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  • Classically Trained: Chicago Symphony makes stop in Costa Mesa

    It was the kind of concert that you walked in thinking about, underwent intermission thinking about and left thinking about, too. That's because the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's single-night, stop-on-the-tour performance Feb. 17 in Costa Mesa wasn't...
  • Teaching through art

    Teaching through art
    His career started in education teaching at a high school and Juvenile Hall. Then at Orange County Jail, he worked with minors being tried as adults. His mission eventually turned to stopping graffiti, which branched out to extolling the virtues of...
  • Keeping it hip at 97 years old

    Keeping it hip at 97 years old
    With a glitzy purple and silver crown elegantly tipped back over white curls, Ethel Travis was the queen beet Monday night. From Chicago to New York, Tucson, Ariz., to Newport Beach, the 97-year-old traveling socialite and philanthropist, former...
  • Irvine Co. seeks to shutter office space

    The Irvine Co. wants permission to essentially shutter some Newport Center office space, including the 24 Hour Fitness building, in order to make room for Pimco's new office tower. The city's general plan limits the amount of office space in Newport...
  • City improves safety at Newport Harbor High

    City officials have begun implementing safety measures at a crosswalk in front of Newport Harbor High School, where an allegedly intoxicated driver critically injured a student in December. Public Works Director Steve Badum outlined the changes during...
  • Newport-Mesa Spirit Run 'like a carnival'

    Newport-Mesa Spirit Run 'like a carnival'
    There will be more than just races to run at the 29th annual Newport-Mesa Spirit Run on Sunday. There is indeed something for everyone: cheerleaders from four schools, a high school jazz band, a deejay, breakfast by Plum's Cafe and a Camp Newport Expo...
  • Reel Critics: 'Ted' is not your cuddly teddy bear

    Reel Critics: 'Ted' is not your cuddly teddy bear
    Seth MacFarlane has 10 years of sarcastic culture comedy under his belt as the creator of the animated TV series "Family Guy." The raucous laughs on that show begin where"The Simpsons" level of humor ends. His new outrageous R-rated movie clearly...
  • On Faith: Mindful meditation may begin at any age

    The importance of "mental fitness" — that is, keeping the brain healthy by new learning, reading, puzzles, memorization or other mental exercises — is well-known. Research also clearly indicates that having a strong spiritual life and the...
  • Steinberg: Topic worth repeating

    The specter of athletic concussion dominates the news this week. There are multiple lawsuits by retired NFL players moving through the courts alleging the NFL failed in its duty to warn and protect players of the short- and long-term damages that...
  • Study: Laguna, Newport have lowest child obesity percentages in county

    According to a recent study, Laguna Beach and Newport Beach have the lowest percentages of children who are obese or overweight in Orange County, Newport Beach Patch reported Monday. The California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) and the UCLA...
  • Sharing healing options

    Angela Sinnett and Andrea Allerton treat common health ailments with the one thing many people fear most — needles. That's because they are trained and licensed acupuncturists. "When people hear 'needles' they tend to think of a shot like they...
  • My Pet World: Be honest with kids about pet's death

    Question: How do I tell my kids (ages 7 and 5) that our dog, Bella, is dying? I'm told she has a week to three weeks to live. — S.C., Charleston, S.C. Answer: "The first and most important rule is to be honest," says Stephanie LaFarge, senior...