghadri landed in the upcoming film “Ready Player One” is smaller than what he had hoped for at his audition. But not getting what he wanted taught him not to be too haughty. After all, being cast as a high school student in the film, due in movie theaters next March, put […]
Tchaikovsky is Aileen Chung’s all-time favorite composer. And her most-loved piece by the world’s most popular Russian composer is his Violin Concerto in D Major, 1st Movement. The 1878 composition is a technical challenge for anyone, let alone someone only 18. But Chung has plenty of passion and skill to call upon, combined with the […]
After a sedan crashed into a big rig Wednesday on the northbound 15 Freeway near Highway 138, the truck dragged the car for a few miles.
Courtney Conlogue had surf fans at the edge of their seats. The Santa Ana surfer scrapped her way to the final at the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach on Sunday, then went on to defeat six-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore to post back-to-back titles at the prestigious event in Victoria, Australia. Conlogue needed the […]
Not a lot of 11-year-old entrepreneurs can say they’ve received a letter from the president of the United States, admiring their workmanship. Then again, not many are as bold as Carson Kropfl, who in January rode his skateboard into Trump Tower in New York City and left a note on a paper napkin for the […]
Beginning August 1st, 2015 the CFPB ( Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ) will mandate a new closing process known as TRID which is designed to increase transparency for consumers. Basically, the CFPB wants consumers to “know before they owe!” TRID stands for Tila-Respa Integrated Disclosure. Show More Summary