| Aug 10, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Bette Dobrott passed away peacefully on August 2, 2011 at her home in Newport Beach with her husband Jim, children and grandchildren by her side.
Bette was born Bette Porter in Los Angeles, and grew up in the Fairfax district of LA. She...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:10 PM
South Coast Repertory's Summer Players are sort of like baseball's all-star teams.
They represent the cream of SCR's crop of acting classes for young people, the Theatre Conservatory, and range in age from 9 to 20.
Thus, the best and the brightest are...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:50 PM
It is a small and wonderful community zoo.
Friends of the Santa Ana Zoo gathered within the compound on Saturday night to celebrate another year with our fur-covered friends sharing the planet.
The passion and the purpose of the zoo staff, led by...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Five Crowns managers recently cooked and served staff a holiday lunch as part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition that this year featured essays read by Corona del Mar schoolchildren.
"It's just a nice way to say thank you to everyone," said Steve Kim,...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Newport Beach resident Mike Talbot, Universal Space Lines LLC president and chief executive, as a California State Military Reserve major received the California Medal of Merit presented by Col. Marc Breslow, Regional Support Command South commander....
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Computer Friends of OASIS
The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club which helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. The...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Love is in the air regardless of the budget with this selection of Valentine's Day (and weekend) offerings:
Chef Ryan Carson brings his Los Angeles-based pop-up restaurant, 'Pri-ve, to the Taco Asylum restaurant in The Camp, 2937 S....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:53 PM
The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce will hold a government affairs and community updates meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Chamber's offices, 2855 E. Coast Hwy.
Update on Free Trade Pact
Maryavis Bokal, an Irvine-based...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 8:06 PM
The Pelican Courtyard Flea Market is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. The event is at 124 Tustin Ave., Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.thepelicancourtyard....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:09 PM
A union of culture, history and international business infused an elegant dinner last Saturday evening in the dining room of Leatherby's Café Rouge at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
Representatives of the Principality of Monaco, including...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Nancy Lee Graves
Nancy Lee Graves, 87, of Newport Coast, passed away Oct. 6, 2011.
Nancy was born in Akron, Ohio. She attended Denison University, and later married Thurman Graves. They were married 65 years. In 1952, they moved to Arcadia, where...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:15 PM
One of the most reclusive legends in modern American history will make a rare appearance in Costa Mesa on Oct. 29.
Prolific Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will speak with American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers head Michael...