| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In the Eastern Hemisphere, the Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year, Spring Festival, is the most important holiday occasion on the annual calendar. In Orange County, the Lunar New Year celebration, which begins Feb. 10, is being observed...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Children's Hospital of Orange County on Monday announced a $27-million donation — its largest ever from a living donor — from a Newport Beach man.
Hospital administrators said the gift was the product of a relationship with retired local...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:03 PM
A Newport Beach plastic surgeon will give some South American children something to smile about starting Tuesday.
Dr. Mark A. Anton, along with Operation Smile, will be in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, for two weeks to perform free facial surgeries on young...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:24 PM
As a longtime Newport Beach resident, I am furious, although not surprised, at the outcome of the city's new pride and joy, the Taj Mahal.
Let's look back for a moment. The original reason for a new City Hall was that Newport Beach had hired more...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:44 PM
Kelsey Liu said she didn't realize that she and Erik Cerros were about to be surprised on Feb. 26.
They were among 12 seniors vying for two $10,000 scholarships issued by the Toshiba Classic. Liu of University High said she was told that she would...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:53 AM
"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...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Newport Beach's City Council this week will consider just how their old municipal center will get new life.
Three developers will reveal their proposals for a hotel or residential and commercial complex to replace Newport's recently vacated city hall at...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:49 PM
There was some big-time beefcake at a ladies fashion event last week in Newport Beach. Maksim Chmerkovskiy, the super-handsome male dancer made famous by his 13 seasons wowing American television viewers on the hit ABC show "Dancing with the Stars,"...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Passing through the thick double doors of The Resort at Pelican Hill's employee entrance feels a little like going to school.
The broad, windowless corridor has the kind of floor that's good for rolling carts and making shoes squeak. The white walls are...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:56 PM
I wonder if Chris Epting's Thursday column, "Rescuing tortured phantoms of the night," might not just as aptly have been titled, "Religious zealots annoy women trying to make a living."
There are perspectives that the story doesn't address. Where does...