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  • DP 103

    DP 103
    1.) Our Olympians: No one made us prouder this year than the capable athletes, coaches and announcers from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine who represented Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. They grew up, trained or live here. Costa...
  • DP 103 [Corrected]

    DP 103 [Corrected]
    1.) Jim Righeimer. Costa Mesa's mayor pro tem led an unapologetic charge to restructure the city with layoffs, pension reform and the creation of a proposed city charter, making him the target of organized labor and a hero of reform-minded conservatives...
  • Linda Isle mansion valued at $25 million

    Linda Isle mansion valued at $25 million
    A $25-million Venetian Palazzo-inspired Newport Beach estate hits the market this week with at least one potential buyer interested in the property, according to the listing agent Monday. The 8,000-square-foot, five-bedroom mansion at 43 Linda Isle is...
  • Commentary: Newport-Mesa architecture is unimaginative

    Nearly 40 years ago, I interviewed Newport Beach architect William Ficker and asked why most of the major buildings in the Newport-Mesa area lacked strong architectural design. Ficker's answer was that it requires a mature community to accept strong...
  • Trial set in $1.4M theft

    A convicted bank robber is scheduled to stand trial in November on charges that he lied to a bank to steal $1.4 million from Newport Beach's wealthiest man. Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles accuse Moundir Kamil, 41, of creating a fake driver's license...
  • Mooring debate stays afloat

    NEWPORT BEACH — If some Newport Harbor boaters have their way, Donald Bren would pay more to keep up the bay. He and other bayfront homeowners would pay more for docks like the one in front of his Harbor Island home. And the business Bren chairs,...
  • Bren among honorees for philanthropy awards

    Donald Bren and four other Newport Beach philanthropists were honored for their giving at the National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon in Anaheim on Wednesday. Bren, the chairman of the Irvine Co., has given more than $60 million to UC Irvine, both...
  • Man wanted for taking Bren's refund check

    Man wanted for taking Bren's refund check
    The U.S. Secret Service is searching for a man who stole a $1.4-million tax refund check from Orange County's wealthiest businessman and got away with most of the cash. Investigators say the man stole the check from Donald Bren, the chairman of the...
  • Irvine population up nearly 50% since 2000

    Irvine's population increased considerably in the last decade, far outpacing other Orange County cities, according to U.S. Census data. Thanks to plenty of new housing, some of it built by the Newport Beach-based Irvine Co., Irvine's population grew from...
  • The Crowd: Mothers, daughters show style at fashion show

    The causes were deserving. The mothers and their daughters were fashionable. And the tradition was embraced. The 25th annual mother-daughter spring fashion luncheon on behalf of National Charity League, Juniors, Newport Beach chapter, unfolded at the...
  • Imposter pleads guilty to bank fraud

    A man accused of stealing a nearly $1.4 million tax return check from billionaire Irvine Co. Chairman Donald Bren pleaded guilty Monday to one count of bank fraud. Federal prosecutors say Moundir Kamil, a 41-year-old convicted bank robber, obtained Bren'...
  • Irvine Co. buys Chicago skyscraper

    Newport Beach-based Irvine Co. announced Monday that it had acquired a skyscraper in Chicago's central business district. The company headed by Donald Bren bought the Hyatt Center, a 48-story, 1.5-million square-foot office building in Chicago's...