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Lynn's Spin: Wanted--Kidney Donor for Local Journalist

Lynn’s Spin: Wanted–Kidney Donor for Local Journalist

Bruce W. Cook needs a kidney. The well-known editor and publisher of The Bay Window magazine, popular Daily Pilot columnist, Balboa Bay Resort Governor, father, grandfather, husband, friend and Newport Beach resident, is suffering from a rare, genetic kidney disease. It has progressed to the point of necessitating that he have dialysis multiple days a […]

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Local Focus: Local Tweens Star in PBS Series “SciGirls”

Local Focus: Local Tweens Star in PBS Series “SciGirls”

NOTE: Crystal Cove Alliance’s STEM programs have been selected by PBS to be featured as part of the National Science Foundation-funded “SciGirls” series, a new show for kids ages 8 – 12 that showcases bright, curious real tween girls putting science and engineering to work in their everyday lives. One of only a handful of programs selected […]

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On Faith: Project Stuffed Hearts

On Faith: Project Stuffed Hearts

I was captivated by an email on our neighborhood website that said, “My name is Maggie Marr and I will be entering 4th Grade at Andersen Elementary. I will be collecting newer and gently used stuffed animals to donate to SAFE (Stuffed Animals For Emergencies).” The email said Maggie hoped to collect 250 stuffed animals and […]

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Communities: Iconic Balboa Village Sign Tells Visitors “U-Drive”

Communities: Iconic Balboa Village Sign Tells Visitors “U-Drive”

Plans are almost complete for a revitalization of Balboa Village (home of the Fun Zone) that will “increase the economic vitality of the area, improve the aesthetics of the neighborhood, and create a stronger identity and connectivity in the community,” according to press material. One identity that has stood for decades is the iconic and […]

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Plants That Say ‘Autumn’

Plants That Say ‘Autumn’

By Tom Snyder | Special to the NB Indy   Can’t tell by the look of your garden when fall arrives? You must be missing those important trees and shrubs that provide gorgeous fall color. We Southern Californians need to look beyond the classic maples and deciduous oaks that other climates revel in each autumn, […]

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Newport-Mesa USD Provides Safer Foods to Students

Newport-Mesa USD Provides Safer Foods to Students

Five years ago, an OC-based company called Grow Green Industries, Inc, introduced a line of fruit and vegetable wash and wipes called Eat Cleaner that removes pesticides, waxes and surface debris that can carry bacteria from commercially and organically grown produce. It also removes surface debris that can carry bacteria from seafood and poultry. Eat […]

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Local Focus: A Cop That Truly Works Doggedly

Local Focus: A Cop That Truly Works Doggedly

With more than 200 million scent receptors in their noses, dogs may be up to one million times more sensitive to some odors than humans are. And those 200 million receptors make up one giant reason why two of the most valued “officers” listed on the 150-cop roster of the Newport Beach Police Department are […]

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Communities: Farmer’s Market at Lido Marina Village Keeps Growing

Communities: Farmer’s Market at Lido Marina Village Keeps Growing

Lido Marina Village may be undergoing a facelift, but the Newport Beach Farmer’s Market held every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the village’s cobblestone street has the same inviting look, and a new vendor. “It’s La Paris Crêperie, masterminded by French native Jonathan Paquier and his two partners,” said Wendy Rawady, the Farmer’s […]

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On Faith: GriefShare Recovery Support Group Starts Sept. 7

On Faith: GriefShare Recovery Support Group Starts Sept. 7

“Right after I lost my dear wife Ginny last November, I was at the lowest ebb that there is and I didn’t have a great desire to go on. I’d never been that low,” said Newport resident Jim Blackburn. “We’d been married for 61 years and it was a love affair you couldn’t believe. I was […]

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Campus: Sage Students Start School, Celebrate Science Center

Campus: Sage Students Start School, Celebrate Science Center

Sage Hill School kicked off the year with a special celebration Monday. Following the school’s traditional welcoming convocation ceremony, officials held a ribbon cutting event for the high school’s new $8 million science center. “It’s a great way to start the year,” said Head of School Patricia Merz. “Our goal is to inspire our kids… […]

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