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Consumer Goods Industries

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  • Apodaca: Big Santa is watching you

    When the song "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" was written in 1932, little did Depression-era Americans understand the prescience of the somewhat-creepy warning, "He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake." Today those lyrics seem...
  • Fitness Files: What to glean from gluten news

    I like curling up with a good health article, including the ones in magazines from my neighborhood health food store. What I read makes sense: Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are on the rise. You're not eating your ancestor's wheat. New wheat,...
  • Community & Clubs: Celebrating three decades of exchange

    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...
  • Ralph Stratton Linhoff June 5, 1926 - January 8, 2014

    Ralph Stratton Linhoff  June 5, 1926 - January 8, 2014
    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,...
  • Irvine firms plug in at tech show

    Irvine firms plug in at tech show
    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...
  • Smith: Remember to 'eat less and move more'

    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...
  • It's A Gray Area: Regulate marijuana like wine

    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...
  • Every little grain helps

     Every little grain helps
    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...
  • Kim. L. Larson

    Kim. L. Larson
    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...
  • Giving hope by the glass

    Giving hope by the glass
    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...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Enjoy 'Messiah' whether you sing or listen

    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...
  • All About Food: Sugar is sweet, and so is moderation

    All About Food: Sugar is sweet, and so is moderation
    Did you know that the amount of total added sugar (not the sugar found in fruits, vegetables or dairy products) that we consume has risen from 6.3 pounds per person per year in 1822 to more than 100 pounds today? An 18.2% rise occurred between 1980...