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  • Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals

    Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals
    Editor's note: Costa Mesa High sophomore Sammy Swanson, a decorated snowboarder, is in Colorado to compete in the 2014 USA Snowboarding Assn. nationals in boardercross. This is his first-person diary of the trip: I've been snowboarding since I was 4 1/2...
  • Virgen's View: Going bald for the cause

    Virgen's View: Going bald for the cause
    When I stop by The Harp Inn in Costa Mesa, it's usually to unwind or to have a good time. But I was there for a different reason Sunday when the St. Baldrick's Foundation held its special head-shaving event to raise money for children's cancer research....
  • The Crowd: A gala for the love of children

    The Crowd: A gala for the love of children
    She sauntered up to the microphone, which was attached to a clear Plexiglas podium on the fashion runway. Her slinky, fitted, coral-colored silk pants under a matching tunic caught the attention of a very well-dressed audience. Kristen James,...
  • Biz News: Kids create Fletcher Jones van designs

    Biz News: Kids create Fletcher Jones van designs
    Fletcher Jones Motorcars in Newport Beach recently held a coloring contests for children to design graphics for the Mercedes-Benz dealership's John Wayne Airport shuttle. General Manager Garth Blumenthal ordered the new van to take customers to and from...
  • Jazz up this special weekend

    On the weekend of Presidents' Day and Valentine's Day, the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa will celebrate a uniquely American art form that has provided the soundtrack to more than a few make-out sessions. The 14th Annual Newport Beach Jazz Party will...
  • Commentary: A guide for men on Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day is the holiday that plays a big role in dating and relationships. Whether you have just started dating or have been dating someone for months, this holiday has the ability to either speed up or slow down the relationship. Women are...
  • Biz News: Pelican Hill, Island earn Forbes stars

    The Resort at Pelican Hill and the Spa at Pelican Hill recently received five stars in the annual Forbes Travel Guide. This is the 55th year for the ratings and the fifth consecutive year Pelican has earned the distinction. The Forbes Guide was...
  • The Crowd: It's the Year of the Horse, of course, of course

    The Crowd: It's the Year of the Horse, of course, of course
    Welcome to the Year of the Horse. The Lunar New Year debuts Friday. Last week in the O.C., the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles, Ambassador Liu Jian, traveled to Costa Mesa to cut a ribbonand front opening ceremonies for the...
  • Talking Shop: No quarters for this laundry

    Talking Shop: No quarters for this laundry
    It can take anywhere from one to two hours for the smell of clean clothes to infiltrate your senses at a laundromat. But Elson Lai and Chris Carey were determined to do one better. They established a company that completes a laundry cycle in just 10...
  • The best places to take Dad

    Looking to treat Dad this weekend? Here are some venues in Newport-Mesa offering Father's Day specials: * Top of the Hill The Resort at Pelican Hill hosts a Father's Day brunch at two restaurants: a three-course a la carte brunch from 10 a.m. to 3...
  • Chiropractor sentenced for assaulting client

    A Costa Mesa chiropractor was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting a client during a massage, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Dennis Durbin, 65, pleaded guilty to one felony count of sexual battery by fraud against a 28-...
  • Irrelevant Week schedule pared

    Irrelevant Week schedule pared
    Irrelevant Week might want to change its name to "A Couple of Irrelevant Days" in Newport Beach. The event that celebrates the last player selected in the NFL Draft seems to get shorter every year. Don't blame the organizers, Paul Salata and his...