Top Doctors We once again present our annual list of Orange County’s top doctors, this year with 490 names. You’ll also find five inspirational “How I Survive …” stories about locals who tell us firsthand what it’s like to survive everything from raising a blind child, to devastating injuries, to the ordeal of years-long caregiving. Click here to read those, and click here for the full doctors list, searchable by specialty and location.
The Coyote Compromise Writer Marla J. Noel’s essay recounts a recent episode in which she and her dog were confronted by a coyote in her housing tract, and reveals the counterintuitive fact that “eradication” simply breeds more coyotes. What’s one to do when one shares a neighborhood with predators?
Snapshot: The New-Media Mogul Laguna Niguel’s Bing Chen made his reputation as an Internet starmaker while creator development at YouTube. Last year, Forbes named him one of its “30 Under 30 Who Are Changing the World.” Now the 28-year-old entrepreneur is making waves with his new mobile media company, Victorious. Click through for the interview and a sample of his vids.
Read our Main Course reviews of Waterline and A&O Kitchen at the revamped Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach. Sample O.C.’s Best grilled cheese sammies here; get spicy with curries in Global Diner, and get the latest news about Zov’s and Urban Seoul in Bites.
Don’t forget to click over to our Dining Guide, our authoritative and searchable listings of more than 180 recommended Orange County restaurants.
Meet our Person of Interest, former downhill mountain biking champion Leigh Donovan, on a mission to get more women to try the sport. Explore the new Neighborhood of Tustin’s Union Marketplace, as well as all our Neighborhood guides on a map here. Plan your Perfect Getaway to Escondido.
Editor’s Letter here.
My O.C. A teacher’s defense of the kids at Corona del Mar High School, after a year during which the school was rocked by cheating scandals, a prom draft, and other questionable behaviors.
Answer Man has tons of O.C. trivia here.