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  • Edo era art evokes passion

    SANTA ANA – In Corona del Mar resident Joe Price's art collection, there are mythological monsters, noble tigers, delicate courtesans and graceful birds. Nearly six decades since Price saw his first wood-block print, the former engineer from...
  • Bluefin raises $24,000 for Japanese relief fund

    Bluefin restaurant in Newport Beach raised more than $24,000 for the victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster at a fundraiser last month, according to a news release. About 250 people participated in a March 27 brunch at the Crystal Cove...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Book Signing Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event,...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY 'God Is Speaking To You' Elise Moore from Nashville, Tenn., will be speaking about prayer from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. The event is sponsored by the Christian Science church. For...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Shabbat Service Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Grant and will be...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    SUNDAY Cut-A-Thon Fundraiser A fundraiser for the American Red Cross is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Salon Da Vinci, 2300 S.E. Bristol St., #A, Newport Beach. Proceeds go to help victims in Japan. Crime Writer Don Winslow Don Winslow will be the guest...
  • Concert nets thousands for Japan relief efforts

    UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts on Friday raised $4,350 through a concert to benefit the Japan tsunami efforts. The school organized a one-night-only classical and jazz music concert to raise money for the American Red Cross' Japan...
  • The Crowd: Cherry blossoms represent rebirth of spring, Japan

    Editor's note: This corrects the day Leeza Gibbons will be in Orange County. The Philharmonic Society of Orange County in association with Soka University hosted a Cherry Blossom Celebration at South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court. The traditional Japanese...
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Sanborn

    Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Sanborn was born on June 23rd to Edith and Dr. Clifton Sanborn. She was an avid swimmer as a child. She continued to be an exceptional athlete throughout her life and was extremely active as one of the original members of her gym...
  • Son enters winning name in honor of his veteran father

    NEWPORT BEACH — World War II veteran Bert Melvin served in 10 major battles during his three years in the Pacific. He shot kamikaze pilots out of the sky, dug mass graves in Okinawa and patrolled Nagasaki only a month after the U.S. dropped its...
  • Radioactive material in CdM doesn't stop beachgoers

    Corona del Mar may have topped the list of places where radioactive material linked to Fukushima, Japan, was found in kelp, but beachgoers were out in full force Tuesday afternoon, and some seemed unfazed by the findings. The beach activity comes on...
  • South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year

    South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year
    COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon. The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...