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Christmas arrives at Roger's Gardens boutique

Christmas arrives at Roger's Gardens boutique

Santa may be still be at the North Pole, but it's Christmastime at Roger's Gardens.

Vitamin Shoppe opening in Costa Mesa

Vitamin Shoppe, Costa Mesa, Share the Health, SOCIAL Costa Mesa restaurant, Bistango, Bill Blank, Talk About Curing Autism, "Real Help Now"...

Talking Shop: A unique glow at Japanese clothing store Uniqlo

Talking Shop: A unique glow at Japanese clothing store Uniqlo

Shoppers won't need a passport to browse a spread of ultra-light down jackets, cashmere sweaters and Supima T-shirts made from Japanese...

Harbor Boulevard getting new look

Harbor Boulevard getting new look

Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa has long been closely associated with its miles of strip malls, shopping centers and car dealerships. But...

Irvine Co. land grants mix altruism and financial strategy

Irvine Co. land grants mix altruism and financial strategy

The GMC Yukon trundled past a barbed-wire fence and up a dry grassy hillside — the brush scratching loudly against its underside...

30th Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday

The California Coastal Commission presents California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, the 30th edition of the annual event to clean the...

4-day Lido Boat Show opens today: latest models, and an 'express yacht'

4-day Lido Boat Show opens today: latest models, and an 'express yacht'

With the 36th annual Lido Boat Show about to begin, organizer Duncan McIntosh was buzzing about at Lido Marina Village on Tuesday morning.

Building's old Studebaker sign re-emerges during renovations

Building's old Studebaker sign re-emerges during renovations

When Costa Mesa resident Doug Rugg looked at his cellphone Tuesday, he saw an image that jolted his memory.

Marijuana initiative signatures turned in to force city OK or a vote

Medical marijuana dispensaries could return to Costa Mesa if a proposed referendum wins City Council or voter approval.

More passengers, flights at JWA by 2030? Airport panel to discuss limits today

The Orange County Airport Commission on Wednesday is expected to discuss a second extension of the agreement that governs parameters such as...

Magnetic shift gives JWA runways new numbers

Magnetic shift gives JWA runways new numbers

John Wayne Airport's two runways are getting new call numbers, airport officials said, and the reason is out of this world — sort of.

Biz-News: Firefighters to strut for CHOC at Bloomingdale's

Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza plans to host its annual Firefighter Fashion Show for charity at 1 p.m. Sept. 20.

Spruced-up sign unveiled near Balboa ferry

Spruced-up sign unveiled near Balboa ferry

A group of happy boaters has long been depicted on a sign near the ferry landing on the Balboa Peninsula.

No 405 Freeway toll lanes, forum crowd tells Caltrans

No 405 Freeway toll lanes, forum crowd tells Caltrans

Members of the 405 Freeway Cities Coalition and local residents made it clear to state transportation officials Thursday night that they...

With new lease, O.C. Market Place looks to recharge

As retail trends change, open-air markets in great cities of the world — London, Barcelona, Munich, Paris — continue to...

Store's wedding gift to military brides: free gowns

Store's wedding gift to military brides: free gowns

When Marlis Porter Fyke, daughter of a Vietnam War fighter pilot, got married, she had no problem affording a wedding dress.

Cool and slow at Moulin Bistro

Forget the expensive airfare and 11-hour flight to France when all things French can soon be found at Laurent Vrignaud's Moulin Bistro....

Ceremony Wednesday for restored Balboa ferry entrance sign

A ribbon cutting for a refurbished welcome sign at the ferry entrance on the Balboa Peninsula is planned for Wednesday.

Let confusion reign

Let confusion reign

Dan Cameron, chief curator of the Orange County Museum of Art, said unpacking more than 100 selected artworks to showcase at the museum's...

Biz News: SusieCakes to treat Costa Mesa starting Saturday

A vintage-themed bakery is scheduled to open Saturday in Costa Mesa's South Coast Collection.

 Donald and Shelly Sterling seen lounging at Balboa Bay Club

Donald and Shelly Sterling seen lounging at Balboa Bay Club

The sun was shining as Donald Sterling reclined in a white beach chair. He sat on the members-only sand of the Balboa Bay Club, a...

Lido Theater's new color has some residents seeing red

Lido Theater's new color has some residents seeing red

When Meriam Braselle noticed that swatches of dark paint had been applied to the exterior of the Lido Theater, she was surprised by what...

Didn't pay that toll road fee? You've got more time

A grace period has been extended for drivers who use Orange County toll roads without paying, according to a news release.

Here's what $13.25 million buys in Newport Coast

Here's what $13.25 million buys in Newport Coast

The infinity pool is just feet from the hot tub. The wine cellar holds up to 1,000 bottles. And the underground garage can fit eight cars.

Biz News: Firehouse Subs opening in Costa Mesa

A fast-casual sandwich chain is scheduled to open in Costa Mesa next week.

Fairgrounds extends swap meet contract

The Orange County Fair Board approved a contract this week with the fairgrounds' longtime swap meet operator, a move that will maintain...

It's already Halloween at Roger's Gardens

It's already Halloween at Roger's Gardens

It may be August, but Roger's Gardens in Corona del Mar is gearing up for Halloween.

The Ritz may return to Newport

The Ritz Restaurant, famed for its lunchtime drinking, red-lipped waitresses and decadent meals, may soon have a new harbor-side home.

Din Tai Fung comes to Orange County

Din Tai Fung comes to Orange County

Visitors to a new Chinese restaurant at South Coast Plaza already know their fortune when they walk through the door.

Biz News: JP Morgan Chase opens office near Fashion Island

Biz News: JP Morgan Chase opens office near Fashion Island

JP Morgan Chase recently celebrated the grand opening of a "private client office" near Fashion Island.

Fire ring bill stalled in state Senate Appropriations Committee

An Assembly bill aiming to protect fire rings in Southern California was held back in the state Senate Appropriations Committee and will not...

Biz-News: Ruby's to open 'Dinette' on 17th Street

Biz-News: Ruby's to open 'Dinette' on 17th Street

The Ruby's Diner at 428 E. 17th St. in Costa Mesa will reopen Thursday as Ruby's Dinette. The new...

Retail Therapy: Surf's up at Hang Ten

Surf's up: The Hang Ten warehouse sale is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 153 W....

Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals

Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals

The site of Newport Beach's former City Hall, where a council gavel was last pounded in November 2012, is one step closer to becoming a 130-...

Officials: OC Fair vendor temporarily shut down for tax investigation

Officials: OC Fair vendor temporarily shut down for tax investigation

An OC Fair food vendor temporarily ceased operations Friday in response to a state investigation, according to fairgrounds officials.

Southwest starts O.C.-to-Mexico flights Sunday

Southwest Airlines is offering fliers a new option for hopping internationally from one sunny location to another — that would be...

Cyclist goes electric across the country

Cyclist goes electric across the country

Cathy Rodgers, 57, became the first person to cross the country on an electric bicycle on Saturday, riding from Washington state to...

Wilma's Patio co-founder dies

Wilma Staudinger, who helped create Wilma's Patio restaurant on Balboa Island in Newport Beach, died Friday. She was 85.

Biz News: Newport Beach credit rating still 'AAA'

The city of Newport Beach received a triple-A implied credit rating Friday from global credit rating and research group Fitch...

P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach

P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach

P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. has provided new details about a security breach discovered in June, saying customer data may have been...

Papers' parent company spun off

Tribune Publishing started a new chapter as a stand-alone company on Monday, as the long-planned spinoff from Tribune Co. takes effect.

More testimony points to cronyism, waste in Great Park project

Mounting testimony from an audit of the $200 million effort to transform a retired Orange County military base into one of America's great...

Whole Foods coming to Irvine in 2016

Whole Foods coming to Irvine in 2016

Whole Foods Market and the Irvine Co. announced this week that they have signed a lease to bring Irvine its first Whole Foods Market.

Businesses get new tool in Costa Mesa

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Fitness enthusiasts plank for charity and $500

Fitness enthusiasts plank for charity and $500

Fitness junkies "planked" for charity at an event Wednesday evening hosted by Lululemon Newport Beach, at Fashion Island.

Biz News: Sidecar offers Friday, Saturday deal

Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee, 270 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will now stay open until 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Patrons who visit...

Talking Shop: Jewelers start a new tradition

Talking Shop: Jewelers start a new tradition

Bill Peters held an Art Deco diamond and sapphire bracelet and gazed at its sparkle radiating from glistening chandeliers in the new...

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