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Local Photographer Puts Nature on Display at ENC

Local Photographer Puts Nature on Display at ENC

After a long career of delivering babies, retired doctor Charles Weinberg now finds his passion in photography. A collection of this “serious amateur” photographer’s work is now on display at the Environment Nature Center. The show will continue through the end of April. Many of his photos were taken at the ENC, including all of […]

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Spreading the Light With Mama Lynn

Spreading the Light With Mama Lynn

It started like an ordinary day in 1999 when Lynn Elliott first heard a voice in her head saying, “Go to Africa.” Then she heard it again. “I ignored it at first,” Lynn explained.  “Then I fell to the ground, and couldn’t move, as if some invisible force held me down. … Then the voice […]

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OUTTA HERE: Africa- Timing Is Everything

OUTTA HERE: Africa- Timing Is Everything

Extreme weather in Africa can be devastating. Whether it is drought or heavy rains; each has its own set of life threatening problems. For a photographer on safari in Kenya, rain presents a different set of problems. Animals disappear and seek cover. Rain causes the rivers to rise; making SUV river crossings a challenge. Since […]

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A Lunchtime Safari

A Lunchtime Safari

“Ready for a trip to Mozambique? I asked our editorial assistant, Catherine, who’s been filling in for Stasha (Stasha has been MIA while she stars in a play in Burbank). “Sure, I’ve been all over Europe but never Africa. I have my passport, but I’m not sure I can miss that much school,” replied Catherine. […]

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Helping Kenyan Women Dream Big

Helping Kenyan Women Dream Big

From Newport to Nairobi   A Newport Beach based charity is helping pave the road to success for college girls in Kenya. Agano with Kenya, a charity in its debut year, has sponsored its first 10 girls their first year of college, an opportunity they otherwise probably wouldn’t have gotten if it weren’t for the […]

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From Newport to Nairobi

From Newport to Nairobi

A Newport Beach woman traveled to Nairobi to help pave the road to success for college girls in Kenya. Jene Meece, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Agano with Kenya, is currently in Africa with other team members from the charity, visiting, documenting and encouraging the girls the organization has helped reach higher education. “Ten young […]

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9/11: For David Paine, It’s About Remembrance and Service

  By Roger Bloom | NB Indy   As the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks arrives, Newport Beach’s David Paine wants folks to know all their options for observing the day, and that among those options is signing up to render service to others in memory of those who perished. “Remembering 9/11 is a […]