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  • Taco tycoon to appear on 'Secret Millionaire'

    Local restaurateur Wing Lam will star in an episode of ABC's "Secret Millionaire" at 8 p.m.  Sunday. Modeled after the similarly named British series, the show spotlights successful entrepreneurs as they travel — undercover — to impoverished...
  • White on Rice bloggers turn backyard mess into 'Bountiful' garden

    White on Rice bloggers turn backyard mess into 'Bountiful' garden
    They found the home listing in the PennySaver, of all places. Todd Porter and Diane Cu barely glanced at the interior of the run-down three-bedroom, two-bathroom house when they arrived for a walk-through, and instead they headed straight to the sprawling...
  • Community & Clubs: Interfaith groups gather for youths

    The public is invited to the Oct. 16 Youth Services Fair sponsored by the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council, according to Rev. Julie Elkins, the council president. A number of youth services agencies will share what they offer to youths, from...
  • 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...
  • Community & Clubs: Dental center fills a need

    Community & Clubs: Dental center fills a need
    The Cheri Harris Children's Dental Health Center has kept drilling and filling since it was established in 1952 by the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. The center provides comprehensive, ongoing dental care to underserved children and young adults...
  • Fundraiser to benefit Costa Mesa schools

    The Costa Mesa High School Foundation and We Olive & Wine Bar will celebrate the city's 60th anniversary at a fundraiser Saturday. The Going Green event, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at The OC Mix in the SoCo Collection retail center at 3303 Hyland Ave.,...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Make libraries the new teen hangout

    When we talk about expanding our public library square footage in Costa Mesa, we need to consider the use to which this extra space might be put. A long underserved age group nationally is teens aged 13 to 18. Teen areas are being created in new and old...
  • The Harbor Report: Catching up with some past cup racers

    During the next two weeks all eyes will be focused on the San Francisco Bay Area and the Americas Cup. I was fortunate to receive a press pass and plan on attending races Sept. 7 and 8. I decided to research and contact a number of Newport Beach...
  • Food, flags, fun and flair – with an Italian accent

    Food, flags, fun and flair – with an Italian accent
    Visitors at Fashion Island on Saturday appeared to be stuck in a time warp. Parents paused beside chic — and high-tech — strollers, taking pictures with cell phones. The scene in front of them, though, seemed straight out of medieval Europe....
  • Douglas Lee Underwood

    Douglas Lee Underwood
    Douglas Lee Underwood Douglas (“Doug”) Lee Underwood, age 63, passed away on August 29, 2013, at his home in Newport Beach from congestive heart failure. Doug was born on November 13, 1949, in Los Angeles, to Richard (“Dick”)...
  • High School Roundup: CdM girls' golf remains undefeated

    GIRLS' GOLF Corona del 206, Dana Hills 232 NEWPORT BEACH — Sophomore Amy Matsuoka earned medalist honors with her two-over-par 37 during the Sea Kings' nonleague match at Newport Beach Country Club on Wednesday. CdM improved to 5-0. Alyaa...
  • No partying at Woody's Wharf

    The right to party doesn't necessarily come easily in Newport Beach. City Council members on Tuesday took a step toward denying Woody's Wharf its request to expand hours of operation and have dancing on Friday and Saturday nights. On a 4-1 vote...