Ecology Center

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    On The Line: Debra Sims Of Maro Wood Grill, Part One

    Chef Sims was like a breath of fresh air, and not just because her restaurant resides along PCH in Laguna Beach. Her experience in the military makes her more professional, detail-oriented and outgoing in the kitchen. Her modest space burns though orders of empanadas, burgers and a lovely banana pud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    On the Line: Ryan O'Melveny Wilson of Five Crowns and SideDoor, Part Two

    Before this chef hopped on a plane to Chi-town for business (to work on a burger blend and attend a quarterly financial meeting), Ryan O'Melveny Wilson had enough time to answer those burning questions, such as what he thought of his Chiquita-banana costume. Maybe his answer belonged in part one, bu ... More >>

  • News

    September 23, 2010

    City Plays Favorites With Nonprofits

    The environmental group with a connection on the council pays very little rent, the 'controversial' Latino-outreach group pays much more

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Are Parents Ready to Pay Attention to Toxic Toys Shopping Guide?

    Over the years, yours truly has trudged out to the front of Orange County toy stores to listen to local representatives from a Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) extol the dangers of potential holiday gifts for kiddies.These included toys that could choke, poison and injure.Few were probably list ... More >>