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  • A Word, Please: If you choose to exclaim, follow the rules

    Recently I dusted off an old paperback copy of "Oliver Twist." Flipping through, I landed on page 121, where I read the following passage. "Hold your tongue, sir!" said Mr. Fang, peremptorily. "I will not, sir!" replied the old gentleman. "Hold your...
  • PETA targets Costa Mesa, Laguna chefs for serving foie gras

    PETA targets Costa Mesa, Laguna chefs for serving foie gras
    An animal-rights group has sent letters threatening legal action to two Orange County chefs who serve foie gras. The chefs serve fattened duck liver at Arc in Costa Mesa and Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach, drawing the ire of People for the...
  • Trend Watch: Taking the guesswork out of denim

    Trend Watch: Taking the guesswork out of denim
    The greatest shopping friend known to women may have just arrived at Bloomingdale's at South Coast Plaza. The Me-Ality takes the guessing out of sizing, style and best fit when it comes to finding that perfect pair of jeans. I recently tested it and was...
  • The Crowd: A century of hula and cinema

    The Crowd: A century of hula and cinema
    As 100 guests arrived at the Balboa Bay Resort, two young gents stood at attention blowing traditional Hawaiian conch shells. Sam and Jack Christensen offered the spiritual island welcome to their great-grandmother Bernice "Bea" Edwards, honoring her...
  • Business uses wine barrels as building blocks

    Business uses wine barrels as building blocks
    While John Heilman uses wine barrels to build furniture and other household items, he admits he isn't much of an aficionado. "I've never been a wine drinker," he said. "When I do buy it, I like my bottles under 10 bucks." The Costa Mesa resident was...
  • New mayor greets residents

    New mayor greets residents
    For newly selected Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill, the upcoming year will be marked by an emphasis on celebrating the city and the services it provides. So, he thought, what better way to begin spreading this message than through the wine-and-cheese...
  • The Crowd: Taking a SPIN for a good cause

    The Crowd: Taking a SPIN for a good cause
    "2013 marked our 25th anniversary, and this year's gala was, fittingly, the most successful we have ever had," commented Jean Wegener, executive director of Serving People In Need (SPIN). More than 380 generous patrons joined forces Nov. 1 in the...
  • The Crowd: It's never too wet for Jazz Festival

    The Crowd: It's never too wet for Jazz Festival
    It's hard to imagine, given the spectacular weather of the past week, that for a brief moment California was being soaked by torrential rain at the beginning of the month. The downpour did not deter the dedicated volunteers of the Ocean Institute from...
  • Biz-News: Tastea brews up Costa Mesa location

    Tastea, a trendy international tea bar at the Outlets at Orange, is moving to Costa Mesa, according to a news release. The Orange location will close March 24. The Costa Mesa store is set to open in April at 1175 Baker St. Tastea is known for flavored...
  • OC Mart Mix hosts charity event Saturday

    COSTA MESA — Renowned pianist Ellis Hall will play at a charitable event benefiting the Mercy House this weekend at the OC Mart Mix. "He's really great," Allison Harvey, organization development director, said of the blind musician. "He gets a...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TUESDAY Tuesday Trivia Night Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099. Parkinson'sFitness Class A free class, "Parkinson's In...
  • The best wines go toward education

    The best wines go toward education
    Wine lovers will help underserved youth get to college during the Wooden Floor's sixth annual Keep the Promise wine tasting benefit. Proceeds will go to the Santa Ana-based after-school program, which provides arts and educational programs to 375 low-...