The Best Beaches in Orange County!

We scoured the coast and came up with the top beaches in Orange County, no matter what you're in the mood for.

Anaheim Native Denim Richards On His Role on Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone”

He plays a scene-stealing role as a cowboy in the modern-day Western drama "Yellowstone," which premieres its second season this month.

Alum Scott Barnhardt Returns to OCSA After Broadway Success

OCSA alum Scott Barnhardt conquered Broadway and returned home to inspire a new generation of musical theater students.

Plowing Ahead: A Q&A With Kenny Tanaka of Irvine’s Tanaka Farms

The Tanakas have planted seeds in Orange County for decades. Today, fourth-generation farmer Kenny Tanaka manages the thriving agritourism business in Irvine.

Why Ashton Sachs Says He Shot His Family

Last Feb. 9, Orange County sheriff’s deputies responding to a 911 call arrived about 2 a.m. at the three-story hillside mansion that Brad and...

Hidden O.C. 2018 | Uncovering The Secrets of Orange County

We discover the secrets of Orange County, all right under your nose.

Meet Laguna Beach-Raised World Champion Skimboarder, Blair Conklin

Laguna Beach has become a hub for the sport.

Growing Up in Santa Ana

Everybody has a story to tell, and I love to listen. This past September, I had the privilege of premiering my play “The Long...

A Fact-Checker’s Journey to a 1980 Afternoon

While fact-checking [“Center of the Universe” [October 2013]][1], Jay Roberts’ account of an encounter with serial killer Randy Kraft in 1980, I focused mostly on stated facts about San Clemente: what Roberts said about the beach, the streets, the motel, the 5 Freeway onramp. Then I went spent an afternoon reliving his story in the city I’ve called home for nearly two decades, starting at the shore where the two men supposedly met. Here is how the facts I verified square with Roberts’ story about what happened 33 years ago.

Global Dining | December 2015

Around the World in 80 Meals! To eat your way through Orange County is to take a culinary tour of the world. Ours is an almost unfathomable diversity: delicate Afghan dumplings, towering Cambodian sandwiches, obscure Japanese noodle soups, even hearty Kenyan stews. Here’s our delicious guide to the best of O.C.’s globe-trotting, genre-defying cuisines. No need to pack your bags.