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  • Check It Out: Get in shape this year with yoga

    Are you determined to keep your New Year's resolutions and get in shape in 2012? Give yoga a try! Practicing this ancient art will increase your body strength and flexibility, relax your mind, and energize your spirit. The Newport Beach Library has an...
  • Series: Art is good for health

    Paintings can do more than decorate a home. They can also save your brain. Studies show that exposure to a diverse range of arts and other educational stimuli over long periods of time can decrease memory loss by up to 50%, said Dr. William Shankle,...
  • On Faith: Focus on retrospection rather than resolutions

    It's that time of the year again. After the holiday decorations have been taken down, the old-time ritual of the New Year's resolutions list is posted to the refrigerator. What's on your list this year? For most people, it is probably a reprinted list...
  • Museum to honor art history author with award

    Museum to honor art history author with award
    Renaissance woman and Newport Beach resident Ruth Westphal, 80, is a self-titled, life-long "gallery hopper." Though her professional trajectory placed her in a teaching career and at the helm of her own successful business, her passion for art has...
  • Members' dues for clubhouse would increase

    Newport Beach Country Club members will be facing a membership increase, but the extra money won't all be going to the proposed golf clubhouse renovation. According to David Wooten, president and chief executive of both the club and Balboa Bay Club &...
  • Bookmark: Book explores need for female 'BFF' relationships

    During an appearance in late December on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island. Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool children, specifically the 2- to 5-year-old set, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the...
  • YMCA to hold grand reopening Saturday

    The Newport-Mesa Family YMCA on University Drive is hosting a grand reopening Saturday. The YMCA is celebrating the renovations to its facility with an open house from 7 a.m. to noon at 2300 University Drive in Newport Beach. Newport Beach Mayor Nancy...
  • Newport council to vote on smoking ban

    The Newport Beach City Council at its Tuesday meeting plans to vote on banning smoking in parks. The ban would expand current restrictions, which prohibit puffing on beaches and boardwalks. In July, the council nearly approved a ban, but Councilman Mike...
  • My Pet World: Adopted chubby kitten needs a weight-loss plan

    ORLANDO, Fla. — These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18. Question: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a...
  • Apodaca: 'Skwim' coming to a pool near you

    Entrepreneurs are intriguing people. Their brains are wired a bit differently. The wheels are always turning, they have trouble sitting still, and they're always on the hunt for a new concept, an overlooked niche, a creative solution, or simply a way of...
  • Mesa Musings: Fighting Parkinson's is a daily battle

    Just like clockwork, I awake every morning at 5:45. No matter the season, no matter the time zone. While in Russia last summer — 11 time zones to the east — I awoke at 5:45. I arose this morning at 5:45. My body's a precision machine,...