| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:29 PM
It's time to take my monthly break from writing about politics and focus on something more far delicious for all those foodies out there who enjoy discovering — and re-discovering — fun places to eat in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa as much...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A new Fashion Island restaurant that caught on fire during construction opened Wednesday.
Cucina Enoteca joins other recently opened, upscale restaurants at the shopping center, including Fig and Olive and Red O.
The restaurant offers communal seating...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Costa Mesa police and fire crews worked to remove an SUV that was stuck on the grass area at the Denny's on Harbor Boulevard Tuesday morning.
Paramedics and firefighters responded to the Denny's at 3170 Harbor Blvd. at 10:27 a.m. after receiving reports...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:36 AM
The Saddle Ranch Chop House and El Corazón de Costa Mesa, two new restaurants at The Triangle, held small ribbon-cutting ceremonies earlier this week.
Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce employees, city officials and others posed for the grand-opening photos...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Looking to treat Dad this weekend? Here are some venues in Newport-Mesa offering Father's Day specials:
Top of the Hill
The Resort at Pelican Hill hosts a Father's Day brunch at two restaurants: a three-course a la carte brunch from 10 a.m. to 3...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:17 PM
The public can weigh in at Tuesday's Newport Beach City Council meeting on whether Woody's Wharf should have dancing Friday and Saturday nights as well as extended hours.
At the Sept. 10 meeting, Councilman Mike Henn appealed the Planning Commission's...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Step aside, sailing aficionados. The football fans are coming to Newport Beach.
Restaurant and hotel managers throughout the city are joining in preparation for the 2014 Bowl Championship Series game Jan. 6. Although the game will be played at the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:42 PM
No, Todd Olympius didn't survive a hair-raising encounter with a person willing to kill for an ice cream.
Even if that's what an observer might guess from looking at his truck.
Olympius, a Costa Mesa resident who will join in the Classic Car Show...
| 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 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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:24 PM
You are invited to celebrate the induction of some of Newport-Mesa's finest community volunteers into the Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame at a noon luncheon June 14 at American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 in Newport Beach.
Because it is...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:20 PM
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...