| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:30 PM
Well-known Newport Beach resident, developer and philanthropist Donald Koll has died.
Koll, a stroke survivor, suffered a heart attack over the weekend and died Tuesday, according to the Orange County Register. He was 78.
Koll founded The Koll Co. in...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Editor's Note: This is a two-part story forecasting real estate experts' top predictions for the market in 2012.
Perhaps sometime between now and Dec. 21, 2012, will be beginning of the end. In fact, some think the end is already here, and they...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Newport Beach Country Club will receive a new clubhouse. The question is what will it look like and how big will it be?
Two proposals will come before Newport Beach City Councilmembers at their Jan. 24 meeting for the East Coast Highway property.
| Mar 23, 2013
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:17 AM
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. ...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:50 PM
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:...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2013
A real estate brokerage with the name of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's investment firm tied to it unveiled its first property in Orange County on Wednesday — a nearly $20 million home in Newport Coast.
Prudential California Realty will...
| Apr 13, 2013
There are visible signs in Costa Mesa that the housing market is recovering.
After a few years of virtually no new residential construction (between 2009 and 2012, Costa Mesa added only 56 new housing units, with zero in 2011), it's heartening to see...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Jonathan Michael Jarvis
Jonathan Michael Jarvis, died June 24, 2013. He was born August 22, 1948 in Los Angeles, CA to Marilyn Schlueter and Al Jarvis. He grew up in Beverly Hills, enjoying the celebrity of their father who was known as the first...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Walter August Frome, Jr.
December 2, 1924 - July 1, 2013
Walter A. Frome, Jr. was raised in the small town of Black Earth, Wisconsin, just outside Madison. Growing up, Wally attended Black Earth Elementary and High School where he excelled academically...