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  • The Crowd: A memorable party at The Duke's old home

    The Crowd: A memorable party at The Duke's old home
    They did it again. The stylish Beverly and Bob Cohen opened their art nouveau-inspired Bayshores estate last week on behalf of Childhelp donors and underwriters supporting the Childhelp 2012 Spring Fashion Luncheon and fundraiser. Dressed in a chic...
  • The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children

    The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children
    The numbers are still coming in a week after the event. Organizers hope to reach a grand tally of $250,000 raised at the annual "For The Love of A Child" fashion show and luncheon, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 5, and chaired by...
  • Check It Out: Books about great women

    In March, we celebrate Women's History Month. Learn more about some of the amazing women who have helped shape the world we live in at the Newport Beach Public Library. "The Great Divorce" by Ilyon Woo chronicles the landmark 19th century divorce...
  • Police arrest kidnapping, beating suspect

    Costa Mesa police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of kidnapping and assaulting his ex-wife's boyfriend. Carmen Mendez-Silva, 34, of Santa Ana and a second man beat the victim with a pipe or bat Wednesday and threatened him with further harm if he...
  • Jurors hear arguments in Balcom case

    SANTA ANA — While convicted murderer and rapist Jason Michael Balcom sat and showed no emotion, attorneys explained to jurors during the penalty phase of the trial Wednesday why they should vote for death or life without parole for the killing of...
  • The Crowd: Doris Roberts fronts Newport fundraiser for Alzheimer's Assn. [Corrected]

    The Orange County chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. held its fifth annual "Visionary Women" luncheon at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: In the Nov. 5 column "The Crowd: Doris Roberts fronts Newport Fundraiser...
  • Community & Clubs: Soroptimist group hosts annual women's awards celebration

    Soroptimist International of Newport Harbor Area recently held its annual International Women's Day Awards Celebration to recognize the club's 2012 Violet Richardson and Women's Opportunity awards honorees. March 8 marked International Women's Day, a...
  • My Pet World: Dogfighting 'game' raises serious ethical questions

    I'm a journalist and, of course, I believe in free speech. However, certain lines are drawn all the time. For example, I don't know of a video game or telephone app that teaches players how to abuse children. However, there's now what I believe to be...
  • The Crowd: Peeping out the newly re-opened Hotel Hanford

    The Crowd: Peeping out the newly re-opened Hotel Hanford
    Donald Sodaro, one of Newport Beach's leading community philanthropists, revealed a most unique and creative side of his multi-faceted personality at the re-opening of The Hotel Hanford, Costa Mesa. Sodaro and his wife DeeDee, of Lido Isle, have held...
  • D.A. charges father who threw son overboard with child abuse

    NEWPORT BEACH — A father who threw his 7-year-old son overboard while on a harbor cruise was charged Wednesday with felony child abuse and endangerment as well as misdemeanor resisting arrest. Sloan Steven Briles, 35, of Irvine slapped his son in...
  • Man accused of throwing son overboard pleads not guilty

    Man accused of throwing son overboard pleads not guilty
    An Irvine man accused of throwing his 7-year-old son overboard in Newport Harbor pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of felony child abuse and endangerment. Sloan Steven Briles, 35, also pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of resisting an...
  • Murderer who ate body parts wants parole

    COSTA MESA — A former Costa Mesa resident who killed her husband and then cooked and ate parts of his body nearly 20 years ago is scheduled to appear before a parole board. Omaima Aree Nelson is seeking early release from her 27-years-to-life...