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  • Hoag nurse's nonprofit helps AIDS-stricken children

    Hoag nurse's nonprofit helps AIDS-stricken children
    NEWPORT BEACH — For Joanne Baker's 50th birthday, she asked for $500,000. It wasn't for her, but for donations to children in South Africa affected by AIDS. What the Hoag Hospital OR charge nurse got in 2001 was $35,000, but that was more than...
  • Mailbag: Puppy should not be auctioned off

    I cannot imagine in this day and age that Russo's Pet Experience in Fashion Island would think it is OK to have a live puppy to be auctioned off at a fundraiser. This is happening in Costa Mesa for Costa Mesa's Grad Night auction this Saturday. This is...
  • The Crowd: Organizer provides best of the best for scholarship fundraiser

    Congress may find it impossible to agree on funding priorities, but 200 men in blue blazers and white slacks recently joined forces in Newport Beach to raise $60,000 benefiting the annual Balboa Bay Club & Resort's 1221 Club Scholarship Fund. The 17th...
  • Judges to hear O.C. Fairgrounds case

    The latest, and perhaps final, chapter in the Orange County Fairgrounds saga could begin Friday, when attorneys for the Newport Beach-based company with the winning bid for the property will argue why a hold on the sale should be lifted in the state Court...
  • Fair deal debated in court

    SANTA ANA — The battle over selling the Orange County Fairgrounds moved from Sacramento to a Santa Ana appellate courtroom Friday. Attorneys for the state, which is trying to sell the 150-acre Costa mesa property, and for a Newport Beach company...
  • The Crowd: SPIN on the golf course brings in funds

    Mesa Verde Country Club welcomed a field of 72 golfers playing in the sixth annual SPIN (Serving People In Need) Golf Tournament. SPIN is a local nonprofit dedicated to eradicating homelessness in Orange County. Head pro Tom Sargent greeted the teams of...
  • Classically Trained: Piano-filled concerts coming to Costa Mesa

    In keeping with its "Year of the Piano" programming, the Pacific Symphony will play host to pianist Conrad Tao this week. The 16-year-old Chinese American musician, whose skills have brought him performing alongside orchestras worldwide, is scheduled...
  • Bidding for renewal

    Bidding for renewal
    NEWPORT BEACH — Venus de Milo reproductions have been rescued and repaired before, but in the case of one local garden, this plaster Aphrodite has never looked so "green." The repurposed classical reproduction at Irene Dunlap's Newport Beach...
  • Community Commentary: Former fairgrounds CEO embraces private owner

    The uncertainty over the future of the Orange County Fairgrounds is an issue that hits close to home for me. My love for the 150-acre fairgrounds began in 1964, when I exhibited for the first time as a 4-H Club member. My first fair made an impression,...
  • Mailbag: Memorable story didn't make the cut

    Memorable story didn't make the cut What about the lady who drove around with the dead lady in her car for nine months? That was a pretty big story; made it nationwide ("Top 10 stories of 2010," Dec. 26). Jolly Joe, via DailyPilot.com Gary Reasoner...
  • Briefs

    UCI's Kopf honored UC Irvine senior Lexi Kopf, who scored two game-winning goals in a pair of tournament wins for the women's soccer team last weekend, has been named National Player of the Week by the National Soccer Coaches Assn. of America. Kopf, a...
  • The Crowd: Friends of Santa Ana Zoo raise $80,000

    It is a small and wonderful community zoo. Friends of the Santa Ana Zoo gathered within the compound on Saturday night to celebrate another year with our fur-covered friends sharing the planet. The passion and the purpose of the zoo staff, led by...