| Apr 17, 2015
| 5:46 PM
One of the real estate developers behind the revitalization of 17th Street in Costa Mesa is looking to redefine a somewhat nondescript office building in Newport Beach to bring it in line with its trendy surroundings.
Burnham-Ward Properties, a...
| May 16, 2015
| 10:24 AM
More than 200 attendees packed Costa Mesa's third annual Mayor's Celebration dinner at the Samueli Theater on Thursday that included song, art and accolades.
Receiving the Mayor's Award was Wilbur H. Smith III, founder of Greenlaw Partners. The Irvine-...
| May 22, 2015
| 12:31 PM
Loretta Sanchez issues an apology
U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez apologized for making a stereotypical Native American "war cry" gesture that disrupted the opening phase of her campaign. In remarks to hundreds of delegates at...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 7:48 PM
Find Your Zen Yoga & Nutrition Studio will open Saturday in Corona del Mar, offering a new style of interval yoga created by the studio's founder, Christina Ratusznik, as well as power, vinyasa flow and yin yoga styles. The studio also will offer...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:51 PM
One owner of an Irvine-based real estate investment company pleaded guilty Thursday to allegations that his firm essentially turned into a Ponzi scheme after the housing market crashed, according to authorities.
John Packard, 64, of Long Beach was...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Vivante on the Coast, a luxury retirement community in Costa Mesa's Westside, recently celebrated its first anniversary.
The award-winning 185-unit complex at 1640 Monrovia Ave. opened in October 2013 and is now home to more than 160 residents,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The GMC Yukon trundled past a barbed-wire fence and up a dry grassy hillside — the brush scratching loudly against its underside — toward a peak with sweeping views.
Below, the blue and glassy Irvine Lake stretched toward the 241 Toll Road....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Fletcher Jones Motorcars in Newport Beach recently held a coloring contests for children to design graphics for the Mercedes-Benz dealership's John Wayne Airport shuttle.
General Manager Garth Blumenthal ordered the new van to take customers to and from...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Orange Coast College has a new director of marketing and public relations.
Juan Gutierrez will serve as public information officer, overseeing marketing, student recruitment, media relations and media publications.
"I am excited to be part of the...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:18 PM
David Rowley, who works in commercial real estate, has been named president of the South Coast Metro Alliance.
The business group serves building owners and property managers in the commercial sector along and around the Costa Mesa-Santa Ana border near...
| 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,...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 4:45 PM
They form an unlikely crew.
A 25-year cop. The high school principal. The retired geologist. The software, real estate and oil guys.
Six men in their 60s will embark this summer on a cross-country journey on road bikes, covering 3,667 miles toward a...