| May 18, 2012
| 7:46 PM
The 51st annual Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Tennis Classic is scheduled for May 26 through 28 and June 2 and 3.
The namesake of the tournament, Roy Emerson, last week joined his wife Joy for a pre-event wine sharing reception in the contemporary bay...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Location: 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Known for: "Overlooking the ocean, Fashion Island offers distinctive shopping and dining in a...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Running a shop stocked with imported and domestic artisan cheeses is a lot like taking care of children.
"Every morning I take the cheese out of the case to see how it's doing," said Dawn Mednick, co-owner of the Cheese Shop at the OC Mart Mix in Costa...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:38 PM
The Pacific Coast Wine Festival will unfold at Newport Beach's Island Hotel on March 3. It is the fifth event in the world of wine benefiting the Costa Mesa-based Pacific Symphony.
Advanced sommelier Jim Houston, from Charlie Palmer, will oversee the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:05 PM
A Newport Beach wine and cheese seller is experimenting with something new: wines on tap.
The Wine Lab, the West Coast Highway shop that opened in 2008, expanded last week into Costa Mesa with the opening of a new 1,200-sqaure-foot location at The Camp....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Strawberry Farms Forever
The Toll Roads launches its 12th annual program of guided native habitat tours with a guided hike to the Strawberry Farms Restoration Site, a Toll Roads conservation area never before opened to the public. The...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:46 AM
AuthorHouse; 146 pages
Poor Merlot. After Paul Giamatti uttered that now-famous line in the 2004 romantic comedy "Sideways" — the one about not drinking Merlot. Seriously, do I even need to quote it? — news...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:47 PM
For years, Newport Beach residents Peter and Holly Smith have taken people around the world to introduce them to different wine regions.
Now they are offering local lessons on the sometimes mysterious but always complex world of wine.
"I'm hoping the OC...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:23 PM
The third annual Barrett-Jackson Orange County Collector Car Auction continues at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com/
'A Precious Bond'...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:26 PM
When La Cave owner Mike Palitz took over from founders William and Carol Boyer more than 10 years ago, he promised them that he would keep to the original formula.
And he did, save for adding broccoli to the Costa Mesa restaurant's menu and more jazz...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:37 PM
Food Truck Wars
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, will have food trucks and a beer garden, starting at 3 p.m. A food truck competition will take place at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit http:/...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:13 PM
With Newport-Mesans in the Olympics, contentious City Council elections and those Mitt and Barack guys grabbing headlines, it was a busy year for news — and the arts proved to be no exception. We could try to order this into a conventional "top 10...