March 6, 2013 |
Reggae musician Ziggy Marley is planning to launch his first children's book, "I Love You Too," with signings, readings and acoustic concerts at the Americana at Brand and the Grove . The first event is a concert and reading at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Kids Club at the Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, followed by a book signing at the shopping center's Barnes & Noble at 1 p.m. The second concert and reading is scheduled at...
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December 17, 2012 |
The gunman who fired more than 50 rounds at busy Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach on Saturday was described by police as a "destitute individual" who decided that "this was his way of venting his life problems. " Marcos Gurrola, 42, is accused of firing a semiautomatic handgun dozens of times into the air before he was taken into custody, authorities said. No one was wounded in the shooting, although one person was injured fleeing to safety. "Thank God he pointed up," Newport Beach Police Deputy Chief David McGill said.
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December 15, 2012 |
A gunman at Fashion Island in Newport Beach apparently fired more than 50 rounds in a parking lot at the busy shopping mall Saturday before he was apprehended by police, authorities said. Marcos Gurrola, 42, of Garden Grove, was arrested in the parking lot near the Macy's department store shortly after allegedly firing the shots about 4:30 p.m., said Kathy Lowe, a spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Police Department. Officers on bike patrol apprehended Gurrola as he was standing by a white Honda.
November 15, 2012 |
For those planning to shop at brick-and-mortar stores on Black Friday, an overnight stay may be in order. (And I don't mean camping out in a parking lot.) The Hyatt Regency Irvine sets holiday rates at $79 a night, and it's shopper-close to the Irvine Spectrum, South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa and Fashion Island in Newport Beach. The deal: The hotel is just off the 405 Freeway (Jamboree Road exit) in Irvine. Along with the holiday room price comes another little perk: gift-wrapping in the lobby, with proceeds going to local charities.
November 14, 2012 |
The Green Festival is bringing eco-fashion, organic food and other earth-friendly wares to Los Angeles this weekend. The event is scheduled for the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday. Some highlights include designer Rebecca Mink's “California Dreaming: An Eco-Fashion Show” at 6 p.m. Saturday on the main stage, and a panel discussion at 2 p.m. Saturday on the Green Living Stage featuring Kelsey Timmerman, author of “Where Am I Wearing?”; Chris Yura, founder of Sustain U Clothing; and Heather Franzese of Fair Trade U.S.A.
November 7, 2012 |
Narciso Rodriguez's limited-edition collection for Kohl's DesigNation has arrived in stores and online, as of Wednesday. The collection was inspired by a trip to Turkey and features misses' outerwear, dresses, skirts, pants and shirts with prices ranging from $30 to $150. There are more than 100 pieces, and 30 of the styles will be available only on Kohls.com. This is the inaugural offering in Kohl's DesigNation series. Events Toni & Guy in Newport Beach plans an evening of beauty beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday featuring cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Kessler . Speakers will discuss fall hair, beauty trends and plastic surgery options.