| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:54 PM
A woman whose estranged husband set himself ablaze in her Costa Mesa nail salon filed a restraining order against him last year after he threatened her with a hammer, court records allege.
Nam Thieu, 46, of Westminster, doused himself in a flammable...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The Trojan League of Orange County made a splash in Fashion Island at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, attracting hundreds of local USC alum for poolside cocktails followed by a dinner program in the ballroom. Co-chairs Melanie Salata Fitch and...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Irvine-based defense contractor Iris Technology will provide the U.S. Marine Corps with $7.8 million worth of solar power adapters — 1,563 to be exact.
Known as Generation II, or SPA II, this is one of the company's mobile, solar-powered...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:04 PM
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-...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:54 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Jewel box: The Pearl Closet, a new jewelry shop at 670 S. Coast Hwy. Unit A, Laguna Beach, will hold its grand opening party from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and more. The shop was opened in honor of founder Anna Gonzalez-...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Dozens of car owners armed with rags and cleaners got their vehicles glistening in the summer sun, hoping to catch the eye of a potential buyer.
Drew Colome's bright orange 1977 Volkswagen Thing had spectators flocking to it during the first Russo and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Leigh Steinberg showed up to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa to work on an NFL rookie contract on Thursday. He has negotiated these types of contracts with this NFL team before as a sports agent.
His clients with the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Construction equipment hummed somewhere inside the airy dining room of what will soon be the Balboa Bay Club's members-only bar and grill, as Director of Club Operations Malcolm Smith led a small group past the restaurant Thursday evening.
"We're on the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:08 PM
The morning was chilly, the marine layer still firmly blanketing the Balboa Peninsula.
"This is Ground Zero for what people think about as Newport Beach," said longtime resident and developer Bob Olson.
The grounds of Newport Beach's now-vacant former...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:16 PM
There were mostly good feelings all around as the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday took a step toward putting a 130-room hotel at the former City Hall site in Lido Village.
And despite R.D. Olson Development winning the evening and the initial...