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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Island Hotel gets five AAA diamonds for 20th year

    The Island Hotel in Newport Beach has earned a 2012 five-diamond rating from the Automobile Assn. of America (AAA) for the 20th consecutive year, according to a news release. The annual rating evaluates restaurants and accommodations based on degree of...
  • 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...
  • Newport council OKs study for former City Hall site development

    Facing public opposition to building an apartment complex on the to-be-vacated City Hall property, the Newport Beach City Council agreed Tuesday night to study the feasibility of a hotel there instead. The study, proposed by Councilman Keith Curry,...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa needs to attract more families

    I always appreciate the thoughtful comments by my friend Tamar Goldmann (Re. "Council agenda is harming public services," June 21), but this time, I think she reached several wrong conclusions. Let me explain why. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An...
  • Costa Mesa officer shoots at suspects in stolen truck

    Costa Mesa officer shoots at suspects in stolen truck
    A Costa Mesa police officer shot at a stolen truck that began ramming his patrol car Thursday morning, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 6:11 a.m. outside the New Harbor Inn, 2205 Harbor Blvd. According to police, an electronic vehicle...
  • Newport council agenda includes fire map, 'lounging' at library

    Some Corona del Mar and Newport Coast property owners will be exempt from special building and landscaping requirements if the Newport Beach City Council adopts a revised map outlining areas with high fire risk. The map is one of the items on Tuesday's 7...
  • Newport hotels may get some taxes 'comped'

    Newport Beach hotels will likely no longer have to pay taxes on complimentary hotel rooms. A majority of City Council members said during a study session Tuesday they wanted to grant hoteliers an exception. Any such exception, however, still faces...
  • Sunset Jazz lands in Newport

    Sunset Jazz lands in Newport
    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...
  • 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...