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  • Community Commentary: Is coastal Orange County tsunami ready?

    As the Fukushima Daichi nuclear tragedy in Japan continues to unfold, some Orange County residents wonder what it might be like if anything like it happened here. Such a nightmare for folks along the Orange Coast would impact us all. A tidal wave of...
  • The Crowd: Artistic vision helps shape community

    A most significant contribution to the Orange County landscape by businessman-philanthropist Henry T. Segerstrom, that is also possibly the least recognized, is his artistic vision, and the elevated standard demanded by that vision. Last week in Laguna...
  • 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...
  • Journey through Japanese arts in O.C.

    COSTA MESA — Get ready for a journey to explore the Japanese and Japanese American cultures through a medium that can connect all people: the arts. The JapanOC festival opens Saturday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the Segerstrom...
  • Welcome, neighbor

    Welcome, neighbor
    NEWPORT COAST — Kelly Perkins might be new to Laguna Beach, but she could look familiar to anyone who has turned on the television or flipped open a newspaper in the last decade. She gained international recognition in the mid-1990s as the first...
  • In Newport, waves of concern but few local worries

     In Newport, waves of concern but few local worries
    NEWPORT BEACH — After a day of suspense and anticipation, Newport-Mesa residents were left with calm waters and heavy hearts for those in Japan hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami. People flocked to bluffs and other vantage points to see the...
  • SCE: San Onofre is not a major threat

    SAN ONOFRE — Operators at the concrete-domed San Onofre nuclear plant were trying to reassure worried Southern California residents Monday that the nuclear catastrophe unfolding in Japan won't happen here. San Onofre is located near the San Diego-...
  • Japan relief fundraiser set for March 27

    A Newport Beach-based group is organizing a March 27 fundraiser to benefit victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Organizers said in a news release that they will donate 100% of the proceeds to the American Red Cross of Orange County's...
  • Sparkling for charity

    Sparkling for charity
    It all started with a hobby. Gorjana Reidel, a Newport Beach resident, would design jewelry for friends and in 2003, she was surprised to have a Newport Coast boutique offer to sell her pieces. Now her namesake brand, gorjana sells to celebrities such...
  • Apodaca: CERT-ifiably prepared for disasters in Newport

    Matt Brisbois has slept little since being awakened by a late-night phone call March 10, in which he received the news that Japan had suffered a major earthquake and that the ensuing tsunami could be headed our way. As the Newport Beach Fire Department'...
  • The God Squad: The still small voice after the earthquake

    "And after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice." — I Kings 19:12 (KJV) Recently, I've answered many questions from readers about God and evil. Many people wanted to know how a good and...
  • It's A Gray Area: Interpreting the 14th Amendment

    Why are Arizona and an increasingly large number of other states taking their own action regarding illegal immigration? It results from the frustration of the federal government's inactivity. As was discussed in this column from July 22, 2007, Congress...