O.C.’s Best 2020! | Silver Linings of Quarantine

Here is how we made lemonade out of lemons.

Q&A With the Newport Beach Native Behind Large Lemonade’s Embroidered Designs

Brooke Jaramillo fell in love with chain-stitch embroidery in 2017 and has since created designs for actors, artists, and musicians.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and the Inland Empire Celebrate the Class...

The nonprofit organized a drive-thru graduation celebration celebrating mentees and those who gave back to their community.

A Photo Essay Capturing O.C.’s Retro Neon Signs

From liquor stores to restaurants to neighborhood theaters, Orange County is abuzz in retro illuminated displays evoking a simpler time.

Sustaining Orange County: Environmental Scientist On Rising Sea Levels

"Sea-level rise can have consequences beyond flooding homes and businesses because it will also affect all land uses along the shoreline."

UC Irvine Professor’s Environmental Research Inspires Action

"I study how human activities impact the natural world and how changes in the climate or air quality affect people, food production, water quality, and so forth."

UC Irvine Ranked Nation’s No. 1 University In Sustainability

For 10 consecutive years, Sierra magazine has named UC Irvine a top-10 “Cool School” for the strength of its sustainability curriculum, research, student and public engagement, and campus operations.

Thea Merritt is the Owner of Eco Now, O.C.’s First Zero-Waste Shop and Refill...

"I realized we needed to create a bit of a community around sustainable practices and help people in our community learn alternatives to single-use waste, teach people different ways of consuming."

O.C.’s Drag Show Scene

In honor of Pride Month, we look back on our April 2020 feature capturing O.C.'s drag show scene prior to the pandemic.

Sustaining Orange County: Volunteer Opportunities

From restoring natural habitats to beach cleanups, here are ways to lend a hand in O.C.