April 9, 1999
Carroll Lachnit has been named managing editor of Orange Coast magazine in Newport Beach. Lachnit has been a freelance writer for several publications, including the Los Angeles Times, for the past six years. From 1984 to 1992, she was a staff writer at the Orange County Register. She also is the author of three published novels. Lachnit succeeds Sharon Chan, who moved to Seattle.
October 29, 1997
Martin J. Smith said he's stepping down as editor of Orange Coast magazine by the end of the year to focus on his fiction writing. Smith, 41, editor of the 23-year-old lifestyle publication since April 1994, will continue as the magazine's editor-at-large. He is working on his third book, to follow the release last March of the suspense novel "Time Release" and another book due in June. Publisher Ruth Ko said she hopes to name Smith's successor within a few weeks.
September 1, 1993 |
Staff Box Rewrite: Orange Coast magazine continues to make changes in its editorial staff. Editor Erik Himmelsbach departed in April, and Lynn Beresford, who had been managing editor, moved up. More recently, Beresford's old job has been filled by Robin Manougian, former editor of Los Angeles-based Beauty Handbook magazine. Allison Joyce has been appointed associate editor. She was most recently an assistant account executive with ad agency Rosen Kennedy & Associates in Newport Beach.
May 3, 1996 |
Phyllis Ann Marshall, who helped create the popular Mr. Stox restaurant in Anaheim, has signed on to consult with Minneapolis-based General Growth Management, one of the nation's largest shopping center management companies. Marshall's FoodPower consulting firm will try to help bolster sales at mall food courts around the country. She will be working with individual merchants to help improve menus, operations and customer service.
January 14, 1994 |
Orange Coast magazine promised that its January issue would depict a local personality with clothes off. But those who considered that a promise of nudity were too hasty, said the magazine's publisher, Ruth Ko. The new issue shows Carol Humphreys, society editor for the Orange County Register, with clothes off--but bathing suit on. In an accompanying article, Humphreys discusses such weighty topics as her favorite time of day. (It's sunset.