| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The revamped Balboa Village Theatre may resemble "a little more of a start-up" than a lavish performing arts center because of uncertainty over funding, the chief executive of its foundation said Monday.
Steve Beazley, who was tapped in September to lead...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Orange Coast College has undergone many transformations in its 65-year history — buildings have been demolished and remodeled and others have been built in their place — mostly without significant controversy.
However, as the college...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Two former planning commissioners will face off in the race for the Newport Beach City Council seat for District 6.
Scott Peotter, who served on the commission from 2006 to 2010, announced his bid Tuesday for the seat, which is currently held by Nancy...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 11:08 AM
After looking at properties throughout Orange County, financial services giant PIMCO has agreed in principle to stay in Newport Beach and build its new corporate headquarters in Newport Center, according to a Sunday announcement by the Irvine Co.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:24 PM
A replacement for the Irvine Avenue eucalyptus trees will likely be chosen Wednesday night at a joint meeting between the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa parks commissions.
City arborists and landscape architects recommend a mix of date palms, African...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Newport Beach city officials recently ordered a real instate investor to stop gutting the interior of an office building designed by celebrated modernist architect Richard Neutra.
It is the latest dispute concerning the Mariners Medical Arts building,...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:15 PM
The design behind the Village of Cypress, the latest in the Irvine Co. village-concept communities in Irvine, is something between a comfortable neighborhood and resort-style living, company officials said.
The first of 1,677 brand-new apartments and...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:16 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — When Paul and Angelique Julian purchased their 2,650-square-foot mid-century home in Dover Shores, they knew that they had found the perfect place to raise a family.
However, the early 1960s home on Nautilus Lane needed a...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Starting at 7 a.m. Nov. 6, Allyson Jones Wong strapped herself into a safety harness and climbed atop a boomlift. Working nonstop until the light ebbed at 5 p.m. almost every day, she overlooked exhaustion and illness.
Her sole focus: to paint.
| May 26, 2012
| 6:33 PM
The Big Corona Beach concessions stand won't be open by Memorial Day weekend as planned, but city staff scrambled and arranged for Wahoo's food trucks to be on hand from Saturday through Monday.
Wahoo's owners, who also own the Rooster Cafe in Costa...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Architect Peter Bohlin, who designed Newport Beach's new Civic Center project, will discuss the facility at a free event at the Central Library at 7 p.m. Monday.
"The New Civic Center: A Vision for the Future" will be open to the public on a first-come,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Undulating wooden waves borne on glittering glass. Shaded walkways facing walls covered in green. An oculus that will let in light like an eye. And a giant Gore-Tex and polymer sail that will glow in the night.
These are all elements of architecture firm...