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  • City Lights: Trying to understand genocide

    City Lights: Trying to understand genocide
    If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
  • The power brokers of tomorrow?

    The power brokers of tomorrow?
    On the third Thursday night of most months, a select Orange County venue fills with an array of people in heels, loafers, dresses and suits. It's called a "schmoozer," and the attendees arrive prepared to network, handing over a donation to the...
  • Where the street has no name

    Where the street has no name
    However famous the Balboa Bay Club may be, visitors are apparently having trouble finding it. No matter that the club has been operating in its same location since 1948, or that a guard shack thought to be intimidating was recently removed to make the...
  • Faulkner: Lions' players believed

    For just about every student at Vanguard University, faith is important. But as the NAIA Division I champion Lions men's basketball team showed this season, perhaps no belief is more powerful than faith in one another. The Lions' players, coaches and...
  • Community & Clubs: Meet Mike Scheafer, the Lions king

    Longtime Costa Mesa volunteer Mike Scheafer will be honored with the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award by the Estancia & TeWinkle Schools Foundation on March 22 at a dinner dance at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa called "Blues on the Bayou." Scheafer...
  • Bluewater Grill chef dies

    Bluewater Grill chef dies
    Brian Hirsty, executive chef for the Bluewater Grill, died March 10 following a recent diagnosis of a rare bone marrow disease. He was 47. Hirsty grew up in Southern California. He would often awake before the sun rose, eager to spend time with local...
  • Virgen's Views: Toshiba turns 20, remains great

    Virgen's Views: Toshiba turns 20, remains great
    There are simple, yet vast ways to describe the Toshiba Classic. It's known as one of the favorite, if not the best, stop for the players on the Champions Tour. Who wouldn't want to play golf in Newport Beach? Yet this is the only pro tournament in...
  • High School Roundup: Kline scores five in CdM win

    GIRLS' LACROSSE Corona del Mar 11, Dana Hills 3 Senior Kacie Kline had five goals for the Sea Kings in Wednesday's nonleague game at home. Sabrina Smith and Jamie Smith each scored twice for CdM, while Kendall Mulvaney and Peyton Carter added goals....
  • High School Roundup: Sailors earn first league win

    BASEBALL Newport Harbor 6, Los Alamitos 3 Cameron Jabara provided a lift for the Sailors helping them earn their first Sunset League win Wednesday at Newport Harbor. Jabara smacked in the go-ahead run to give Newport Harbor a 4-3 lead. Starter Shaun...
  • From the Boathouse: What's flowing into your harbor?

    Ahoy! Our first storm of the year blew through our area last weekend, and the slow-moving storm dropped much-needed rain from the passing clouds. Too bad the storm did not leave a few more inches of snow in our local mountains. However, we cannot...
  • The Crowd: A very, very polite group of teens

    The Crowd: A very, very polite group of teens
    The casual, hang-loose world in which we live may have opened some doors previously closed to many folks, but along the way, the rush to informality has had some casualties. Among them: manners. While we may no longer dress for dinner, a civilized...
  • Commentary: A post-marathon indulgence

    Last week, nine of my retired teacher pals lunched at a garden restaurant. We studied the menu, looking for a no-holds-barred, high-calorie lunch. This group doesn't waste a minute worrying about the Mediterranean diet. My former principal called out,...