Segerstrom Center

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Were Doritos Invented at Disneyland?

    ‚ÄčOver the weekend, I gave my short history of Mexican food in Orange County at the Segerstrom Center's Samueli Stage as part of its hosting of the awesome, ribald Chautauqua! show. Since I doubt I'll ever grace any stage at the Segerstrom again, I decided to focus my 10-minute lecture on OC's two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Richard and Jolene Engel, High-Flying Society Couple of the '90s, Hid $180 Million in Income

    Richard Gardner Engel‚ÄčIn the 1990s, you could not serpentine around a champagne server at a high society soiree in Orange County without bumping into Richard and Jolene Engel. They were everywhere, even landing aboard the P'zazz yacht when the Nordstrom family hosted a private Newport Harbor suppe ... More >>