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  • Commentary: It's time revive small retailers

    The Newport Beach and Corona del Mar landscape keeps transforming, but into what? The Mayans always assumed that everything happened in circles, and their calendar reflected that assumption, that what happened before will happen again. I am starting to...
  • The Harbor Report: A few words en route to Catalina

    The Harbor Report: A few words en route to Catalina
    I need to keep this harbor report a little short this week, as the family is loading up Linstar for a midweek Catalina vacation. Last weekend was as busy as it gets on the harbor. Saturday was the South Shore Yacht Club's raft-up in the five points...
  • Competition to benefit Literacy Project

    Two teams of local celebrities will compete in Brasserie Pascal's Celebrity Bar Battle to benefit the Literacy Project Foundation next week at Fashion Island. The teams will work for tips Tuesday, with the proceeds helping local at-risk and...
  • Mary Joan Kopacz

    Mary Joan Kopacz
    Kopacz, Mary Joan 1921-2013 Our stunning and beloved mother, wife, grandmother, sister, aunt, boss lady, Gran-Ma K and fun-loving friend passed away peacefully on August 3, 2013. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 20, 1921 to John and Nellie...
  • Commentary: Road trip speaks to greater journey

    At just past 8:30 a.m., the neon sign flickered to life. Guthrie's Alley Cat had put out the welcome mat for the morning beer-and-shots crowd. The bar sits on Wall Street in Bakersfield, a narrow piece of concrete near downtown. My wife, Donna, and I...
  • Virgen: Hagestad has strong desire to win

    Virgen: Hagestad has strong desire to win
    There's an intriguing mix of competitiveness, a hunger for business and an outgoing mentality when it comes to Stewart Hagestad. You can say the Newport Beach resident has an extraordinary ability to compartmentalize. This week, he'll turn his attention...
  • Newport says rah-rah to football

    Newport says rah-rah to football
    Step aside, sailing aficionados. The football fans are coming to Newport Beach. Restaurant and hotel managers throughout the city are joining in preparation for the 2014 Bowl Championship Series game Jan. 6. Although the game will be played at the...
  • Sea lion nursed back to health

    Sea lion nursed back to health
    After spending a weekend recovering in Laguna Beach, a sea lion found with fishing line around his neck has returned to familiar territory at the entrance of Newport Harbor. The Pacific Marine Mammal Center at midday Monday released the sea lion, who...
  • Community & Clubs: Honoring news coverage of women and girls

    Dawn Marie Lemonds, a member of the Soroptimist International of Newport Harbor, has joined as co-chair the planning committee of the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) for the Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award. The...
  • Women's Soccer: UCI escapes with 0-0 tie

    Women's Soccer: UCI escapes with 0-0 tie
    IRVINE — While the high-powered Texas A&M offense didn't disappoint, host UC Irvine used some good fortune and the Ran-dazzling play of its 5-foot-4 junior goalkeeper to come away with a scoreless tie in a women's soccer exhibition contest Wednesday...
  • Eateries to offer discounts, special menus

    Eateries to offer discounts, special menus
    Alan Greeley may not be the Iron Chef, but he has a title of some kind. Sunday afternoon, at the tail end of the OC Fair, Greeley and Massimo Navarretta faced off in a cooking challenge to help promote the third annual Costa Mesa Restaurant Week. The...
  • 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...