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  • Community & Clubs: Dental center fills a need

    Community & Clubs: Dental center fills a need
    The Cheri Harris Children's Dental Health Center has kept drilling and filling since it was established in 1952 by the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. The center provides comprehensive, ongoing dental care to underserved children and young adults...
  • Catering up close

    Catering up close
    Save for breaking in, how can someone gain entry into a family's home and hear about the experiences that form the tapestry of their lives? By cooking for them — or so Bay Ewald and Nick Nigro, founders of comewecreate, have found. The Costa...
  • Fundraiser to benefit Costa Mesa schools

    The Costa Mesa High School Foundation and We Olive & Wine Bar will celebrate the city's 60th anniversary at a fundraiser Saturday. The Going Green event, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at The OC Mix in the SoCo Collection retail center at 3303 Hyland Ave.,...
  • Check It Out: From the blog to the bookshelf

    Social media have created ways for people to interact to share, communicate or exchange information. Twitter, with its 140-character-or-less tweets, allows one to post questions or comments. Instagram's users can use digital filters to post videos and...
  • Potential candidate holds soiree

    Potential candidate holds soiree
    Partygoers filed into Mesa restaurant Wednesday night for Katrina Foley's annual Holiday Soiree and Benefit, pausing at the door to sign an endorsement for the school board member's probable council run. Foley, 46, hasn't made an official announcement,...
  • For competitor, Pokemon is no frivolous pastime

    For competitor, Pokemon is no frivolous pastime
    Thomas Mifflin plans to don a Hard Rock Cafe T-shirt every time he plays Pokémon — at a tournament, at least. The item, which he purchased in San Francisco, was part of his ensemble this year at the Autumn Regional Championships in Pleasanton,...
  • A fight for the right to party

    A fight for the right to party
    In a county dominated by the need to drive, a few Newport Beach spots offer late-night revelers something rare: a walkable nightlife. One of these clusters of restaurants and bars lies on the Balboa Peninsula, near the Newport Pier. Patrons have come...
  • Ferrell blossoming for Newport Harbor

    Ferrell blossoming for Newport Harbor
    Grace Ferrell has one grandfather who taught her how to play golf, and another grandfather who likes to take the credit for doing so. Grace grew up practicing with her father's dad, Doug Ferrell, at Tustin Ranch Golf Club. But last year Doug moved to...
  • Bruxie ready to open in Costa Mesa

    A new Bruxie eatery will open Nov. 19 in Costa Mesa, according to a news release. The restaurant, known for its sandwiches made with waffles instead of bread, will occupy a location on 17th Street at Santa Ana Avenue. The first Bruxie opened in 2010...
  • Grace Matiasevich Leavitt

    Grace Matiasevich Leavitt
    Grace Matiasevich Leavitt May 26, 1915  -  November 27, 2013 Resident of Newport Beach, California Grace Matiasevich Leavitt was born in Watsonville, California. She did not attend high school but went two years to Manuel Arts for Accounting. At age 16,...
  • The Harbor Report: Looking back at the year's highlights

    Another year has rolled by like a clearing winter's westerly breeze. This is the fourth year I have been writing the harbor column, and I look forward to many more years to come. I would like to take the time to review 2013 with you. If this review perks...
  • Eat, then drink, and be merry

    Eat, then drink, and be merry
    It was not "Mad Men" protagonist Don Draper's name or profession that viewers learned first. It was his drink of choice: "Do this again — old-fashioned, please." Whether meeting clients or dining with his wife, Megan, that's what the advertising...