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  • Around Town: Veterans Day Run Saturday in Irvine

    Around Town: Veterans Day Run Saturday in Irvine
    The fourth annual National Veterans Day Run in Irvine will come to William R. Mason Regional Park on Saturday. The event will offer a 5K (3.1-mile) race and a one-mile family walk/run. Racing will begin at 3:11 p.m. Registration for the 5K is $30 for...
  • Golf: Alyaa amazing for CdM

    Golf: Alyaa amazing for CdM
    Alyaa Abdulghany realizes the power of first impressions. At 4-foot-11, the Corona del Mar High sophomore stands out on the golf course for her height — or lack thereof. "Quite the short one," Abdulghany said, flashing a big smile that reveals...
  • CdM sophomore Abdulghany wins CIF Southern Section girls' golf title

    CdM sophomore Abdulghany wins CIF Southern Section girls' golf title
    CHINO HILLS — Alyaa Abdulghany always tells herself to go at least two-under par in every competitive round. It usually helps achieve her goal to win. The Corona del Mar High sophomore actually went three-under on Thursday and it led to huge...
  • Barbara's Bits and Bites: Taking a second look at Ruby's Dinette

    Barbara's Bits and Bites: Taking a second look at Ruby's Dinette
    It's been a while since I've checked in with my restaurant column, Barbara's Bits & Bites, which continues to discover and rediscover fun places to eat in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. I've had a bellyful of politics from covering the last election...
  • The Harbor Report: West Marine will point the way

    With the holidays quickly approaching, I thought it would be interesting to walk into West Marine and talk to the different department managers. Matt Jessner, the general manager, has been with the company for four years. He started at the Long Beach...
  • From the Boathouse: Bridge scrapes create troubled waters

    Ahoy! The world-famous Brooklyn Bridge was closed last Friday night and reopened over the weekend after the cargo ship Rainbow Quest scraped the underside of the span. The allision did not cause any damage to the ship's mast tower or the bridge, but the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Home tour to feature Roger's Gardens home

    Corona del Mar Today: Home tour to feature Roger's Gardens home
    The Corona del Mar Home Tour, the Corona del Mar High School PTA's only annual fundraiser, will take place Tuesday and feature seven homes, including the owners of Roger's Gardens' Cameo Shores home. Tickets are $75, and include breakfast at Le Pain...
  • Zov's Irvine restaurant closes briefly after diners get sick

    County health officials briefly shut down Zov's restaurant in Irvine on Wednesday after diners were sickened by a bacteria traced to the location, authorities said. Four people who ate at Zov's between Sept. 16 and 22 were infected with shigella, a form...
  • Construction starts on Newport Beach Country Club revamp

    Construction starts on Newport Beach Country Club revamp
    The Newport Beach Country Club celebrated the start of construction Thursday on its new $40 million clubhouse and redesigned grounds. "Our goal is to attract younger professionals and their families," club principal Todd Pickup said in a news release....
  • Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal

     Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal
    During a typical lunch break at Newport Harbor High School, cups filled with celery, broccoli, jicama and red peppers sit in the cafeteria beside plastic containers packed with fresh fruit and yogurt. Teenagers file through the lunch line, piling...
  • Back to school is back to knitting at Waldorf

    Back to school is back to knitting at Waldorf
    Parent James Marca sat in one spot, slightly away from the organized chaos that was back to school night Friday at Waldorf School of Orange County in Costa Mesa, completely focused on his knitting project. Marca seamlessly moved between stitches in an...
  • Corona del Mar Today: 7 Japanese exchange students visit CdM Middle School

    In an assembly that was both all-American and distinctly Japanese, Corona del Mar Middle School students on Friday welcomed seven exchange students from Okazaki, Japan. The visiting students arrived Thursday and will leave Tuesday morning, said Connie...