| Dec 15, 2010
| 8:16 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — A new mayor took control of the dais Tuesday night and outlined a vision of streamlined city government, revived commercial districts and a more technologically advanced City Council.
Mike Henn, a businessman who was reelected in...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Police officials are looking to crack down on scavengers who rifle through Newport Beach residents' garbage, according a report prepared for Tuesday's City Council meeting.
That and other issues, ranging from fishing regulations to consolidating city...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:07 PM
You know what Monday is. And, yes, it is a big day.
Not only is it Colleen Johns' birthday, like you didn't know that, but it's America's birthday — Uncle Sam, the US-of-A, this place, 235 years old this year.
Can you believe it? It hardly looks a...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:44 PM
This weekend marks the beginning of Orange County's big sample and warehouse sale season, with many area designers opening their production facilities to weekend shoppers.
Hello kitties: Nakajima USA, a major manufacturer of Sanrio products including...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:56 AM
For two months, Tara Stemper and Bill Solis were positioned about 200 feet apart yet completely unaware of each other's existence.
Both artists remained stationed at their pop-up shops at Art-A-Faire in Huntington Beach's Pier Plaza, rarely getting...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Once again, Jeff and Christa Duggan, the husband and wife team behind Portola Coffee Lab at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, are bringing Orange County a new coffee experience unlike anything we've had before: a dedicated slow bar to explore the wonders of...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:42 AM
At Roy's Restaurant, you'll want to take advantage of its My Prix Fixe Mondays that was just reintroduced for a limited time. At both its Fashion Island and Anaheim GardenWalk locations, its three-course prix fix dinner will be available Mondays for $36....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Acupuncture and shopping may not be seem like obvious retail partners, but at Glow Boutique + Wellness in Laguna, they mix quite harmoniously.
Taryn Freeman and Gina Negri Klebanoff paired up on the concept, and call the shop a place to feel good both...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Linda Beutel says her daughter, Liz, is not that much different than any other 15-year-old.
Liz is boy crazy and she's into her iPhone and iPad. She'll sometimes say: "Have you seen Taylor Lautner's abs? Wow!"
Liz and her family live in Irvine, not...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Astute concentration and hand-eye coordination took precedence over physical exertion on the blacktop of Thurston Middle School on Wednesday morning.
A group of eighth-graders gathered for the second day of the weeklong Epic Challenge, a series of...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:40 PM
When Stephanie Paige was growing up, her most common nightly entertainment was bigger than an iPhone, bigger than an iPad — for that matter, bigger even than an IMAX screen.
Her father, an avid outdoorsman, raised his family in the woods, and...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 9:17 AM
You've got to love dreamers like John Fischbeck.
Fischbeck co-founded Laguna Beach-based Tresor Properties to develop single-family homes that are unique, high-end and super eco-friendly. It's a lofty vision, but what were its chances during the worst...