| Jun 26, 2015
| 6:52 PM
CPK's Newport location helps lead new menu launch
California Pizza Kitchen's Newport Beach location is one of the first in the restaurant chain to launch an expanded menu featuring dishes such as fire-grilled rib eye steak and roasted halibut.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
On the evening of July 14, a woman approached the podium inside Costa Mesa City Hall to inform the powers that be that her dog died.
She blamed Daisy's death on the car dealership behind her house.
Chau Vuong became visibly upset in telling the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:38 PM
When a 90-foot Christmas tree at Fashion Island lights up for the first time Friday night, it will mark just one mega-tree in a series sparkling to life for the holidays in shopping centers throughout Southern California.
Fashion Island's white fir,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:59 PM
At 10 a.m. on "Fabulous Friday" — so named by South Coast Plaza representatives — Georgiann Mastrangelo sat in a VIP holiday lounge in the shopping center's penthouse, sipping champagne.
As shoppers awoke from their post-turkey slumber,...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday voted to get the ball rolling on a plan that would demolish one of the city's so-called problem motels and replace it with a new apartment complex.
Four council members — Councilwoman Sandy Genis dissented...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:27 PM
As beautiful as homes are in Newport Beach, it can be incredibly daunting to find replacement parts for that turn-of-the-century plumbing.
Crown Ace Hardware has made this its specialty. Having grown and expanded in the community for more than 60 years,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:11 PM
The scene was quiet in a large lot off Bristol Street, not far from where the 55 Freeway meets the 73. On that weekday afternoon of clear blue skies, there were a handful of workers, no customers and plenty of room for expansion.
The remaining inventory...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:52 PM
I've known former Mayor Sandy Genis for the last three decades, and I've watched with interest as her local political career has ebbed and flowed.
I was never a big fan of her politics, but I'll give her credit for being consistent. I don't think Sandy...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Liana Korber is now in her third straight year playing at No. 1 singles for the Sage Hill School girls' tennis team.
In a way it makes perfect sense. Korber definitely is her own individual.
She's the one who wears the multicolor shoes while on court,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:45 PM
My family and I have sailed and motored large and small boats in Newport and nearby harbors for many, many years ("Paddleboarding lanes, military flyovers fizzle," Sept. 27). We know paddleboarding is fun and wonderful exercise. However, if paddleboarders...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Girl Scout Cadette Troop 57 members were honored at a recent Harbor View Elementary School Flag Deck ceremony for their creation and contribution of "potty benches" for preschoolers.
"The idea came about after seeing all the adorable little ones...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:27 PM
COSTA MESA — One of Corona del Mar High's goalkeepers played for another team on Tuesday.
Earlier in the day, Kat Hess was 29 miles away from the site where her high school girls' soccer team was going to play. Hess represented the U.S. under-17...