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  • Corona del Mar Today: CdMHS club provides six vests for area police dogs

    Corona del Mar Today: CdMHS club provides six vests for area police dogs
    Members of Corona del Mar High School's Vest-A-Dog club have been fundraising all summer, and last week six police dogs were fitted with protective gear as a result of the club's hard work. "I've just always loved dogs," said Jenny Conde, a CdMHS...
  • Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals

    Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals
    The site of Newport Beach's former City Hall, where a council gavel was last pounded in November 2012, is one step closer to becoming a 130-room hotel. Likened by designers to "the quintessential beach house," plans for the Lido House Hotel received...
  • Sign will point way to Balboa Bay Club

    The Balboa Bay Club and Resort may be an iconic spot in Newport Beach, but directing people there has always been a little tricky. True, the beige complex at 1221 W. Coast Hwy. is across from The Car Spa, a little past the fancy cars parked outside...
  • The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find

    The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find
    It was "guys' night out" last Friday night on the Newport bayfront. The 20th annual Men's Smoker and Lobster Clambake took over the lawn at the Balboa Bay Club. There were 120 men ranging in age from recently graduated to recently retired, who donned...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Port Theater seeks to serve alcohol at all-age screenings

    Corona del Mar Today: Port Theater seeks to serve alcohol at all-age screenings
    The Port Theater has been serving alcohol for two years, limiting sales to an upper balcony unless the screenings are 21 and older and sales end by 11 p.m. Now, the Planning Commission could expand alcohol service at the historic theater to include...
  • Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine

    Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine
    After a day at Disneyland with his family, Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine received an unexpected visit from an NFL representative Friday night. Ballentine, the final pick of the NFL Draft, had to undergo a random drug test at the Island Hotel in...
  • The Crowd: Writing the book on cystic fibrosis

    As some 425 guests arrived at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, they entered the ballroom to find a handsome gold-covered and perfectly bound book at each table place setting. The thickness of the publication suggested far more than a brochure...
  • This jazz man can testify

    Even now, at 86 years old, Ernie Andrews remains the ebullient entertainer. The blues singer, whose resume lists everything from joining the Harry James Orchestra to recording with Columbia Records to playing a leading part in the documentary film...
  • Newport Harbor High pep squad brings back top award from London

    Newport Harbor High pep squad brings back top award from London
    Members of the Newport Harbor High School Pep Squad did their best to make sure London remembered the girls from Newport Beach. The Newport Harbor pep squad members took home the top prize after traveling to London for the International Tournament of...
  • Venezia: Happy Fourth, from Newport, H.B., Vegas, beyond

    Weekly I receive promotional emails for events and fun happenings from all over. And this week there were no shortage of suggestions for the July Fourth holiday. Sorting through them — from the traditional to the odd — I could see...
  • The Crowd: Gala dips into California history

    The Crowd: Gala dips into California history
    Orange County has become the center of the world of charitable galas. Arguably, there are more fundraising extravaganzas night after night and week after week, not just during the social season but throughout the year, than anywhere else. Intense...
  • A Word, Please: Apostrophe rules are needed, just not all the time

    I fielded a question recently about "minding your p's and q's." I had used that expression in a column a few weeks ago, and it prompted an email from a reader named Christine who was curious about the apostrophes. Anyone who knows anything about...