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  • Commentary: Preventing illness begins in the produce aisle

    *This post has been corrected, as noted below. For many American families, a healthy lifestyle begins at the supermarket. Nowhere else are more crucial decisions made about our overall health than in the aisles of the local grocery store. Whether you...
  • Biz News: Costa Mesa tea bar to close

    Seventh Tea Bar in Costa Mesa will close Dec. 31 after nearly two years in business. The bar opened in January 2013 in OC Mix, part of the South Coast Collection shopping center on Hyland Avenue. The bar is owned by Jeff and Christa Duggan, who also...
  • 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...
  • City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness

    City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness
    The other week, I went grocery shopping and brought a bag to fill for charity, as we're wont to do during the holiday season. The blue reusable bag, produced by a church pantry, contained a list of suggested donations on the side: rice, cereal, canned...
  • 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...
  • Venezia: Buckle up as campaigns get interesting

    Political twists and turns are coming fast and furious these days in the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa council races — and beyond. The Aug. 8 filing deadline saw the exit of two candidates. Newport's Michael Glenn dropped his bid for the Balboa...
  • Fitness Files: Less grass, more grub in garden

    For months, my front yard was a dirt pile. Neighbors probably disapproved, but I had something up my sleeve. I'd ripped out the lawn. In the weeks that followed, I killed stray grass shoots and dipped into Soler's Edible Front Yard. Our southwest-...
  • Biz News: Sidecar offers Friday, Saturday deal

    Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee, 270 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will now stay open until 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Patrons who visit during the regular morning hours on Fridays and Saturdays and keep their receipt can come back the same day after 4 p.m....