| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:32 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The stunning blond chef Jamie Gwen stepped up to the microphone to address the several hundred guests who had gathered at the Fairmont Newport Beach for the 10th anniversary of the American Liver Foundation's Flavors of Orange County culinary gala....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:41 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:44 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:56 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:09 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:21 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:29 PM
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.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:59 PM
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.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:57 PM
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...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 10:01 PM
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...