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  • The Crowd: An olive leaf for the New Year

    The Crowd: An olive leaf for the New Year
    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...
  • Newport man donates $27M to CHOC

    Newport man donates $27M to CHOC
    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...
  • Inaugural Skills Challenge: Fuzzy 'Dirty' 'Money'

    Inaugural Skills Challenge: Fuzzy 'Dirty' 'Money'
    NEWPORT BEACH — Dustin Bushnell has played his guitar and sang with "The Dirty Heads," on the Jimmy Kimmel Show and in front of large crowds. But that doesn't compare to the pressure Bushnell admits to feeling when he participated in the inaugural...
  • Mailbag: CalPERS, council should split Taj Mahal costs

    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...
  • Uni's Liu, Estancia's Cerros win $10K Toshiba Classic scholarships

    Uni's Liu, Estancia's Cerros win $10K Toshiba Classic scholarships
    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...
  • 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 to hear proposals for old city hall location

    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...
  • The Crowd: Olympic-themed event draws gold

    The Crowd: Olympic-themed event draws gold
    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...
  • Irvine company gets defense contract

    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...
  • The Crowd: For 'Love,' and for plenty of money

    The Crowd: For 'Love,' and for plenty of money
    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,"...
  • 'Perfection doesn't take the day off' at The Resort at Pelican Hill

     'Perfection doesn't take the day off' at The Resort at Pelican Hill
    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...
  • Commentary: Column made too many assumptions about sex workers

    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...