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  • Commentary: JWA continues to threaten our quality of life

    During the 1950s, Southern California culture was ablaze with anything considered chic, sophisticated and novel. Artists, designers and architects were pushing boundaries in style, design, architecture and invention. World War II was over, and the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: City saves holiday weekend beach concessions with food trucks

    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...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center

    Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center
    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,...
  • Architect speaks on Newport's Civic Center

    Architect speaks on Newport's Civic Center
    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...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Resources available for children's books of all levels

    You may have read Monday's article in the Los Angeles Times about James Patterson and his goal to steer children to reading. He considers himself "an evangelist for reading who believes in the power of reading to improve the school experience and...
  • Newport Beach architect dies at 90

    Newport Beach architect dies at 90
    William E. "Bill" Blurock, a Newport Beach resident and celebrated architect, has died. He was 90. Blurock died after never recovering from an emergency surgery to fix a ruptured colon June 12. During his lifetime, and with the help of his architecture...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Council will decide whether to remove fire rings

    The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday will decide whether the city should remove 60 beach fire rings because of health and safety concerns — the same night that thousands of visitors at Big Corona State Beach will be marking the Persian New Year...
  • Harlan: Discovering the joy of books

    On Tuesday afternoon, after an underwhelming and predictable Costa Mesa City Council study session about the proposed charter, I left the Council Chambers and decided to take a quick stroll to the greenbelt across the street from the Police Station. The...
  • Daigle, Hill, Measure V winning in Newport

    Voters in Newport Beach on Tuesday appeared poised to choose the familiar: the insider over the outsider; the incumbent over the challenger; and yes to a package of laws blessed by the City Council and the Chamber of Commerce. If trends seen in early...
  • Comments & Curiosities: He finally speaks

    Ninety-four years without a word. That has to be a world record. Are we talking about an elderly Buddhist monk? Marcel Marceau's autobiography? Neither one. We're talking about someone much, much more important who just happens to be one of my...
  • Planners discuss changes

    A question-and-answer session with Newport Beach city planners on Thursday addressed proposed zoning changes. A shift from the old zoning code, which measured dwellings based on the square-footage, will now add "open space" requirements intending to...
  • He's walking the walk

    He's walking the walk
    The name "Walking" Don Webb is familiar to many in Newport Beach, especially to those at home during the late-morning hours who have witnessed the straw-capped figure coasting by their property. What many people are not familiar with, however, is that...