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Jimboy’s Tacos soft-opens in downtown Huntington Beach with a grand opening on Saturday, July 21 | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 14, 2018
Downtown Huntington Beach, the land of hearty eats for surfers and tourists has welcomed nostalgic chain, Jimboy's Tacos, to a prime spot across from the pier on 5th Street at Pacific Coast Highway.
91 Express Lanes users to get new sticker transponders, and for many, a savings | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 13, 2018
The relief provided to drivers who travel on the 91 Express Lanes to avoid traffic should soon extend to their wallets. Beginning in 2019, the Orange County Transportation Authority and Riverside County Transportation Commission, which jointly operate the toll lanes, will restructure the account pla...
OUSD briefs: Interact and Chemical Society clubs honor seniors at Villa Park High | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 13, 2018
The Villa Park High School 12th annual Rotary Interact and sixth annual American Chemical Society Recognition and Installation were recently held in a combined ceremony. VPHS chemistry teacher Linda Bartrom is an advisor to both the Interact Club and the American Chemical Society Club on campus. Int...
No snow? No problem. Urban Mushing's dog owners glide over dry land | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
Rufio is 9, Rinoa and Gizmo are 8, Cowboy is 6, Tails is 5 and Maya is 2 1/2. Christian and Ashley Casillan have a team of huskies, but they live in Long Beach, not Alaska. What’s a family of huskies to do in Southern California without snow and a sled? A group of dog owners in the area asked them...
Laguna Art Museum, one of the oldest in the state, celebrates 100 years | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
A century ago, two local artists came together among the rolling hills and shoreline vistas of Laguna Beach to form a collective that would come to define much of the city’s artistic backbone. While Edgar Payne and Anna Hills were searching for ways to showcase their artwork, they established the....
UC Irvine theater professor’s new production tells a story through physical movement | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
The runaway wanders the cold streets of Los Angeles grasping for meaning in the uncompromising urban sprawl. Fleeing a life of evangelical conformity, the girl hopes to find something valuable hidden within the city’s outer husk. The perennial theme of the directionless child’s search for identi...
Yang’s Braised Chicken Rice is hearty winter comfort food | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
Baby, it’s cold outside. Or at least it is as I write this, on a blustery January evening after driving around Orange County on a hunt for a meal to thaw the chill. Of course, by cold, I mean about 50 degrees, which is as frigid as winter in Southern California gets, but forgive the hyperbole;...
Broadway stars Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune to headline concert at Irvine Barclay Theatre | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
She’s coming to paint the town, and all that jazz. After seven decades of Broadway hits, multiple theatrical awards and film credits, Chita Rivera will step out on stage with performer Tommy Tune for “Just in Time,” a celebration of song and music to be presented Jan. 27 at Irvine Barclay Thea...
‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ immerses customers in a rebel adventure | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
I emerged victorious from the smoldering inferno of a planet after murdering several stormtroopers, battling a massive lava-strewn insectoid and having a comrade impaled by Darth Vader’s lightsaber. This was not real life, clearly, but it felt like it. The adventure took place within the “Star.....
‘Jersey Boys’ returns to Costa Mesa for a three-night run | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
Oh, what a night. After ending its Tony-winning 11-year run on Broadway, musical “Jersey Boys,” the tale behind Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is embarking on its North American tour with stops throughout the nation. Tommaso Antico, who portrays the Four Seasons’ Bob Gaudio, will get some...
OC Women’s March returning for second annual rally | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
One year after a women’s rally was held following President Trump's inauguration, activists are preparing to gather for a “Sister March” during the second annual OC Women’s March. The demonstration, to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at cross streets Flower Street and Civic Center Driv...
Patriarch of Wahoo’s Fish Taco family has a tale of hard work and good fortune | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
You no doubt have heard of Wahoo’s Fish Taco, but have you heard of Mr. Lee? I’m guessing not. But without Mr. Lee, Wahoo’s, the well-known Mexican food chain, would simply not exist. There is also a very good chance that it would not exist without Hollywood legend John Wayne, but we’ll get ...
‘Shakespeare in Love’ will tell its romantic tale at South Coast Repertory | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
William Shakespeare is suffering from writer’s block. He owes two producers a new comedy, he can’t finish the first line to a sonnet and he’s in desperate need of inspiration. In comes his muse, Viola, a beautiful woman who sparks him to write his masterpiece and will break the law to appear i...
Silicone wedding bands find a niche among athletes, firefighters and law enforcement | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
It’s a reasonably simple story, says a founder of silicone wedding and commitment rings. KC Holiday and friend Ted Baker founded Santa Ana-based QALO (pronounced kay-lo), a company producing rings designed to be worn by individuals whose lifestyles make it impractical to wear a gold or diamond...
Cooking up healthy recipes and teaching culinary skills at a children’s cancer hospital | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
When Audra Wilford’s 4-year-old son Max was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer in 2011, she did the only thing she could think to do to increase his quality of life — she cooked. The Tustin mother of two attended culinary school and worked in the restaurant industry before startin...
It’s enough to make a Porg smile: Irvine theater is first in ‘Last Jedi’ opening ticket sales | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
Edwards Irvine Spectrum Center 21 attracted more moviegoers than any theater in North America for the Dec. 14-15 opening of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Including presale, the theater sold the most two-day opening tickets, according to analytics company comScore. “We’re traditionally in the t...
Vintage and classic automobiles find a spotlight at new Newport Beach showroom | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
Connoisseurs of vintage automobiles who also have the means to purchase them can find paradise at a recently-opened classic car showroom in Newport Beach. Through a partnership involving Miles Morris and Malcolm Welford, both with roots in the United Kingdom’s vintage and race car industry, and...
New bishop ordained to be a ‘bearer of light’ to O.C.’s Vietnamese Catholics | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 12, 2018
In a multicultural ceremony held in four languages — English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Korean — the Diocese of Orange ordained the Rev. Thomas Thanh Thai Nguyen as bishop last week, making him the second Vietnamese American in U.S. history to hold the post. Nguyen will serve as auxiliary bishop.....
Irvine council will study original veterans cemetery site further | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 11, 2018
Councilman Jeff Lalloway called Mayor Don Wagner's proposal 'an effort to kill' the cemetery, but others said they need more information on costs, logistics before the city proceeds
New Disneyland app to play while you’re waiting in line | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 11, 2018
New mobile app designed to relieve boredom in the ever-more-grueling lines at the parks
Did you know the average Anaheim hotel costs $197 a night? | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 10, 2018
Anaheim area hotel room rates are higher year-to-date through May as occupancy rose, a new report shows. Here are eight trends to know from CBRE Hotels’ latest report on how local operators are doing filling up their rooms vs. countywide year-to-date patterns through May … 1. Anaheim hot...
O.C. electronic companies debut latest innovations at international show | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
With nearly 4,000 exhibitors and more than 2.75-million square feet of show floor, the International Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, is a mecca for geeks and technology companies alike who gather in Las Vegas every January to see and showcase the latest innovations. The common theme this year...
OC Fire Watch volunteers work to spot fires before they start | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
For Orange County Fire Watch volunteers, the day out started as an early summer drill in Mission Viejo, but they quickly had to switch gears when they detected a fire. “During a mock activation in June — which is not really the peak of fire season — I actually spotted a fire while I [was] chec...
Hello Kitty Cafe and Afters Ice Cream are among 30 new additions planned for Spectrum Center | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
Irvine Spectrum Center will introduce 30 new stores and restaurants over the next year as part of a $200 million reinvestment plan, the Irvine Co. announced this week. The businesses will be located in four new buildings, spanning 137,000 square feet, that are being constructed in the wake of the...
Off Center Festival brings unique performances to Segerstrom Center | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
A variety of unconventional art performances will be showcased at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the weeks-long seventh annual Off Center Festival. The program will begin Jan. 19 with a show by Martha Graham Cracker, a drag artist who performs Aretha Franklin, Prince, Black Sabbath,.....
Oracle Challenger Series in Newport Beach will offer tennis players more opportunities | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone, former world No. 4 player Kei Nishikori and American teen up-and-comer Frances Tiafoe will be among the big names battling it out on the courts Jan. 20-28 in the inaugural Oracle Challenger Series at Newport Beach Tennis Club. Orange County tennis...
She's the date farmer from Newport Beach | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
Fueled by enthusiasm and a love for nature, a Newport Beach mother of three decided to become a farmer. Joan Smith, 49, is the founder and farmer of Rancho Meladuco date farm. The business started in fall 2015 when Smith decided she could move forward since her three children were older, which...
Hello Kitty and other Sanrio characters continue to pop up alongside food in O.C. | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
Nestled into the backside of a rolling hillscape in the middle of Irvine lies Tanaka Farms, one of the last remaining swaths of food-producing land in once-pastoral Orange County. At 30 acres, the family-owned farm is small but mighty, famous for its year-round produce stand and Community Supported....
OCTA adds and expands Metrolink stations for people commuting to work | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
Terri Swanson lives at the Crossing apartment community, a transit-oriented development adjacent to the Anaheim Canyon Metrolink Station. Swanson and her husband moved to the complex at 3530 E. La Palma Ave. in June so she could take a Metrolink train to Orange Station where she walks to her adminis...
Easel takes commissioning artwork online | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
A narrow dirt road leading to some unknowable place is flanked by spindly trees, their branches arching over the claustrophobic path. In charcoal-black darkness sits a spectral white home. A skateboarder readies to drop into an ocean wave. These are scenes depicted in some of the work of artists...
Five Crowns ambassador celebrates 50 years at Corona del Mar restaurant | The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times | July 10, 2018
During his weekend shifts at the Five Crowns, Tommy Martin will shuffle swiftly between the kitchen, narrow passages and dining rooms to greet patrons and see to their needs. Martin, whose presence at the restaurant with an English country inn theme has been as consistent and comforting as the...
Three agree to community service to resolve charges tied to O.C. clash between Klan and counter-protesters | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 10, 2018
Counter-protesters disrupted a Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim's Pearson Park on Feb. 27, 2016.
It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity – and the thunderstorms – in Southern California | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 10, 2018
New wrinkles will appear in the Southland's sweltering weather Tuesday in the form of muggy conditions and precipitation.
Orange County Register | July 10, 2018
A summer-full of events are being held at Pearson Park. The Summer fun has already started, check anaheim.net/pearsontheatre for summer shows. Entertainment planned at the park’s amphitheater includes the Family Series Fridays through Aug. 3 with performers such as Kiddie Karoo on July 13 and...
Status Update: Airline passenger traffic at JWA up in May; nominate an Alzheimer’s caretaker | Orange County Register
Orange County Register | July 09, 2018
Other business news of note includes a host of promotions and appointments at local colleges and firms.