| Sep 19, 2011
| 6:01 PM
The Resort at Pelican Hill was recognized as a AAA Five Diamond destination for the third consecutive year since opening in 2008, a resort spokeswoman announced.
American Automobile Assn. diamond ratings are determined by an evaluation of a resort's...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:16 PM
The RVCA family is excited for Sunday. That's the day of the grand opening for the Mendes Bros. Academy, a jiu jitsu gym, in Costa Mesa.
The Mendes brothers, Rafael and Gui, will be offering a free seminar during the grand opening, starting at 1 p.m. The...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Spoiled is how Chandler Harnish said he's felt during his first visit to California.
Newport Beach tends to treat the last player selected in the NFL Draft every year like a No. 1 pick.
This year, it's Harnish's turn to enjoy being Mr. Irrelevant....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The award-winning trombonist Wycliffe Gordon will headline Wednesday night's Sunset Jazz show in Newport Beach with a concert paying tribute to Louis Armstrong.
The third season of the 11-show summertime jazz series at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:13 PM
South Coast Plaza kicked off its first weekend celebrating makeup, hair and beauty with a MAC Cosmetics exhibit Friday that organizers said is unlike any other in the nation.
Posh Paradise marked the launch of South Coast Plaza Style, which highlights...
| Oct 4, 2011
SATURDAY OCT. 1 TILL MONDAY OCT. 3
MAC Venomous Villains makeup exhibit is in South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court, 3333 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa.
TILL OCT. 9
'Pride and Prejudice'
South Coast Repertory presents Jane Austen's "Pride and...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:12 PM
The 29th annual gala produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Guild welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa for a summer soirée. It netted an impressive $535,000 benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research and care.
Gala chairs Dan and...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 7:02 PM
The Resort at Pelican Hill is Condé Nast Traveler readers' top resort in the country, according to the results of the annual 2011 Reader's Choice Awards released last week.
Pelican Hill, which celebrates its third anniversary Nov. 26, scored 96.3 in...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Newport Beach's hotel business is on the rise, the city's destination marketing company reported to the City Council last week during its 2013 annual budget submission.
"Our industry is thriving," Visit Newport Beach's Gary Sherwin said. "It's actually...
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Ever dreamed of time-traveling back to another age to experience life under vastly different circumstances? That opportunity presented itself this week to 36 men in Newport Beach.
Hotelier Henry Schielein, president of the Balboa Bay Club & Resort and...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:23 PM
The 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk hopes to raise more than $17,000 in raffle prizes from local businesses, according to the event website.
Hotel stays, meals, spa services, boat rides, gift baskets, gift certificates, products and services...