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  • Mailbag: Charge fair-market rates for Newport docks

    While I know these are challenging economic times, and there is a good chance many Orange County residents will see a meaningful increase in taxes paid to the federal government, I am amazed that bayfront residents are responding so negatively to the city...
  • The Crowd: Lighting up for a good cause

    The Crowd: Lighting up for a good cause
    The 19th annual Gentlemen's Smoker and Lobster Clambake welcomed 150 handsome men in blue blazers and khaki trousers for a summer beach event beyond compare. It was the major men's fundraiser for the Balboa Bay Club's annual 1221 Scholarship Fund...
  • Virgen: 'Special' night for Teemu

    Virgen: 'Special' night for Teemu
    The Orange County Youth Sports Foundation honored/roasted hockey great Teemu Selanne as its Sportsman of the Year Thursday night at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach. The OCYSF folks just might still be trying to crack jokes and praising him as you read...
  • Newport man gets 6 years for stealing wine

    A Newport Beach man was sentenced to six years in state prison Friday after pleading guilty to charges that he stole $2.7 million worth of wine from a storage facility he operated and in a separate case under-reported more than $3.5 million of payroll...
  • Commentary: Global warming activism appears 'contrived'

    Re. "Climate-change science is immune to politics," Mailbag, (Sept. 3): Letter writer Jamie Dow claims science has proven man-made global warming and that this conclusion has nothing to do with politics. I believe she is mistaken. Most of the reports...
  • Food, flags, fun and flair – with an Italian accent

    Food, flags, fun and flair – with an Italian accent
    Visitors at Fashion Island on Saturday appeared to be stuck in a time warp. Parents paused beside chic — and high-tech — strollers, taking pictures with cell phones. The scene in front of them, though, seemed straight out of medieval Europe....
  • Commentary: Fire rings are falling prey to environmental bureaucrats

    According to Chris Epting's In The Pipeline column, "Something fishy going on with fire ring ban," April 4, he learned the hard way what the Air Quality Management District is really all about. Those green, environmentally friendly shoes pinch when you...
  • From the Boathouse: Remembering a visionary vessel designer

    Ahoy! Boaters know the name and many have been aboard a DeFever yacht. Sadly, Arthur DeFever passed away last month at age 94. DeFever began his career designing fishing vessels and evolved into designing the cruising and custom yachts that we see...
  • Virgen: 'Ante Up For Autism' a winner

    Virgen: 'Ante Up For Autism' a winner
    As cameras flashed on the red carpet outside the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort this weekend, Lisa Ackerman hugged several friends and guests who approached. She hugged me. Everyone seemed to be part of the family at the seventh annual Ante up forĀ ...
  • Making a flap at fundraiser

    Making a flap at fundraiser
    In the spirit of the Roaring Twenties, men and women young and old took to the Center Club on Friday for an evening of food, dance, a silent auction and a little bit of luck in the faux casino. The event was "The Gatsby Affair," a benefit for the...
  • Former Girl Scouts to be honored

    Six former Orange County Girl Scouts will be recognized at the group's fourth annual leadership event Friday in Newport Beach. Those being honored are Shannon Eusey, of Newport Beach; Joan Patronite Kelly and Donna Giordano, both of Huntington Beach;...
  • The God Squad: Can we find God through Einstein?

    Q: Among all the questions you receive about the conflict between science and religion, you seem to take the accommodationist route, insisting there is no conflict and misquoting Albert Einstein in a way that makes him seem religious. How can you a)...