| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:06 PM
The 19th annual Gentlemen's Smoker and Lobster Clambake welcomed 150 handsome men in blue blazers and khaki trousers for a summer beach event beyond compare. It was the major men's fundraiser for the Balboa Bay Club's annual 1221 Scholarship Fund...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:36 PM
The Orange County Youth Sports Foundation honored/roasted hockey great Teemu Selanne as its Sportsman of the Year Thursday night at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach.
The OCYSF folks just might still be trying to crack jokes and praising him as you read...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:24 PM
A Newport Beach man was sentenced to six years in state prison Friday after pleading guilty to charges that he stole $2.7 million worth of wine from a storage facility he operated and in a separate case under-reported more than $3.5 million of payroll...
| Sep 13, 2013
Re. "Climate-change science is immune to politics," Mailbag, (Sept. 3): Letter writer Jamie Dow claims science has proven man-made global warming and that this conclusion has nothing to do with politics. I believe she is mistaken.
Most of the reports...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Visitors at Fashion Island on Saturday appeared to be stuck in a time warp.
Parents paused beside chic — and high-tech — strollers, taking pictures with cell phones. The scene in front of them, though, seemed straight out of medieval Europe....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:07 PM
As cameras flashed on the red carpet outside the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort this weekend, Lisa Ackerman hugged several friends and guests who approached.
She hugged me. Everyone seemed to be part of the family at the seventh annual Ante up for ...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
In the spirit of the Roaring Twenties, men and women young and old took to the Center Club on Friday for an evening of food, dance, a silent auction and a little bit of luck in the faux casino.
The event was "The Gatsby Affair," a benefit for the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Six former Orange County Girl Scouts will be recognized at the group's fourth annual leadership event Friday in Newport Beach.
Those being honored are Shannon Eusey, of Newport Beach; Joan Patronite Kelly and Donna Giordano, both of Huntington Beach;...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Winners from the 2013 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights will see their efforts recognized at a gala Jan. 24.
The event, which features dinner and an auction and is hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Following a meeting that stretched past midnight, the Irvine City Council voted Wednesday to delay for two weeks a decision on whether to allow a developer to build 688 acres of the Orange County Great Park in exchange for the right to construct thousands...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:33 PM
As Costa Mesa friends and neighbors toasted to good times at the OC Mix, a sweet voice sang in the background.
Amanda Moore, a 16-year-old Costa Mesa High senior, tickled her keyboard and covered Carrie Underwood ("Before he cheats") and Fleetwood Mac...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Newport Beach officials will auction off abandoned boats Dec. 6 at the Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol Division in Corona del Mar.
Potential buyers can look at the vessels up for sale starting at 8 a.m. before the auction begins at 9 a....