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  • A Word, Please: Semicolons have two specific purposes, so don't overuse

    I've gone soft on semicolons. For years, my position on these strange little squiggles has been as follows: I hate them. I have good reason. Semicolons don't come up much in my editing work. Most writers don't bother with them. Perhaps they understand...
  • The Crowd: Debutantes, and a longtime couple, have a ball

    The Crowd: Debutantes, and a longtime couple, have a ball
    If it's summer, it must be the season of the debutante for the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. The 22nd Annual Medallion Recognition Debutante Ball unfolded recently in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa,...
  • Kobe Bryant and wife list Newport Coast house for sale

    Kobe Bryant and wife list Newport Coast house for sale
    Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, have put a house on the market in Newport Coast for $8.599 million. Set on a half-acre and built in 1997, the Mediterranean-style home is set behind gates at the end of a cul-de-sac. “All...
  • Commentary: Fear and loathing of a limp

    I treated the persistent pain in the ball of my foot the way I cope with other pains: ignored it and I didn't tell anyone. My sister had a neuroma surgically removed from the same spot. I didn't want to give my nuisance a name. The thought of surgery...
  • Cystic fibrosis benefit, honoring Mike Ness, to be held Saturday

    Mike Ness of Social Distortion and his wife, Christine, will be honored during the sixth annual Pipeline to a Cure Gala, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa on Saturday. The event is also a...
  • The Crowd: A dose of Sugar Ray for charity

    The Crowd: A dose of Sugar Ray for charity
    The invitations will be in the mail next week for what promises to be one of the most fun and worthwhile social events on the fall social calendar. Serving People In Need (SPIN) will celebrate its 25th anniversary Nov. 1 with a gala dinner and concert...
  • Newport land use reexamined

    Newport Beach is in the process of reviewing possible changes to the land-use portion of the city's general plan. The city periodically updates the document, a state-mandated guide for development, to reflect changes, such as economic growth and housing...
  • 3-year-old girl drowns in Irvine community pool

    A 3-year-old girl drowned in a community pool in Irvine on Thursday, marking the fourth drowning of a child in Orange County in two weeks. “It’s imperative people remember that children drown without a sound,” said Orange County Fire...
  • Price isn't Villa Pietra's only distinction

    Price isn't Villa Pietra's only distinction
    A real estate brokerage with the name of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's investment firm tied to it unveiled its first property in Orange County on Wednesday — a nearly $20 million home in Newport Coast. Prudential California Realty will...
  • The Crowd: Sailors get a second wind at gala

    The Crowd: Sailors get a second wind at gala
    The glory of summer on the Newport Coast was celebrated recently at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as over 200 guests converged for the annual "White Party." Benefiting the Newport Harbor Sailing Foundation (founded in 1997), the annual summer tradition...
  • The Crowd: Seeing style with 2020 vision

    The Crowd: Seeing style with 2020 vision
    "We like to think of ourselves as your best professional girlfriend that you can trust to tell you the truth at all times," says Lisa Marmorino. The glamorous platinum blond executive stylist, who cut her teeth in the fashion world earlier in her career...
  • Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims

    Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims
    A former parking control officer said he was fired from the Newport Beach Police Department for reporting that senior officers were receiving free suites, spa days and alcohol from a high-end hotel in exchange for favors, according to a federal lawsuit....