The Galaxy has again reeled in a big catch.It was confirmed Wednesday that the club had signed Liverpool FC and England star Steven Gerrard as a Designated Player. Gerrard will join the Galaxy when the Major League Soccer transfer window opens in July.Gerrard will join Robbie Keane and Omar Gonzalez as Designated Players
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival smashed another record today. The festival, which has its twin editions set for April 10-12 and April 17-19 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, sold out in less than 40 minutes.
A pre-sale for Coachella 2015 took place in 2014 just after the festival wrapped.
The remaining tickets went o
Fresh stories about the Civil War are scarcer than hen’s teeth.
But Matthew Lopez’s “Whipping Man,” on stage at South Coast Repertory through Jan 27, takes a new look at postwar freedom through the eyes of Jewish slaves – and slaveowners.
The date is April 9, 1865, and General Robert E. Lee has just
No living country music performer has thrilled audiences at such creative heights for as long as Willie Nelson.Now 81, the legendary Texan and his five-member troupe performed a fast-paced and never-less-than-thrilling 75-minute concert at City National Grove of Anaheim on Tuesday night. The night saw Nelson perform two dozen selecti
ANAHEIM – The moment Vince Ducusin stepped inside Olaf’s Snowfest, he was speechless.Inside Stage 17 at Disney California Adventure is a replica of the kingdom of Arendelle’s town square from Disney’s hit movie “Frozen.”The clock tower where Princess Anna and Prince Hans of the Southern
ANAHEIM – The Ducks are healthy for the first time in months. They don’t have any serious strains, sprains or mumps viruses that would keep players on the bench.
While hearty bodies are a good thing, it presents Coach Bruce Boudreau with tough decisions – who does he play?
One such spot is at left wing on the Du
For the first time in a long time, baseball writers elected four players to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015, lessening but not eliminating the ever-increasing backlog of candidates qualified to be honored in Cooperstown.Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected Tuesday, Biggi
SANTA ANA – Slashed tents, old Christmas decorations and potted plants are what remained of a homeless encampment Tuesday, after authorities told residents Monday to vacate an area along railroad tracks near Main Street and Dyer Road.“You’ve got to cut people some slack. Instead of saying, ‘Get your stuff out,
I covered a chunk of Mike Piazza’s prime, and, at the time, was certain I was covering a Hall of Famer.I covered the end of Lee Smith’s career, and, at the time, was sure he, too, was a Hall of Famer.More than both those players, however, I covered a bunch of Gary Sheffield’s career, and, the whole time,
Roberto Baldoquin is all set to begin his path to the major leagues, and the Angels don’t believe it will be a long one.“We have very little doubt he’ll move at an accelerated pace,” General Manager Jerry Dipoto said Tuesday, after the Angels announced the long-anticipated deal with the Cuban infielder. &ldquo
Nick Young enjoyed his brief time with the Clippers. He spent 22 regular-season games with the franchise in 2012, went to the playoffs and was part of one of the greatest comebacks in postseason history.
“I was really one of the reasons that happened,” said a grinning Young, who never lacks for confidence.
But when it
Time Warner Cable customers: Check your next bill closely, as the cable and Internet giant is rolling out monthly fee increases for its modem lease and sports and local channel lineup.In total, TWC fees will go up $5.26 per month. The company added $2.75 for sports channels and increased its modem lease fee to $8, a 34 percent increa
The sounds of music that filled the Fender Center for the Performing Arts in Corona for 12 years have been silenced, but later this week the sound of swiping credit cards will be heard.On Friday and Saturday, the Fender Museum will sell more than 1,000 items, many of them memorabilia and signed guitars from the center, which closed i
A new resident recently moved into San Juan Capistrano’s Los Rios historic district.He’s young. He’s spry. He struts around his property in a black-and-white striped onesie. And he’s likely the only one in the neighborhood brazenly donning a mohawk.His name is Mr. Fancy Pants, a 5-month-old Grevy&r
In periods of self-doubt I seem to become more judgmental. Those times I feel confident, judging others appears a self-indulgent waste of time.
I don’t think I’m alone here. Those who make it a point to be self-righteous often turn out to be plagued by personal demons.
Most of the times I get on my high horse, it is a
For those about to rock, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival salutes you.Australian rock act AC/DC, rock renaissance man Jack White and rap/R&B charmer Drake will headline the 16th year of the festival, organizers announced Tuesday.Coachella will take place April 10-12 and April 17-19 at the Empire Polo Club
“NCIS” 8 p.m., CBS Episodic crime drama has never been less fashionable than it is today, when serials with complex stories and adult themes are all the rage, collecting the critics’ plaudits and gobbling up all the available hardware at awards shows.
But someone forgot to tell &ldqu
I looked down from the cliff where we pitched our tents, our surfboards set up against a fence between us and the water. The waves were pumping, with sets rolling in one after another as the sun glistened off the ocean where surfers looked like small ants from above.On a recent surf camping trip with friends and family at San Elijo S
After the shock of chilly days, cold nights and even snow in some areas, Orange County residents are feeling a familiar heat this week.According to the National Weather Service, the warming trend that started Monday will peak today and hold until Wednesday but will start to gradually cool by the end of the week in most areas. The day
Yes, it’s strange that in the world of television, “midyear” starts in January, but we’re not going to complain.Even if it’s in the wrong place on the calendar, the midyear is time for celebration for TV fans.The best of the fall season is still going strong, and the worst – well, some
Welcome to “Street Style,” where we chronicle the fashionable figures and the chic characters of Orange County. This week, blogger Evelyne Marks from the fashion blog “Everything Evelyne” and her photographer Cathy Cordas visited Costa Mesa to capture the laid-back style of the stylish town. Visit
You’d never know it by most of the coverage in the press, but the Golden Globes awards ceremony on Sunday will hand out trophies for movies and television.The film awards get the attention – not because we are so interested in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s choices but because they are seen as cl
Someone who has been an avid chef since age 7 sounds like the perfect choice for a cooking competition. Even if he’s 10.
Such is the case with Kyler, a fifth-grader at Wagon Wheel Elementary School in Trabuco Canyon, who will take part in the third season of “MasterChef: Junior,” Fox’s cooking contest that feature