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Christmas

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  • School changes 52 lives

    School changes 52 lives
    NEWPORT BEACH — About a dozen blue balloons decorated a lone wheelchair in the middle of the flag deck Friday morning at Newport Elementary School. Students sat in a horse-shoe shape around the chair, and parents gathered behind them to talk about...
  • Mesa Musings: Thanksgiving needs more attention

    My neighbor has a huge plastic blow-up turkey on his front lawn. Good for him! Alas, he's an anachronism. You rarely see Thanksgiving displays anymore. During my lifetime, enthusiasm for the holiday has diminished markedly. That's sad. When I was a...
  • Children take to the SCR stage

    Children take to the SCR stage
    Hal Landon Jr.'s yearly portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge has become as constant and cozy a yuletide apparition in Orange County as re-runs of "It's a Wonderful Life" on TV. For the 32nd time since 1980, the veteran actor is incarnating the lead role in...
  • Shadia: A time of faith and festivity too

    Do you know how Christmas is supposed to be about faith? That's what Ramadan is supposed to be about too — God. But like Christmastime, Ramadan, for some, becomes a time for lavish dinner parties and uncontrollable spending. For producers and...
  • Newport set to dole out special event grants

    Two groups may receive more than 70% of the city's annual special event grants, if the Newport Beach City Council approves the city staff recommendations Tuesday. Combined, the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Newport Beach Film Festival are...
  • Council reallocates money for special events

    The Newport Beach City Council reworked the budget for special event financial support at its recent meeting, deciding the Newport Beach Film Festival and Christmas Boat Parade were iconic events that deserved the most support and generally deciding...
  • Apodaca: Boys' group dances out of their comfort zone

    Apodaca: Boys' group dances out of their comfort zone
    I recently had the pleasure of meeting with some young men, all newly minted graduates of Corona del Mar High School, who did something so ridiculously cool that I just had to share it. First, you must picture these eight men. They are whip-smart,...
  • Business, tourism groups discuss joint projects

    Newport Beach visitors bureau, Visit Newport Beach Inc., and the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce created a joint task force Thursday, in an effort to begin a dialogue over combing their destination marketing efforts for the city. During a regular board...
  • Business, tourism groups discuss joint projects [Updated]

    Newport Beach visitors bureau, Visit Newport Beach Inc., and the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce created a joint task force Thursday, in an effort to begin a dialogue over combining their destination marketing efforts for the city. During a regular...
  • Transatlantic ties

    Transatlantic ties
    Just last week Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the virtues of extending a hand to foreign-exchange students and finding a place in their homes for them. "Each year, thousands of engaged young people from around the world travel to the...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Find the right comfy, casual clothes

    Those in need of casual and lounge women's wear should hit the Calispia warehouse sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 18th St. No. A110, Costa Mesa. Save up to 85%, with all items $4 and more. Cash only! For more...
  • In Theory: How can Pilot better cover religion in Newport-Mesa

    How could the Daily Pilot do a better job of covering religion and spirituality in the Newport-Mesa area? What are some of the local issues or stories about your church, synagogue, mosque or temple that need to be told? Faith communities contribute...