Calling all Superheroes to Orange Public Library Comic-Con®!

The Orange Public Library & History Center will present its first ever Orange Public Library Comic-Con® on Saturday, May 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Comic, fantasy, and science-fiction lovers of all ages are invited to join in on exciting events taking place throughout the day. All ages are invited to participate in cosplay […]

Giving Back: Orange Rotary Club

The Orange Rotary Club is on a mission to impact the City of Orange. Founded in 1921 Orange Rotary has been passionate about impacting their community for over 95 years, and the schools of the Orange Unified School District are a main focus. Starting with Orange High School, Orange Rotary has completed two beautification projects […]

Orange Seed Lending Library

The mission of the Orange Seed Lending Library is to inspire and educate a community of backyard farmers in and around the City of Orange as well as to bring new users to the Orange Public Library (OPL). Created as a joint partnership between OPL, Orange Home Grown, and the Orange Public Library Foundation, the […]

Preparing for Takeoff Colonel Gregory G. Raths Reports for Congressional Duty

McDonnell’s “masterpiece fighting jet,” the F-4 Phantom, rolled off the production line in December 1960, as a fleet defender built to intercept nuclear foes. Delivered to Miramar Naval Air Station, the jet was eventually bound for nearly four decades of service in the U.S. military.  For a rookie pilot, the F-4 could be a little […]

Spotlight On: Mr. Vernon Clover

I’ve always been partial to people who go above and beyond. It’s a character trait I seem to consistently run across when conducting interviews with individuals utilizing the services of Hospice Care of the West and this showcase on Mr. Vernon Clover and his wife, Donna, is no exception. Vernon, who suffers from Parkinson’s Disease, […]

Honoring Orange’s Finest and Bravest

Thursday, April 14th marked the 42nd year that members of the three Rotary Clubs in Orange formally recognized outstanding men and women members of the Orange Police and Fire Departments for their dedication and service to the community. Orange Rotary Clubs began participating in the traditional event to promote greater appreciation for those who keep […]

The Rotary Club of Orange supports Southern California Youth Rugby (SCYR) Tournament

The Rotary Club of Orange supported the second annual SCYR 7s tournament which took place at Fred Kelly Stadium and surrounding fields last summer. It was a full day of rugby for boys and girls (in two age groups: Under 16 and Under 18) who came from all areas of the state from San Diego […]

Helping Children of the Homeless

By Joanne Coontz Over 25 years ago, members of Orange Rotary recognized a need for children of the homeless, who were being educated at Project Hope School, co-sponsored by the Orange County Department of Education and various non-profit organizations. Rotarians wanted to provide an opportunity for the children to purchase gifts for their family members […]

Finding Your Life’s Work

It’s not every day that you meet a young woman as remarkable as Evans Tran. Evans is a physician assistant working in a busy urology practice. This article is not just about her skill and the caring and compassionate manner with which she treats patients, but a story of her incredible determination to rise above […]

The Lazy Dog Café

There was no better place to be on a warm summer day, sheltered by the shade of the terrace, reclining in a patio chair and enjoying the company of my dad and our Golden Retriever Bucky. No, we weren’t at the park or hanging out in the back yard; rather, we were out for lunch […]