PHOTOS: The Van's US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
The 2015 Van's US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, the world's largest surfing event,  provided thrills and spills for almost 500,000 fans over nine days. In spite of small and infrequent waves, the surfers managed to strut their stuff. Unde... Full story
“Oh my gosh, put something on her so she is not standing naked!” Kirsten Prosser directs her staff in Danish-accented English, waving toward a glass-mosaic mannequin glittering au natural in the window of OnQueStyle, the designer resale b... Full story
Dean Corey’s Salzburg
Salzburg is magical, a mosaic of graceful spires, domes and fortress walls crowned by the Alps.  It’s a backdrop that inspires.  Just ask former Orange County resident Dean Corey, a frequent visitor who loves the scenery, music and hi... Full story
Ocean inspired
These inspired-by-the ocean offerings bring the waves home
Mikimoto NecklaceThe delicate underwater ecosystem of the oceans is being compromised by pollution. The oyster is so fragile, even small levels of toxicity can cause havoc. Mikimoto is helping to combat these problems to ensure the production of its ... Full story
OC Register Book Club
OC’S BOOK CLUB Join in The Register Book Club this summer with a local classic: “Laguna Heat,” T. Jefferson Parker’s best-selling novel set in Orange County. The Book Club shares weekly chats at Full story
Sam Waterston talk ocean convervation
Sam Waterston talks ocean conservation and his role on the Netflix comedy ‘Grace and Frankie’
Growing up in New England, Sam Waterston would buy fish from the local market as little boats pulled ashore with the daily catch. The nets were full and the partaking plentiful, but technology arrived and fishing fleets grew, destroying ocean ecologi... Full story
The Rezvani Beast
Orange County, meet your newest Hometown Hero
It’s been more than a decade since OC had a supercar to call its own. The county is home to its fair share of foreign exotics, notably Ferraris, Lamborghini and McLaren. But, it was the mighty Saleen S7 – a $400,000 American supercar capa... Full story
PHOTOS: Comic Con San Diego 2015
The 2015 Comic Con filled San Diego's convention center and downtown area with hordes of cos players and fans of superheroes, cartoon characters, steam punkers and video gamers. The movie and television industry had a major presence witih previews of... Full story
Spotlight: Summer Arts
It’s the time of year when exploring art doesn’t mean spending the day inside a museum. Laguna Beach’s big three events that run through next month make this the season to get up close and personal with many painters, sculptors and ... Full story
Spotlight: Shakespeare in the Summer
To theater fans, summer means al fresco Shakespeare, and Orange County offers a couple of tempting options.UC Irvine offers an unorthodox and intimate experience with its New Swan Shakespeare Festival, held in a nautilus-shaped pop-up venue that offe... Full story


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