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  • A Word, Please: Left dangling, a participle can lose its logic

    Danglers are an extremely important language concept. Not so much for writers as for jokesters. Danglers in writing and speech don't necessarily hurt the reader. Often the message comes across just fine despite this dreaded error. But for anyone who...
  • Barbara's Bits and Bites: Parisian-themed bistros ideal romantic settings

    Love is in the air this week, as Valentine's Day is upon us. So why not opt for a romantic casual meal at one of the two Parisian-themed bistros I recently visited: Moulin Bistro and Pandor Bakery and Café, both in Newport Beach. Moulin Bistro, 1000 N....
  • 'Ted' Marinos, longtime cafe and pawn shop businessman, dies at 91

    'Ted' Marinos, longtime cafe and pawn shop businessman, dies at 91
    Elefthious "Ted" Marinos, a longtime Costa Mesa resident, business owner and volunteer, has died. Marinos died of natural causes in his home on Feb. 15. He was 91. Marinos' 60-year residency in Costa Mesa included operating the Wagonwheel Cafe,...
  • Burger King will be out, Raising Cane's chicken in on Harbor Boulevard

    Burger King will be out, Raising Cane's chicken in on Harbor Boulevard
    Costa Mesa planners approved a new fast-food restaurant this week that will replace a Burger King near the 405 Freeway. The Burger King at 3150 Harbor Blvd. — the city's only Burger King — will be replaced by Raising Cane's, a Baton Rouge,...
  • Around Town: Marriott hosts Newport Beach Jazz Party

    The 15th Newport Beach Jazz Party wraps up its four-day run this weekend with a packed lineup of jazz musicians playing evening concerts, poolside sessions, two brunches and a Valentine's Day dinner at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Crews move boulders to make way for home

    Corona del Mar Today: Crews move boulders to make way for home
    Crews began loading boulders from the sands of Little Corona Beach onto trucks and hauling them away Thursday morning. The effort is part of an agreement between a Corona del Mar couple and the California Coastal Commission. The removal was expected...
  • Commentary: Preventing illness begins in the produce aisle

    *This post has been corrected, as noted below. For many American families, a healthy lifestyle begins at the supermarket. Nowhere else are more crucial decisions made about our overall health than in the aisles of the local grocery store. Whether you...
  • The God Squad: Give thanks for those not thanked enough

    Every year at Thanksgiving time, I try to put some deeper meaning into the easily generalized list of people and things for which I'm thankful. Family, food, health, freedom, soldiers, police, firemen, home and stuffing always top the list, and they'...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Home tour to feature Roger's Gardens home

    Corona del Mar Today: Home tour to feature Roger's Gardens home
    The Corona del Mar Home Tour, the Corona del Mar High School PTA's only annual fundraiser, will take place Tuesday and feature seven homes, including the owners of Roger's Gardens' Cameo Shores home. Tickets are $75, and include breakfast at Le Pain...
  • Blessing the Boathouse

    Blessing the Boathouse
    Here he grows again. Clayton Peterson, the Costa Mesa native who took over a 1940s industrial building on the west side of town to record local bands, showcase his personal art collection and host a private venue, is now hoping to liven up the space...
  • Biz News: New food locations opening

    Grand opening set for Island Hotel gourmet collection The Island Hotel in Newport Beach will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday to introduce its gourmet Market Place in the hotel's renovated lobby. Tastes of some of the house...
  • Stylish community joins forces on Superior

    Stylish community joins forces on Superior
    In a corner of town more popularly known for industrial buildings and oil changes, a budding pocket of artists and businesses are combining forces to forge their own slice of "Costa Mesa cool." They're calling their neighborhood Style on Superior....