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  • Vintage car museum gets green light from Costa Mesa planners

     Vintage car museum gets green light from Costa Mesa planners
    Costa Mesa planning commissioners unanimously signed off Monday night on plans to turn a Westside industrial site into a vintage car museum and cafe. Richard Cushman, owner of Beverly Hills Motorsport on Pomona Avenue, won approval to convert his 1960s-...
  • Jim Carnett: Don't knock mashed potatoes and Fritos

    One of my 8-year-old granddaughters — I have two — and I recently discussed the merits of school cafeteria food. "I'm not a big fan, Opa," she quipped, sounding very grown up. "I prefer to bring a sandwich to school, along with some cheese,...
  • Virgen: A different kind of football awards banquet

    Virgen: A different kind of football awards banquet
    When Estancia High Assistant Principal Dr. David Martinez quoted LL Cool J during his welcoming speech I knew I was in for something different at the Eagles football brunch Saturday morning. "When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most...
  • New Balboa Peninsula deli blends tradition, trends

    New Balboa Peninsula deli blends tradition, trends
    With its extensive craft beer selection, local artisan coffee and traditional East Coast deli fare along with vegan options, Newport Beach's newest delicatessen is out to prove that "family-friendly" and "trendy" aren't mutually exclusive concepts. Dory...
  • Checking In With: Goat Hill Tavern makes list of 'Diviest Dive Bars'

    Checking In With: Goat Hill Tavern makes list of 'Diviest Dive Bars'
    Urban Dictionary — hey, what more appropriate source is there? — defines a dive bar as "a well-worn, unglamorous bar, often serving a cheap, simple selection of drinks to a regular clientele." Costa Mesa's Goat Hill Tavern, which recently...
  • The Crowd: Terrence Howard hustles, the bubbly flows

    The Crowd: Terrence Howard hustles, the bubbly flows
    Twenty-fifteen was launched with style on the Orange Coast. Hostess Elizabeth An and husband Gordon Clune welcomed some 300 guests in sparkling New Year's Eve attire to a very special party at AnQi, South Coast Plaza. Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne...
  • Hungry? Newport's Restaurant Week offers special menus through Feb. 1

    Hungry? Newport's Restaurant Week offers special menus through Feb. 1
    Diners can dig into special menus at 63 restaurants during Dine Newport Beach Restaurant Week, which runs Monday through Feb. 1. The ninth annual event will offer prix fixe menus with lunches from $10 to $25 and dinners from $20 to $50....
  • Off Center Festival at Segerstrom looks to entertain and provoke

     Off Center Festival at Segerstrom looks to entertain and provoke
    Since becoming president of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in 2006, Terry Dwyer has been on a mission to make the venue affordable, intriguing and inviting — even a little off once in a while. While the center delivers well on the popular...
  • Talking Shop: Riding the wave of fashion

    Talking Shop: Riding the wave of fashion
    Business is a family affair for the Skala sisters. Katie, 28, and Jessica, 23, are the force behind the innovative fashion truck Waves of Attire: Rolling Boutique, a mobile clothing and accessories retailer. Taking their cue from food trucks, the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Heroin, meth are teen drugs of choice, officer says

    Marijuana, pills and alcohol may have been staples of wild teen parties in the past, but more and more, students are using heroin and methamphetamine, an undercover Newport Beach police detective told members of the Corona del Mar High School PTA at a...
  • Gift-wrapping competition aids charity

    Gift-wrapping competition aids charity
    They came armed with scissors, tape, wrapping paper, bows and creativity. Representatives of nine nonprofit organizations went head to head Wednesday morning in a gift-wrapping competition sponsored by Quattro Caffe at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa....
  • Woody's Wharf to appellate court: Shall we dance?

    Woody's Wharf to appellate court: Shall we dance?
    A lawsuit between Newport Beach and a popular restaurant will head back to court Friday. The issue of whether patrons can dance late into the night at Woody's Wharf ended up in court last year after the City Council denied permits needed by the...