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  • Talking Shop: Healthy treats at Modern Pop

    Talking Shop: Healthy treats at Modern Pop
    Brooks Podolec is only 18 months old, but he's already a powerful influence in the Orange County retail world. His parents, Julie and Brad Podolec, sought last year to launch a popsicle business that would provide stores with an all-natural treat...
  • Luau proceeds to benefit cancer research

    Costa Mesa's Wild Goose Tavern is hosting a luau and pig roast to raise funds for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Sunday. The Wild Goose Tavern, which has been open for less than a year, will donate 50% of the event's sales to...
  • Bruxie introduces Irvine location

    Forget bread on sandwiches, the people want waffles. The gourmet waffle sandwich chain, Bruxie, is opening its sixth Southern California location Tuesday at the Heritage Plaza Center in Irvine, according to a news release. The chain, which first...
  • Before Jamboree was a road

    Before Jamboree was a road
    Sixty years ago, buses carried tens of thousands of Boy Scouts down a little dirt road in Newport Beach to the third national Jamboree — a gathering of troops from across the country. Thursday, about 25 of those Scouts returned to a drastically...
  • 4 held in connection with sandwich theft

    4 held in connection with sandwich theft
    Four men were arrested Sunday in Newport Beach on suspicion of stealing a bag containing a sandwich — valued at $10 — from a parked car. Oscar Iglesias, 25, of South Gate, Daniel Godinez, 23, and Edwin Yhuit, 27, both of Cudahy, and Daniel...
  • Community & Clubs: Beating the heat at Balboa Bay Club

    During a hot July in Rancho Mirage, Barbara and I took long weekends in Orange County and enjoyed the sun on the beach at the Balboa Bay Club daily. The new club ownership has made some noticeable, positive changes, including eliminating the "guard...
  • Newport Rib Co. plans '30 Days of Charity'

    Newport Rib Co. plans '30 Days of Charity'
    The Newport Rib Co. will launch its "30 Days of Charity" Program Friday, a representative said. A portion of restaurant receipts through Nov. 30 will benefit 30 Orange County nonprofits, many of them chosen with the help of customers and staff members....
  • Lobsters take the long route

    Lobsters take the long route
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. An estimated 1,000 lobsters will fly into John Wayne Airport on Friday evening. If you cast a glance skyward, you won't notice any marine crustaceans suspended in mid-air. They will, instead, disembark...
  • For the record

    Restaurant review: The July 26 Gossiping Gourmet review, "Still 'As Is' after 80 years," incorrectly stated that the restaurant Dizz's As Is opened in the 1930s. The restaurant opened in 1977.
  • 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...