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  • Company honored with Prospector Award

    The California Council for Excellence named Newport Beach-based McCarthy Building Companies as a recipient in the California Awards for Performance Excellence, the company announced this week. McCarthy was awarded the CAPE Prospector Award. The company...
  • The Coastal Gardener: The when and the why of how names matter

    If you are a backyard gardener, your introduction to plant names probably came from plant labels, seed packets, maybe some plant catalogs or books and probably several casual conversations. Those names that you learned were invariably what are called...
  • Lobdell: Kan Coffee offers another shot

    At 5 p.m. June 30, 2004 — the last day of his employment contract — Martin Diedrich was told he no longer had a job at Diedrich Coffee, the company he had founded more than two decades earlier and taken public in 1996. Driving home that...
  • Local clinic chain to celebrate 40 years

    COSTA MESA — When she was a girl, Cynthia Stamper Graff willingly served as a guinea pig for her father's research into weight management. "He had us fasting every Monday," said Graff, chief executive of the Lindora Clinic, recalling how her dad,...
  • My Pet World: Consumers still worry about safety of pet food

    Question: I was in Canada last week and looked in the supermarket at cat food. One brand was imported from Thailand, and another imported from the U.S. In 2007, ingredients imported from China killed pets. Knowing where products come from might prevent...
  • Students espouse business' qualities

    Students espouse business' qualities
    Families moved around a terrace at the Hilton Costa Mesa/Orange County hotel, munching on cupcakes and cookies. With glasses of water and sparking apple cider in their hands, the families listened as students tried to sell them on their businesses. "Do...
  • Costa Mesa continues outsourcing efforts

    The Costa Mesa City Council will consider Tuesday whether to outsource five city services, more than a year since the wheels were first set in motion amid furious protests from city workers and local activists. City staff are recommending Costa Mesa...
  • Apodaca: Corporations have no place in public education

    How far should we go to save public education? So far as to name a school gym after a corporate sponsor? Let business interests influence textbook content? Put cigarette and junk food ads on the sides of school buses? If you think these ideas sound far-...
  • Marines lunch together at Big Canyon Country Club

    Marines lunch together at Big Canyon Country Club
    At one point during lunch at Big Canyon Country Club on Sunday, as dozens of Marines were enjoying filet mignon and roasted garlic mashed potatoes, somebody asked for all the former Marines to stand up. The response came right away from all over the...
  • The Crowd: A night of IMAGINE-tinis for Discovery Science Center

    The Crowd: A night of IMAGINE-tinis for Discovery Science Center
    "Imagine what if and what will be?" This was the question asked by organizers of the Discovery Science Center's annual fundraising dinner last week, which welcomed some 400 community activists and raised more than $500,000 for science education in...
  • Man returns to U.S. to face charges

    A former Newport Beach resident charged for running a fraudulent Internet company returned to the U.S. on Thursday after fleeing the country in 1999. James S. Eberhart, 71, was deported from Malaysia and expected in the U.S. District Court in Los...
  • Aerial fitness company celebrates its first year

    Aerial fitness company celebrates its first year
    When was the last time you hung upside down like a child — and laughed like one? That's the question Doug Schulein poses to those curious enough to ask about what it's like to try aerial arts — those gravity-defying acts of grace and strength...