Ultramarathoners for Charity—Less Crazy?

In our May 2015 issue, we profiled six Orange County ultarunners in a story called "Not Quite Crazy" (click here to read). Turns out,...

LA KISS Makes History with Orange Coast Magazine’s Staffer!

We don't generally post press releases, but this is too good not to share with our readers! News release pasted below with no edits...

For Women Only: Nike’s New Training Center in Fashion Island

With the addition of not one, but two new training spaces, Fashion Island is truly becoming the lifestyle center of Orange County. The new SoulCycle spinning studio...

Open Streets Event Coming to Garden Grove

Imagine downtown Garden Grove without cars. Now, imagine that you can casually stroll down the middle of the block, ride a bike, skateboard, or...

Grab Your Boards: International Surfing Day Is June 20

The Surfrider Foundation’s International Surfing Day is happening next Friday in Orange County—and across the globe. You don’t have to surf to enjoy the celebration. The nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of our oceans is sponsoring an international waterways photo contest while our local chapters host a couple of events.

Would You Rather? Arena Football League Edition

Let's play a quick game of Would You Rather?: Would you rather watch a local arena football team play a game, or the band KISS in concert?

Relax, It’s Just Yoga!

Intimidated to take a yoga class because you don’t have experience? Feel like your joints will snap off if you attempt to reach your toes? Instructors at The Yoga Mat OC will ease you into the practice, allowing you to move at your own pace.

Mountain Bike! Orange County

For you mountain bikers out there, David Womack of Laguna Beach has written what surely is the definitive guide to off-road biking in Orange County. I’m familiar with a few of the dozens of rides he recommends, mostly in Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, and his distance and elevation estimates, tips, and trail descriptions are spot-on, even six years after its original publication. Order “Mountain Bike! Orange County” through online retailers, or at Two Wheels One Planet bike shops in Lake Forest and Costa Mesa.

Legends: Diamond Mining in Tweed

Chances are, when Don Pries steps before the spectators at Camden Yards this month to accept his induction into the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame, he’ll receive a smattering of polite applause, but nothing like what will be afforded fellow inductee and 2011 MLB Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar. And that’s just fine with him.