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  • The Crowd: From Hollywood to the real hunger games

    She was a rising star in the glamorous Hollywood era of the 1950s and '60s. Today, she is a major star supporting Share Our Selves (SOS), the Costa Mesa-based community resource assisting the most vulnerable populations in affluent Orange County. Her...
  • Biz News: Cucina Enoteca opens at Fashion Island

    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...
  • Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer

    Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer
    Wall Street sharks are not the only ones keeping a close watch on the contentious battle for control of Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox. So are thousands of the company's scientists and researchers, many of whose jobs may be at risk....
  • Fitness as a religious duty

    When Jim Black leads people on a robust walk three times a week on the grounds of the 120-acre Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, he's got powerful company: God. The several dozen people who join him have shown up with the same hopes that anyone brings...
  • Commentary: Teachers care about others and show it*

    *This article has been corrected. See below. Many women enjoy getting together for brunch. However, sharing a brunch with the homeless women who have found food, shelter and comfort at Isaiah House in Santa Ana was an outstanding experience for the...
  • The Latest: That '60s book, and that '70s album

    The Latest: That '60s book, and that '70s album
    Return to Oakpine by Ron Carlson Viking; 264 pages The high school years are such a slim period — about one 20th of a typical lifespan — and yet they can weigh so heavily in our memory. To attend a reunion is to be overjoyed to see old...
  • Din Tai Fung joining South Coast Plaza

    Din Tai Fung joining South Coast Plaza
    Before a small crowd of flashing cameras, curious onlookers and hungry attendees, the men stuffed and artfully hand-folded the dumplings with tiny twists. Soon after, out they came from bamboo steamers during a small gathering Monday afternoon at...
  • The best places to take Dad

    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...
  • Classic cars part of city's festivities

    Classic cars part of city's festivities
    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...
  • Competition to benefit Literacy Project

    Two teams of local celebrities will compete in Brasserie Pascal's Celebrity Bar Battle to benefit the Literacy Project Foundation next week at Fashion Island. The teams will work for tips Tuesday, with the proceeds helping local at-risk and...
  • Council to discuss changes to Woody's Wharf permit

    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...
  • Newport says rah-rah to football

    Newport says rah-rah to football
    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...