| Apr 14, 2012
Before he was the man who sold a Wyoming town, Don Sammons was a Newport Beach local looking for a country escape where he and his wife could start a family.
Sammons, 61, remembers Newport less for its reputation as an affluent community and more for...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The CHOC Follies recently wrapped up its 15th annual production, "Christina and the Crystal Ball: A Cinderella Story for the Social Net Set." It was a four-show run that played to some 2,300 cheering fans at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Organizers of Costa Mesa United's eighth Annual Mesa Verde Classic Charity Golf Tournament are looking for sponsors and foursomes for the Jan. 21 event at Mesa Verde Country Club.
The annual golf tournament and banquet raised $146,000 in 2012 and is...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Barrett-Jackson car auction officials have chosen not to renew their contract for 2013 with the Orange County Fairgrounds, officials confirmed Friday.
The news came during the Orange County Fair Board's meeting Thursday, when the board members heard of...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Though the Barrett-Jackson car auction's first three years at the Orange County Fairgrounds showed signs of success, officials said the cards just weren't in place for a fourth year to happen.
The overhead was too high for a sufficient profit margin...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:11 PM
The family of a wheelchair-bound Newport Beach man who was attacked by an unknown assailant is raising funds to help pay his immediate medical bills.
Alan Halderman, 56, got into an altercation on the Balboa Peninsula with another man Aug. 6. He was...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:08 PM
CureDuchenne, a Newport Beach-based nonprofit that funds research into a form of muscular dystrophy, is auctioning off two tickets to Super Bowl XLVII, courtesy of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.
The package, which is valued at $5,000,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Organizers of the 104th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will celebrate one last hurrah — more specifically, the Last Hurrah — at the event's annual awards dinner and auction Friday night.
Topped by a VW surf bus made of LED lights, the...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:37 PM
Dozens of members of the Rotary Clubs of Newport Balboa, Newport Beach Sunrise and Costa Mesa teamed up with Newport Beach firefighters Saturday to serve hamburgers, cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, chips and soft drinks to nearly 800 volunteers who...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:50 PM
Ensign Middle School will hold a fundraiser Sunday in hopes of raising money to offset Newport-Mesa Unified School District cuts, which led to a reduction in the counseling staff.
The goal is to raise about $110,000, significiantly more than the school's...
| Oct 2, 2010
| 8:09 PM
IRVINE — Orange County will have its Great Park — or at least the small segment of it that officials were able to budget for — by spring 2011, board directors said this week.
The North Lawn is the first part of the first phase of the...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 8:39 PM
COSTA MESA — The Barrett-Jackson car auction will be back in town June 24 to 26, company officials said Friday.
The renowned car auction sees car enthusiasts pay millions for some of the oldest and newest cars in the world. It made its inaugural...