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  • The Harbor Report: Catching up with some past cup racers

    During the next two weeks all eyes will be focused on the San Francisco Bay Area and the Americas Cup. I was fortunate to receive a press pass and plan on attending races Sept. 7 and 8. I decided to research and contact a number of Newport Beach...
  • Food, flags, fun and flair – with an Italian accent

    Food, flags, fun and flair – with an Italian accent
    Visitors at Fashion Island on Saturday appeared to be stuck in a time warp. Parents paused beside chic — and high-tech — strollers, taking pictures with cell phones. The scene in front of them, though, seemed straight out of medieval Europe....
  • Realtor knows how to sell

    Realtor knows how to sell
    Valerie Torelli started out in the real estate business as a bookkeeper in 1970s Los Angeles, but after seeing the salespeople take "six-hour lunches" while making $70,000 a year, she figured she could do the job too — only better. "I'm taking...
  • Douglas Lee Underwood

    Douglas Lee Underwood
    Douglas Lee Underwood Douglas (“Doug”) Lee Underwood, age 63, passed away on August 29, 2013, at his home in Newport Beach from congestive heart failure. Doug was born on November 13, 1949, in Los Angeles, to Richard (“Dick”)...
  • Pacific Symphony plays for the hometown crowd

    The symphonic sounds of summer resonated Friday night before an estimated 1,600 people who came to hear the Pacific Symphony play a free outdoor concert in Costa Mesa. The community event at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts plaza celebrated the city's...
  • Upscale eatery Fig and Olive coming to Fashion Island

    Upscale eatery Fig and Olive coming to Fashion Island
    The Fig & Olive restaurant chain drips with foodie cred. The eateries, which started in Manhattan, feature fancy olive oils and celebrity sightings. An average diner's check easily breaches $50. The Mediterranean-inspired cuisine is the antithesis of...
  • High School Roundup: CdM girls' golf remains undefeated

    GIRLS' GOLF Corona del 206, Dana Hills 232 NEWPORT BEACH — Sophomore Amy Matsuoka earned medalist honors with her two-over-par 37 during the Sea Kings' nonleague match at Newport Beach Country Club on Wednesday. CdM improved to 5-0. Alyaa...
  • Edgar Sheppard Gilchrist March 7, 1919 - September 15, 2013

    Edgar Sheppard Gilchrist  March 7, 1919 - September 15, 2013
    Edgar (Beanie) Gilchrist died peacefully at his home on Lido Isle, on Sunday September 15, one day after his 67th wedding anniversary, at the age of 94. His wife Pat and other family were at his side. Beanie was born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, in...
  • Community & Clubs: New officers greet the day at Sunrise Rotary

    The Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary Club recently installed new officers for 2013-14. Serving as president is Jeff Heileson, replacing termed-out Philip Reynolds. Serving with Heileson are Tammy McKennon, secretary; Rudy Baron, treasurer; Kimberly...
  • From the Boathouse: New West Marine a coastal landmark

    Ahoy! Attention all boaters: Have you heard about the grand opening this weekend for the largest West Marine store on the West Coast? This gigantic flagship emporium encompasses more than 27,000 square feet, with 18,000 products in the showroom. West...
  • Commentary: Big improvements coming to Newport Beach

    So you may have heard we had a Hootenanny in the Heights recently. More than 200 people gathered in Cliff Drive Park for fun and games, food and fellowship. Our Fire Department grilled up hot dogs, and the recreation staff supervised games and events for...
  • Council to discuss changes to Woody's Wharf permit

    The public can weigh in at Tuesday's Newport Beach City Council meeting on whether Woody's Wharf should have dancing Friday and Saturday nights as well as extended hours. At the Sept. 10 meeting, Councilman Mike Henn appealed the Planning Commission's...