| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:41 PM
For three decades, with the support of the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa, the Newport Beach Sister City Assn. has organized an annual exchange with Newport Beach's sister city, Okazaki, Japan.
Each July, Newport Beach students and teachers travel to...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Ralph Stratton Linhoff, age 87, passed away in his Balboa Peninsula home on January 8, 2014, where he had lived since 1953. He served as a board member of the Peninsula Point Association for several years.
Ralph was born on June 5th, 1926 in Long Beach,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Coca-Cola has an ad campaign that confronts what it calls the "complex challenge of obesity."
In the campaign, Coke notes that of its more than 650 beverages, there are more than 180 low- or no-calorie drinks. Most of the full-calorie drinks also have...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:45 PM
For anyone involved in the consumer tech industry, the 2013 International CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) is the holy grail of exposure and opportunity.
The largest such tradeshow in the world, CES attracts more than 150,000...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 8:03 PM
Freebie of the Week: Join the public in singing — or listening to — the free seventh annual sing-along of Handel's "Messiah" at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the stately East Room of the Richard M. Nixon Library and Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 8:03 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — He's gone from one peninsula to another.
It just so happens that Domenico Maurici, owner of Il Farro, an Italian restaurant on the Balboa Peninsula, was born and reared in Calabria, Italy, the region that forms the "toe" of Italy's...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 4:30 PM
In my public discussions about our nation's failed and hopeless policy of marijuana prohibition, I often say that Proposition 19 actually won the election last November, but we will simply be delaying implementation for two years.
I say that for two...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Larson. Kim L.
June 10, 1952 -October 29, 2011
Larson suddenly passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2011. A lifelong resident of Newport Beach more than 50 years and beloved son of Al and Sunny Larson. Kim was a devoted husband who was married to his...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:32 PM
OneHope, a nonprofit wine company based in Newport Beach, recently announced a new partnership with Robert Mondavi Jr. of the renowned wine-making family.
Until the partnership with Mondavi, OneHope was working with David Elliott, formerly of the...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Laguna College of Art + Design resounded with cheers and applause long after the graduation caps had been tossed and caught by their gleeful owners.
At 89 students, the graduating class — including bachelor's and master's degree candidates —...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Kyle Domer, owner of the cleverly named Phoney Baloney's, a vegan sandwich shop in Irvine, is passionate about his food.
After his parents' divorce when he was a young man, he gained about 45 pounds from eating fast food and had health issues.