| May 4, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Craig Schusterick, his workman's hands powdery white with construction grit, led the way across Onyx Avenue on Balboa Island to show off his handiwork.
His nearly complete three-story home — designed with solid wood paneling to echo the Cape Cod...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Barbara Ward Aune died peacefully at age 87, in her beloved “Villa Montana” home October 21, 2012. She had called Newport Beach home for 62 years. She was known as the real estate lady with the hat!
She was born in Clinton Montana to Sidney...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:13 PM
After her warm bath, Claudia Stubin said she was relaxed and her skin felt healthier. But seaweed, not bubbles, was responsible.
Stubin, a Huntington Beach resident, was a first-time customer Tuesday at Seaweed Sok, a Newport Beach bathing facility...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:48 PM
William G. Livingston, a long term resident of Corona del Mar since 1954, passed away peacefully with immediate family present on May 26, 2011, at the age of 93.
Bill was born on April 20, 1918, in Bloomington, Illinois, where his family had settled...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Freebie of the Week: Kids ages 6 to 14 are invited to stop by the Lego store at South Coast Plaza at 5 p.m. Tuesday to learn how to build the Lego Graduate model, and then take the model home for free (while supplies last). Call (714) 668-9017.
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:05 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Local boutique winery owner Gus DeFalco's low-cost wines have something in common with the big-dollar bottles produced in California's established wine-making regions: the same grapes.
DeFalco owns Orange Coast Winery, which...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:15 PM
COSTA MESA — An appellate court ruling Tuesday blocked the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds to a private investment group.
The decision all but kills the state's deal to sell its 150-acre property to Newport Beach-based Facilities Management...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:42 PM
COSTA MESA — There was no money to buy a ladle large enough to stir a 30-gallon pot in the beginning years of Someone Cares Soup Kitchen, so founder Merle Hatleberg used a boat oar.
People were hungry, and the late Hatleberg wasn't one to back down...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 11:26 PM
There is irony usually intertwined with Irrelevant Week when you think of the owner of the quirky concept.
Who could find relevance with so much laughter, joking and silliness? Look deep. Look at the man who owns the trademark of Mr. Irrelevant and...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Dexus Property Group, an Australian company with offices in Newport Beach, said Thursday that it had bought the massive headquarters of furniture retailer Living Spaces in La Mirada for $26.25 million.
Living Spaces uses the 278,000-square-foot...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:40 PM
COSTA MESA — Orange County can expect mild job growth this year and next, according to Chapman University's mid-year economic forecast Thursday.
Consumer spending should increase but struggles in the housing sector could continue to mean sluggish...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 11:09 PM
SANTA ANA — In opening statements Monday, a prosecutor described a former NFL linebacker charged with murder as a desperately broke former athlete who couldn't hold down a job and had one thing going for him: a rich girlfriend.