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  • Newport's Pelican Hill selected as a top resort

    The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach announced Tuesday that it was recognized as an outstanding luxury resort. Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the resort as Southern California's top resort, with a score of 96.1. "We are delighted to be the...
  • 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...
  • The Crowd: SCR kicks off Orange Coast social season

    The Crowd: SCR kicks off Orange Coast social season
    On Aug. 8, a celebration unfolded that marked the 49th anniversary of a most respected local cultural force. South Coast Repertory held its 34th annual gala celebrating exemplary theater for local audiences, often attracting national acclaim. Not to be...
  • Killed cyclist remembered as 'persistent and gentle'

    Killed cyclist remembered as 'persistent and gentle'
    Friends and colleagues of a Corona del Mar cyclist killed Friday morning described her as social, energetic and passionate about her work in helping people lose weight through personalized health programs. "I loved how she was persistent and gentle,"...
  • Olympians come back to home gym

    Olympians come back to home gym
    If Olympic beach volleyball players April Ross and Jennifer Kessy seemed right at home Wednesday afternoon as they signed autographs and posed for pictures at CdM Fitness, it's because they were. The pair have trained at the gym on East Coast Highway for...
  • Newport surgeon to help children in Bolivia

    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...
  • The Crowd: Getting ready for the gala

    The Crowd: Getting ready for the gala
    Art patroness and respected Orange County barrister Elaine Weinberg sat at the antique Bösendorfer grand piano playing "Our Love Is Here to Stay." Attired in a chic summer-weight crème-colored knit pants ensemble, Weinberg glanced across the baronial...
  • 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...
  • Wife of man who set himself on fire had restraining order

    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...
  • Toshiba Classic schedule (March 11-17)

    MONDAY 8 a.m. – Gates Open 11 a.m. – Monday Pro-Am Shotgun Start TUESDAY 7 a.m. – Breakfast with a Champion presented by The Allergan Foundation (at Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa). The special guest will be Steve Elkington. 6:...
  • Here comes Rocco

    Here comes Rocco
    It was the type of a tournament that could change a career, define a player. The 2008 U.S. Open stabilized Tiger Woods as an icon. The Open made Rocco Mediate everyone's favorite underdog. Mediate is well aware the tournament was a unique experience....