| Sep 15, 2012
| 7:05 PM
A Newport Beach man's painted impression of his wife's Jewish cooking won him first place in the professional category at a recent Jewish art competition.
Max Yamada placed first in the My Jewish Journey contest at the Merage Jewish Community Center of...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
What a difference a few thousand miles can make. In Newport Beach, some locals are trying to ban the use of the beach fire rings, citing the potential health hazards from the smoke. In Florida, they're practically begging us to start beach fires.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:04 PM
The Oct. 17 meeting of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council will focus on resources for the homeless.
Families Forward, Family Promise, Friendship Shelter, Grandma's House of Hope, Laura's House, Laguna Relief and Resource Coalition, Mercy House,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:52 PM
Rough Luxe Design
The Environment Showroom at South Coast Plaza hosts a book signing from 6 to 9 p.m. for the illustrated book "Rough Luxe Design." The author, Kahi Lee, will be at the event where cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Where will the "Happiest Place on Earth" be this week? No, not Disneyland, although it is also in Orange County. It will be in Newport Beach, as the annual wackiness known as Irrelevant Week takes place at multiple venues.
"Doing something nice for no...
| Mar 13, 2012
A free class, "Parkinson'sIn Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange Coast YMCA, 2300 University Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 642-9990, or go to http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com, for more information....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:22 PM
The brightly painted mural on a wall next to the Corona del Mar Hobie Surf Shop no longer includes a Hurley logo, following a warning from a city code enforcement officer.
Following up on a complaint about the sign, a code enforcement told shop employees...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Amid an orange-yellow dusk on a balmy November night in 2011, two surfers paused off the 28th Street Jetty in Newport Beach.
The night inspired "Shannon Sunset," a color Jennifer Smucker, 36, and Shannon Lindsey-Frugis, 32, would paint onto the 1979...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Dashiell Codd went to Disneyland with his family Monday.
It was part of the 5-year-old's dream that was being fulfilled through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
He started off bashful and nervous in the park, his mother, Pam, said. He's always been that...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:10 PM
This post has been corrected, as noted below.
The woman who put the Ruby in Ruby's Diner was all smiles Monday as she arrived at the restaurant where it all began.
And though it was her 91st birthday, Ruby Cavanaugh remains forever young as the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Life on the road has been a hotbed of adventures for the Wanted.
Waking up in different time zones, digging through suitcases, eating potatoes for breakfast, squabbling and leaving smelly socks lying around have all contributed to the rapport shared...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Instructor Kathy Andruss, 67, takes the stage at 9 a.m. sharp, donning her headset and best workout clothing. She turns up the dance version of a '90s hit tune and the seniors halt their conversations, hurrying to the center of the floor, eager to get...