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  • Lexus concept car designed in Newport

    Lexus is looking to put some zip back in its lineup of luxury cars. Designers at the Toyota studio in Newport Beach have developed a concept car, the LF-LC 2+2 sport coupe, to be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TUESDAY Retired Teachers' Meeting The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers-Retired chapter will hold its winter general meeting and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mimi's Cafe, 1835 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. New members are welcome. Six Members,...
  • Reporters' Notebook: Sweating it out in Bikram yoga

    We like to think of ourselves as active, but we found a new challenge in Bikram yoga. We've always wanted to do Bikram, which consists of 26 postures performed in a room heated to 105 degrees, with 40% humidity. So, when we saw the Groupon deal for 25...
  • A place to sit with honor

    NEWPORT BEACH — About 40 people gathered at Irvine Terrace Park on Thursday to honor a man who, along with two friends, helped create a student exchange program and formed a bond of friendship between Newport Beach and Okazaki, Japan. A bench...
  • 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...
  • Facebook page for child abduction cases launched

    The Orange County district attorney's office has created a Facebook page for ongoing child abduction cases it is pursuing, the office announced Wednesday. The D.A.'s Child Abduction Unit has a 100-case workload, with six featured on the Facebook page,...
  • It's A Gray Area: Let the U.N. take over world's issues

    The largest threat to our nation's safety and security is a weak economy. Looking back throughout history, most of the strongest powers, like the Roman, Ottoman and British empires, were not conquered from the outside. Instead they overextended...
  • Gefilte fish with a touch of soy

    Gefilte fish with a touch of soy
    A Newport Beach man's painted impression of his wife's Jewish cooking won him first place in the professional category at a recent Jewish art competition. Max Yamada placed first in the My Jewish Journey contest at the Merage Jewish Community Center of...
  • Carnett: U.S. Naval cruise is nothing like an Alaskan one

    My wife, Hedy, and I recently returned from a cruise. It was our third adventure on an ocean liner. We've now been to Alaska twice, and have cruised the North Sea and Baltic from Rotterdam to St. Petersburg. Never one for sailing, I joined the Army...