| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:06 PM
On this Fourth of July, it is appropriate to celebrate the World Affairs Council of Orange County joining with the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) presenting the Ellis Island Humanitarian Award to Newport Beach's Herbert V. Nootbaar. The...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Irrelevant Week is in its 39th year in Newport Beach. But this one definitely has a different feel of all the previous ones.
The fun week, celebrating the final player selected in the NFL Draft, is now a part of The Foundation for the Undefeated, the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Do you believe everything happens for a reason?
Lonnie Ballentine does. He's known as Mr. Irrelevant, but he holds his beliefs very relevant and in some cases, reverent.
He says he's a believer and knows there's a reason he was selected as the final...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Newport-Mesa Unified School District's recent graduates will celebrate Grad Night Thursday.
Graduates of Estancia, Newport Harbor, Costa Mesa and Corona del Mar high schools will have one last hurrah before embarking on their paths to college or work....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Costa Mesa police seized 500 pounds of illegal fireworks Thursday from a man who they say brought them from Nevada and tried to sell them to kids.
The thousands of pyrotechnics included 11,000 firecrackers, 3,600 bottle rockets, 300 mortars, 300 Roman...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
During the 1950s, Southern California culture was ablaze with anything considered chic, sophisticated and novel. Artists, designers and architects were pushing boundaries in style, design, architecture and invention.
World War II was over, and the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:39 PM
For those people who love white and orange kitties, Community Animal Network has several available. Happy (pictured) is a teenage kitten who was rescued from Disneyland and is seeking a home with someone who has another kitty who would like to play....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
What a difference a few thousand miles can make. In Newport Beach, some locals are trying to ban the use of the beach fire rings, citing the potential health hazards from the smoke. In Florida, they're practically begging us to start beach fires.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:49 PM
"Hi, baby, how ever are you?"
"Oh, in heaven, everything is fine. There's no pain, sickness, sadness. What about on Earth?"
"Well, there's all of that and we miss you terribly."
"I miss you too, Mommy, but please smile for me. I see...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:37 PM
ANAHEIM — Seniors Oronde Crenshaw and Quinton Bell returned to action for the Costa Mesa High football team Friday night.
Think their presence was felt? Crenshaw's five-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, combined with Cameron Curet's...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:27 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Kate Knight has had quite a ride with the Sailors girls' tennis team.
In Knight's first three years on varsity with the Sailors, they won the Sunset League twice, advancing to the CIF Southern Section Division 2 title match in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
We as a city are doing everything in our power to turn our problem motels into good neighbors. For far too long, we've allowed a dozen motels along Newport and Harbor boulevards to operate in a manner at odds with the community good.
The motels —...