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  • 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...
  • Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College

     Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College
    The holiday season is a time for good food and getting together with friends. So when Doug Bennett, executive director of college advancement at Orange Coast College, and Liz Parker, an OCC Foundation specialist, invited me to lunch and tour their...
  • Barbara's Bits & Bites: They're dog-friendly at Boathouse, Cucina Enoteca

    The week between Christmas and New Year's is a good time to get out and try some local dining spots with family and friends, including the furry kind. While Newport Beach and Costa Mesa have many dog-friendly restaurants, that's not always the case if...
  • Lido Theatre screens 'The Interview'

    Lido Theatre screens 'The Interview'
    Intrigued by the hype preceding the limited release of "The Interview," moviegoers flocked to the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach this week to catch the controversial comedy even after threats of violence from hackers. The Lido is one of a handful of...
  • Biz News: New pet-care facility offers 'play-cations'

      Dr. Boyd's Pet Resort, a grooming, day care, veterinary, training and boarding facility in Irvine, celebrated its grand opening Dec. 15. Dr. Boyd's is open around the clock every day at 8645 Research Drive, offering services ranging from "play-...
  • Looking for New Year's Eve festivities? Party like it's 1999 (or 2014, if you must)

    As the clock nears midnight on Dec. 31, Orange County residents have plenty of options to make the countdown to 2015 fun. Tickets are on sale for XL NYE, a block party at the Triangle in Costa Mesa. The event, hosted by Newport Beach-based Identity...
  • The Crowd: Lighting a candle for the new year

    The Crowd: Lighting a candle for the new year
    In the O.C. at holiday time, the grandest gala of them all is arguably the Candlelight Concert benefiting the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Celebrating 41 seasons this year, the event raised $1.9 million in support of center arts and education programs....
  • Longtime chamber leader passes baton

    Longtime chamber leader passes baton
    After 23 years as Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, Ed Fawcett is calling it quits. But although Fawcett stepped down Dec. 31, by the next day he had started as a consultant for the chamber's transition to new leadership. Fawcett...
  • 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...