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  • Mr. Irrelevant almost here

    With a lockout, there is no guarantee of an NFL season. But a work stoppage is not affecting Irrelevant Week in Newport Beach. Cheta Ozougwu, the last player chosen in the NFL Draft, is coming to town for the Irrelevant Week festivities, Monday...
  • 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...
  • Ireland embraces new gig

    Ireland embraces new gig
    For the past nine seasons, John Ireland has been the Los Angeles Lakers' sideline reporter for KCAL 9 television. But that has changed because the Corona del Mar High alumnus will now be calling the action. Ireland, a 1981 graduate of CdM, will be the...
  • 'Nightmare' fuels dream

    'Nightmare' fuels dream
    NEWPORT BEACH — Mr. Irrelevant met the Nigerian Nightmare for the first time. Cheta Ozougwu was just happy to hear his name pronounced correctly by someone other than his Nigerian parents. Christian Okoye said "oh-ZOO-goo" just once. To the...
  • From the Sports Desk: Injured Hahn inspires

    Wednesday night's All-Star Lowsman Banquet offered plenty of laughs, but there was a serious moment before the dinner began. In the VIP room at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, a 19-year-old entered in a wheelchair to mingle with the Hall of...
  • The Crowd: Breathing life into cystic fibrosis fundraising

    The 28th annual gala in Newport Beach on behalf of cystic fibrosis research and a cure raised an impressive $603,000 net. More than 400 generous guests in early summer black tie and glitter helped to gather the significant sum, via underwriting and...
  • Bash benefits Children's Hospitals

    T here are events that are considered "cool," and then there are events that are considered "really cool." The second annual The Bash, benefiting Children's Hospitals in Orange County, Los Angeles and San Francisco, recently took over the hipster...
  • Fashion Island event features deals, prizes

    Passport to Luxury, an annual event coordinated by Fashion Island and Riviera magazine, returns to the Newport Beach shopping center on Friday. At the free event, there will be food, drinks and one-night deals from center's restaurants and stores....
  • The Crowd: Celebration helps children

    The Crowd: Celebration helps children
    They called it "A Celebration of Children." Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CASA) held their 26th anniversary gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Hotel & Spa. Country music artist Jimmy Wayne, who grew up in the foster care...
  • 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...
  • The Crowd: A story about the American dream

    The Crowd: A story about the American dream
    Paul Salata is a living testament to the all-American ideal that hard work, perseverance and a bit of luck will pay off for any person living under the stars and stripes, regardless of race, creed, gender or national origin. "I made it from L.A. to...
  • Newport Beach markets itself as an escape from 'Carmageddon'

    Capitalizing on someone's misfortune is not usually good business. But what if a catastrophe is forecast far in advance? Travel marketing executives in Newport Beach have seized on the looming San Diego (405) Freeway shutdown this weekend. They've...