Santa Ana Native Alexis Garcez is the Founder and Force Behind Gente Market

Gente Market is a monthly festival that promotes the vibrant Latino culture.

10 National Parks to Visit Near O.C.

Each of our picks have unique charms, and all are within an eight-hour drive of Orange County. It’s time to tick these iconic spots off your travel wish list!

Legends: The Last Iron Man

We are reposting this story, originally published May of 2014, in memoriam of Victor Andersen, who died last week.

Award-Winning Actress Kieu Chinh of Huntington Beach Draws on Real-Life Tragedy

Chinh draws on real-life tragedy for her roles, which she delves into in a memoir out this month.

UC Irvine Alumna Shabnam Kalbasi is a Rising Star on Classical Music Stages

Kalbasi is a mezzo-soprano who excels in classical and modern repertoires and has performed on stages from coast to coast.

Cal State Fullerton Graduate and Foster Youth Advocate Junely Merwin

Merwin has overcome a lifetime’s worth of challenges and is now a voice for other young people in the system.
Santa Ana Patchwork Show

The Orange Resident Behind Dear Handmade Life and Patchwork Show

Nicole Stevenson is the CEO and creative director of Dear Handmade Life, the organization behind Patchwork Show—a community event featuring local makers.

Read Our Editor’s Note on the September 2021 National Parks Issue

Explore national parks all within an eight-hour drive from O.C.

Immerse Yourself in the Forces of Nature Exhibit at Casa Romantica Through Sept. 4

The exhibit juxtaposes plastics and pollinators.

Odin Parker, a Unique Wooden Toy Company in Rancho Mission Viejo

The company is owned by Atila Lotfi and his wife, Blakeslee.