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  • Council pushes back on user fee

    Council pushes back on user fee
    The Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to send a letter to the state objecting to attempts to collect money from area residents who jog or hike along the Back Bay. The letter says the council acknowledges that it's rough going...
  • Schools budget gets preliminary OK

    As the school district's chief business official likes to put it, the budget has "weathered the storm" of the recession. Paul Reed, who also serves as Newport-Mesa Unified's deputy superintendent, on Tuesday presented the district's balanced,...
  • Classic cars part of city's festivities

    Classic cars part of city's festivities
    No, Todd Olympius didn't survive a hair-raising encounter with a person willing to kill for an ice cream. Even if that's what an observer might guess from looking at his truck. Olympius, a Costa Mesa resident who will join in the Classic Car Show...
  • Santa Ana CC is oh, so close

    Santa Ana CC is oh, so close
    SANTA ANA — Santa Ana Country Club orchestrated arguably its finest performance in the 14th Jones Cup golf tournament on its home course Wednesday. But Big Canyon Country Club was one stroke better in the annual event that features fivesomes...
  • Shady Canyon still learning

    Shady Canyon still learning
    SANTA ANA — Shady Canyon Golf Club's second act at the Jones Cup ended far worse than its debut. The five-member team had an excuse for finishing dead last, if it wanted to use one on Wednesday. The players haven't played as much because their...
  • Newport Rib Co. plans '30 Days of Charity'

    Newport Rib Co. plans '30 Days of Charity'
    The Newport Rib Co. will launch its "30 Days of Charity" Program Friday, a representative said. A portion of restaurant receipts through Nov. 30 will benefit 30 Orange County nonprofits, many of them chosen with the help of customers and staff members....
  • The Crowd: A century of hula and cinema

    The Crowd: A century of hula and cinema
    As 100 guests arrived at the Balboa Bay Resort, two young gents stood at attention blowing traditional Hawaiian conch shells. Sam and Jack Christensen offered the spiritual island welcome to their great-grandmother Bernice "Bea" Edwards, honoring her...
  • Lobsters take the long route

    Lobsters take the long route
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. An estimated 1,000 lobsters will fly into John Wayne Airport on Friday evening. If you cast a glance skyward, you won't notice any marine crustaceans suspended in mid-air. They will, instead, disembark...
  • For the record

    Restaurant review: The July 26 Gossiping Gourmet review, "Still 'As Is' after 80 years," incorrectly stated that the restaurant Dizz's As Is opened in the 1930s. The restaurant opened in 1977.
  • Commentary: It's time revive small retailers

    The Newport Beach and Corona del Mar landscape keeps transforming, but into what? The Mayans always assumed that everything happened in circles, and their calendar reflected that assumption, that what happened before will happen again. I am starting to...
  • Newport says rah-rah to football

    Newport says rah-rah to football
    Step aside, sailing aficionados. The football fans are coming to Newport Beach. Restaurant and hotel managers throughout the city are joining in preparation for the 2014 Bowl Championship Series game Jan. 6. Although the game will be played at the...
  • Sea lion nursed back to health

    Sea lion nursed back to health
    After spending a weekend recovering in Laguna Beach, a sea lion found with fishing line around his neck has returned to familiar territory at the entrance of Newport Harbor. The Pacific Marine Mammal Center at midday Monday released the sea lion, who...