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  • 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...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    TUESDAY Paul Clark Quartet The Paul Clark Quartet performs at 8:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444. WEDNESDAY DJ J-Heart DJ J-Heart performs at 9:30 p.m. at...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Montgomery Gentry Country band Montgomery Gentry performs at the Pacific Amphitheatre, as part of the O.C. Fair. The show starts at 8:15 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacamp.com. DJ J-Heart DJ J-Heart performs at 9:30 p.m....
  • 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...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY '90s Hip-Hop DJ Ron Sleezy and Robby Soul perform at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444. H'Sao The dance music with a cappella vocals of H'Sao perform at...