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  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • Men mix fundraising and facial hair

    Men mix fundraising and facial hair
    As of Tuesday afternoon, a Newport Beach Movember team has raised more money than any other U.S. team, making it the organization's second-highest fundraiser globally. Led by "Coach" John Cornuke, a Costa Mesa native who now lives in Newport Beach,...
  • The Crowd: SOS nets $187,000 after Chef Dinner

     The Crowd: SOS nets $187,000 after Chef Dinner
    The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa welcomed an overflow crowd Nov. 9 for the 22nd annual Celebrity Chef Dinner benefiting Share Our Selves. Nearly 300 guests helped raise $187,000 in support of SOS Orange Aid Project, which collects food from...
  • Seaweed soak spa opens in Newport

    Seaweed soak spa opens in Newport
    After her warm bath, Claudia Stubin said she was relaxed and her skin felt healthier. But seaweed, not bubbles, was responsible. Stubin, a Huntington Beach resident, was a first-time customer Tuesday at Seaweed Sok, a Newport Beach bathing facility...
  • '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...
  • Movember men grow mustaches for awareness

    Movember men grow mustaches for awareness
    For a group of select men, it's almost that time of the year when they don't even get the "luxury of growing a goatee." So says Brad Barton, who, along with the rest of Team Nuclear, will start things clean shaven Nov. 1 and grow out his mustache —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jazz band puts on captivating show

    Jazz band puts on captivating show
    Jazz aficionados gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa this week to listen to the hard-swinging Jeff Hamilton Trio. Hamilton's trio was a hit at the indoor Newport Beach Jazz Party in February. But during Wednesday's Sunset Jazz in...
  • 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...