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  • Bruxie ready to open in Costa Mesa

    A new Bruxie eatery will open Nov. 19 in Costa Mesa, according to a news release. The restaurant, known for its sandwiches made with waffles instead of bread, will occupy a location on 17th Street at Santa Ana Avenue. The first Bruxie opened in 2010...
  • Boys' Water Polo: Mesa bows out again to Chaparral

    Boys' Water Polo: Mesa bows out again to Chaparral
    From the sound of things in the locker room, Coach Justin Taylor figured his Costa Mesa High boys' water team was ready for revenge. The Mustangs were about to play host to Temecula Chaparral in the wild-card round of the CIF Southern Section Division 2...
  • Microbrewery hops into Sobeca

    Plans are brewing for craft beer in Costa Mesa. The city's Planning Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved an application for a microbrewery near The Camp in the Sobeca District. Barley Forge Brewing Co., which hopes to pour and brew within a 19,...
  • Girls' Golf: Abdulghany not one to settle

    Girls' Golf: Abdulghany not one to settle
    Alyaa Abdulghany has heard plenty of compliments about her game and her great potential in golf. She'll smile and say, "thank you," but in no way does that indicate she is content with the praise. "People will say that I'm good when I'm out there, but...
  • Community & Clubs: A reason to be (Sor)optimistic

    The Women's Opportunity Awards program assists women by giving them the resources they need to improve their education and employment prospects, according to Soroptimist International of Newport Harbor Area president Carolyn Turner. Women who are the...
  • 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...
  • Vivante a vibrant haven

    Vivante a vibrant haven
    Among the amenities at Vivante on the Coast are an indoor saltwater pool, salon, various lounges and, for the four-legged furry creatures, a dog park called Central Bark. The first residents — about 75 — of the upscale senior living facility...
  • Back Bay Bistro getting new manager, menu

    Back Bay Bistro at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina hired a new general manager and plans to launch a new menu at the end of October, according to a news release. The Newport Beach restaurant named Eric Tabon, who lives in Huntington Beach,...
  • 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...
  • Szabo: Newport's good Knight

    Szabo: Newport's good Knight
    Newport Harbor High senior Kate Knight has had quite a ride with the Sailors girls' tennis team. In Knight's first three years on varsity with the Sailors, they won the Sunset League twice, advancing to the CIF Southern Section Division 2 title match in...
  • Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation

    Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation
    Past the neatly coordinated neighborhoods, the master-planned homes and immaculate lawns, on an old military runway in Irvine, a community that imagines life on a smaller scale has taken root. There, hundreds of college students from across the U.S.,...
  • Carnett: Fond memories of 'Joe Cool'

    Carnett: Fond memories of 'Joe Cool'
    It seems inconceivable that he's been gone four decades. Polished and imperturbable, Joe Kroll was an Orange Coast College icon for 22 years. He exuded more charisma than any other OCC leader — ever. Students loved Kroll and labeled him "Joe Cool....