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  • Biz News: Retirement community celebrates first year

    Biz News: Retirement community celebrates first year
    Vivante on the Coast, a luxury retirement community in Costa Mesa's Westside, recently celebrated its first anniversary. The award-winning 185-unit complex at 1640 Monrovia Ave. opened in October 2013 and is now home to more than 160 residents,...
  • Co-owner of Irvine real estate investment firm pleads guilty to fraud

    One owner of an Irvine-based real estate investment company pleaded guilty Thursday to allegations that his firm essentially turned into a Ponzi scheme after the housing market crashed, according to authorities. John Packard, 64, of Long Beach was...
  • Irvine Co. land grants mix altruism and financial strategy

    Irvine Co. land grants mix altruism and financial strategy
    The GMC Yukon trundled past a barbed-wire fence and up a dry grassy hillside — the brush scratching loudly against its underside — toward a peak with sweeping views. Below, the blue and glassy Irvine Lake stretched toward the 241 Toll Road....
  • Biz News: South Coast Metro Alliance names new president

    David Rowley, who works in commercial real estate, has been named president of the South Coast Metro Alliance. The business group serves building owners and property managers in the commercial sector along and around the Costa Mesa-Santa Ana border near...
  • Biz News: Kids create Fletcher Jones van designs

    Biz News: Kids create Fletcher Jones van designs
    Fletcher Jones Motorcars in Newport Beach recently held a coloring contests for children to design graphics for the Mercedes-Benz dealership's John Wayne Airport shuttle. General Manager Garth Blumenthal ordered the new van to take customers to and from...
  • Biz News: OCC names new marketing and PR director

    Orange Coast College has a new director of marketing and public relations. Juan Gutierrez will serve as public information officer, overseeing marketing, student recruitment, media relations and media publications. "I am excited to be part of the...
  • New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward

    New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward
    Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...
  • Lee Chapin Sammis

    Lee Chapin Sammis
    Lee Chapin Sammis passed away February 12, 2013, in his home in Newport Beach, CA, where he lived and built his business for the past 50 years.  He was born on February 15, 1931 in Los Angeles to MIT graduates Ford Woodruff and Constance Sharp Sammis. ...
  • A ride to raise awareness for the Wounded Warrior project

    A ride to raise awareness for the Wounded Warrior project
    They form an unlikely crew. A 25-year cop. The high school principal. The retired geologist. The software, real estate and oil guys. Six men in their 60s will embark this summer on a cross-country journey on road bikes, covering 3,667 miles toward a...
  • Three Orange County office buildings sold as market picks up

    Three office buildings in Mission Viejo and Irvine have sold in two transactions that, combined, industry observers valued at more than $90 million as investor demand for Orange County commercial properties heats up. The sales to large national...
  • After Tennis: Raney enjoys her new racquet

    After Tennis: Raney enjoys her new racquet
    It would be more dramatic to think of a tennis racquet gathering dust in Natalie Raney's home. But in reality there are no tennis racquets. There isn't even tennis apparel or tennis merchandise there. To put it simply, when it comes to tennis for Raney:...
  • It's A Gray Area: Toward a 'functional libertarian' world

    I am happy to say that the "functional libertarian" approach is beginning to attract more people here and around the world. But what does that mean? What would a functional libertarian world really look like? Generally speaking, functional...