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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Youmans: Audience takes control in 'Stuffed'

    A band of miscreant puppets and six comedian puppeteers took to the stage at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on New Year's Eve, largely not knowing what the evening of improv puppetry had in store. "Stuffed and Unstrung," Henson Alternative's foul-mouthed...
  • Island Hotel hires new chef, director

    The Island Hotel has hired a new executive chef and food & beverage director, according to a news release. David Man, former chef de cuisine and executive sous chef for the Newport Beach hotel, was hired as executive chef. Most recently, he held chef...
  • Newport council agrees with Planning Commission recommendation

    NEWPORT BEACH — Warring business owners fought a bizarre property-rights battle in the City Council Chambers on Tuesday night. The owners of the Newport Beach County Club property and the owner-operators of the club itself presented competing...
  • Youmans: Serving up a murder mystery

    Youmans: Serving up a murder mystery
    In Gourmet Detective's "Get Cartier," a faux murder mystery takes places at the Balboa Inn in Newport Beach. The performers are the prime suspects, but it's the audience that serves up the dish of true entertainment. "Get Cartier," which plays year-...
  • City Life: Administrators shouldn't travel when schools need pencils

    I recently reviewed five years of travel expenses for school Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard. Before revealing what I found, it is important you understand why I am qualified to pass judgment. Since 1983, I have attended, spoken, exhibited and organized dozens of...
  • They're going to the dogs (in a good way)

    They're going to the dogs (in a good way)
    Though pups are often considered part of the family, it isn't always practical to take them along during the holidays. In the Newport-Mesa area, there are plenty of options if the choice is to board. But not all boarding and doggy day cares are the...
  • Apodaca: This is not the time to say the poor aren't 'my business'

    Every year at this time, I revisit one of my favorite Christmas stories, Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." One scene never fails to stir my conscience. In it, two men soliciting donations for the poor approach the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, telling...
  • Helping homeless gets personal

    He stood at the gate to his United Airlines flight, ready to head home to Chicago after two years on the streets of Costa Mesa. Officer Julian Trevino, a Costa Mesa cop, had helped Jose Zamora get an identification card and contact his sister so she...
  • Sunny makes a splash for sea lions

    The Fairmont Newport Beach hotel added a new member to its hospitality family last week: Sunny the Sea Lion. Sunny, a smiley marine mammal with a penchant for sunglasses and surfer shirts, is the new face of the hotel's children's program. He's also the...
  • 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...
  • Lighting the darkest path

    Lighting the darkest path
    This is the third in an occasional series about homelessness in Costa Mesa. COSTA MESA — A three-tiered fountain covered with blue tiles and topped with a pair of dolphins greets visitors at the entrance to the Costa Mesa Motor Inn. Doors to the...
  • New boutique hotel says expect something unexpected

    New boutique hotel says expect something unexpected
    COSTA MESA — Hotelier Donald Sodaro ran a successful Holiday Inn in the South Coast Metro area for 10 years before deciding that the market deserved more than just another chain hotel. So he took a risk just as the economy started to decline. In...