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  • 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...
  • Mesa Musings: Was it really worth avoiding the fair?

    Looks like I ended up cutting off my nose to spite my face, as my sainted Kansas grandmother used to say. What does that corn-fed expression mean? Out of pique, we can end up damaging ourselves more than the object of our scorn. Case in point: I've made...
  • Expansion is sweet for Casey's Cupcakes

    Expansion is sweet for Casey's Cupcakes
    "Cupcake Wars" winner and Laguna Beach shop owner Casey Reinhardt plans to expand her Casey's Cupcakes shops to Newport Beach and Irvine before the end of the year. Reinhardt has locations on Ocean Avenue in Laguna Beach and at the historic Mission Inn...
  • Dangerous trees up for Newport council vote

    Stepping into the contentious issue of dangerous eucalyptus trees, the Newport Beach City Council may vote Tuesday to remove about 20 of the blue gum variety. But doing so would overturn a parks commission decision to keep the trees on the West Bay...
  • Go beyond candy and flowers

    Go beyond candy and flowers
    With Valentine's Day on a Monday this year, many couples are making more creative plans to celebrate. Restaurants are offering weekend-long deals, and many are offering special incentives like gift cards for Feb. 14 diners to entice people to dine out...
  • Spa & Fitness Club, CPK close

    COSTA MESA — The Spa & Fitness Club, a fixture at South Coast Plaza for nearly 20 years, has closed its doors. Patrons had three days to pick up personal belongings and clean out their lockers, according to the spa, which formally closed Jan. 24....
  • Mesa Musings: Conway's comedy not so funny anymore

    I inherited an appreciation for slapstick humor from my father. Back in the late 1960s and early '70s, he and I enjoyed watching "The Carol Burnett Show" on TV. We roared at comedy sketches featuring Carol, Harvey Korman and Vicki Lawrence, but our...
  • New salon blows into Costa Mesa

    New salon blows into Costa Mesa
    Super-powered female icons Wonder Woman and Supergirl are inspiring for more than their ability to fly and fight crime. They also have fantastic hair. SAS Shampoo & Style owner Monica Ruggieri knows that a great hairstyle is more than an expression of...
  • The Crowd: Ocean Institute to celebrate 10 years

    The Crowd: Ocean Institute to celebrate 10 years
    The Ocean Institute is preparing to celebrate 10 years of jazz. The anticipated weekend of fine food and fabulous music will take place on Feb. 3-4 at the institute's Dana Point facility. Organizers will partner with radio station 94.7 The Wave and...
  • Members' dues for clubhouse would increase

    Newport Beach Country Club members will be facing a membership increase, but the extra money won't all be going to the proposed golf clubhouse renovation. According to David Wooten, president and chief executive of both the club and Balboa Bay Club &...
  • 'A fall fashion fantasy'

     'A fall fashion fantasy'
    South Coast Plaza kicked off its first weekend celebrating makeup, hair and beauty with a MAC Cosmetics exhibit Friday that organizers said is unlike any other in the nation. Posh Paradise marked the launch of South Coast Plaza Style, which highlights...
  • Council passes gavel to Gardner

    NEWPORT BEACH — In its annual changing of the guard, the City Council on Tuesday named Councilwoman Nancy Gardner as the new mayor. Gardner, who has served since 2006, has advocated for environmental and quality-of-life issues, including...