Best of 2010 21-40

Value Restaurants21 Cafe Rio, Lake Forest22 Cucina Alessá, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach23 Daily Grill, Irvine24 Dosa Place, Tustin25 House of Big Fish,Laguna Beach26 House of Kabob, Lake Forest27 Scottie’s Smokehouse, Orange28 Wadiya, Anaheim29 Yves’ Bistro, Anaheim Hills30 Z’Tejas, Costa Mesa31 Diner Chili for the Health-Conscious

Best of 2010 41-60

41 Finding the Best…Bargain TheaterA Step-by-Step GuideRemember that old movie house where you saw “Die Hard”? Chances are it’s now a bargain theater, and in these times of skyrocketing ticket prices, that’s not a bad thing. Here’s how I found the best bargain theater.—Scott ChristianStep 1  I Googled “bargain theaters.”Step 2  I narrowed the search to theaters with m

Best of 2010 61-80

61 Gourmet S’moreThat childhood summer fave, the S’more, has grown up at BeachFire Bar & Grill. A 4-by-4-inch homemade graham cracker is topped with a wedge of housemade marshmallow torched golden, drizzled with melted bittersweet Belgian chocolate, and crowned with a scoop of vanilla-bean ice cream. $7. 204 Avenida Del Mar #D, San Clemente, 949-366-3232; 25682 Crown Valley Parkway, Building I, Ladera Ranch, 949-542-7700,

Best of 2010 81-101

81 Vintage ShopLike “Mad Men” set decorator Amy Wells, we’re big fans of Fullerton’s Out of Vogue, where you’ll quickly discover the difference between this place and second-hand shops. From rotary telephones to Dansk kitchenware, every item in this treasure-trove has a vintage pedigree. 109 E. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, 714-879-6647, outofvogue.com.

Murder, Love & Redemption

Everyone knows how Manson girl Susan Atkins helped take lives. But few know the story of the life she helped save.

Devastating Depression

One morning, I woke up and literally could not get out of bed. It’s the most awkward and crazy thing I’ve ever felt. At the time I was 31. I was physically fit. But it was like a brick wall had been built on top of my body overnight. It was frightening.

Losing My Breast

I was 52 and leaving my husband and home of 28 years, moving to a cute condo on my own. I threw away the reminder for my annual mammogram. I had no time for a pebble in my left breast when I was moving, teaching, dealing with two emotional young-adult daughters.

Doctors by Specialty: P

Pathology Aaron Franklin Sassoon Hematopathology St. Joseph Hospital-Pathology, 1100 W. Stewart Drive, Orange, 714-771-8176 Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical Shu-Yuan Liao Gynecologic pathologyand breast pathology St. Joseph Hospital-Pathology, 1100 W. Stewart Drive, Orange, 714-771-8175Pediatric Allergy &

Doctors by Specialty: K–O

Maternal and Fetal Medicine Judith Hyunsuk Chung Health services research UCI Manchester Pavilion, 200 S. Manchester Blvd. #600, Orange, 714-456-2911Carol Ann Major Diabetes and pregnancy UCI Medical Center, 101 The City Drive S. Building 56, Orange, 714-456-6707Deborah A. Wing Maternal and fetal medicine UCI Medical Center-Obstetrics & Gyn

Doctors by Specialty: F–J

Facial Plastic Surgery/Otolaryngology Norman N. Ge Facial plastic surgery; ear, nose, and throat 16300 Sand Canyon Ave., #201, Irvine, 949-727-1818Family Practice Afdal Allam HPTN, DM, ortho, urgent care 8970 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, 714-848-7757Jonathan P. Anderson St. Jude Heritage Medical Group, 272