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Benefit: CASA Black & White Ball Honors Local Philanthropists

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County, held its annual Celebration of Children Black & White Ball on Saturday, April 27, at the Hotel Irvine. More than 400 guests were there to support CASA’s mission of serving abused, abandoned, and neglected children in...

Benefit: Table for Ten Chefs Serve $340K for Charity

  One of the tastiest annual charity events in Orange County is Table for Ten, a culinary extravaganza featuring three dozen chefs creating multi-course, gourmet dinners for tables of ten diners. Orchestrated annually by Kristin Martin and KM Productions for deserving...

Campus

Local Teacher Selected for National Oratory Program

Some local students are learning what it takes to give a great speech after their teacher was selected for an instructive national program. Lindsey Charron, a history and leadership teacher at Ensign Intermediate School, was selected to return during the 2018-2019 school year for...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018

NHHS Alumni Association Welcomes New Board Members

The Newport Harbor High School Alumni Association welcomes two new members onto their Executive Board, the group announced in a press release this week. By a unanimous vote, Alan Gaddis (Class of 1980) will now serve as president, and Robin (Guzik) Sinclair (Class of 1974) will...

Students Learn ‘Living History’ From Veterans

It was an extra special Flag Day last week for about 90 Orange County veterans as they were honored at an annual lunch event presented by more than 400 local students. The June 14 luncheon was part of the Corona del Mar High School Living History program that pairs sophomore...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018

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Literacy Project Hits Home Run With ‘Readers in the Outfield’

Newport Beach-based The Literacy Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling disadvantaged youth to increase their reading skill levels, and the Angels Baseball Foundation, came together at the 6th Annual Readers in the Outfield event to honor 100 students from...
Posted On 17 May 2019

Back Bay Therapeutic Riding Club is “Rocking for their Riders”

Newport Beach is not known for its equestrian activities, but we do indeed have a plethora of horses in our city. Most are recreational animals, but a handful belong to one of the best kept secrets in Newport Beach: Back Bay Therapeutic Riding Club. The Back Bay Therapeutic...

Green

Attracting ‘Good Bugs’ to a Garden

By Gary Jones | Special to the NB Indy “Good” bugs can be a homeowner’s best friend, while “bad” bugs can wipe out weeks of gardening in just a few days. By definition, it is easy to know the difference. The notorious bad bug gang of four – aphids, whitefly, scale and mealy-bu...

Going Green: Upper Newport Bay – Restoration, Recreation and Research

By Garry Brown, Executive Director / Orange County Coastkeeper Just above Newport Harbor is the Upper Newport Bay, a sanctuary to many species of plants, birds and marine organisms. The Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve and Ecological Reserve is an estuary, a wetland with a mix...

Local Focus

Marisa Wayne Shows True Grit for John Wayne Cancer Foundation

Newport Beach resident Marisa Wayne has grit, a necessary attribute if you want to succeed in the boutique fitness world. The youngest daughter of John Wayne, a longtime Newport Beach resident who won an Academy Award for the 1969 film “True Grit,” Marisa launched GritCycle in...

Local Focus: At The Bone Adventure it’s a Dog’s Life

Congratulations to The Bone Adventure—the canine day care, boarding and grooming center is celebrating its 112nd birthday.  Of course, that’s in dog years (16 in human terms).   As part of the celebration, founder/owner Diane Cuniff, a longtime resident of Corona del Mar,...

Newport Resident Finds Her Whole Purpose

Anyone attending Natural Products Expo West at the Anaheim Convention Center this weekend may encounter Newport Beach resident Kelly Lam wandering the aisles, chatting with vendors or maybe demonstrating the latest juicer at a vendor booth. Her presence makes sense, because Lam...

On Faith

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Church Services in Newport Beach

CHRISTMAS EVE and CHRISTMAS DAY CHURCH SERVICES Christ Church by the Sea United Methodist (1400 W. Balboa Blvd). Dec. 24: 7:30 p.m. (949) 673-3805 / christbytheseanb.org Community Church, Congregational (611 Heliotrope Ave.). Dec. 24: 4,7 p.m. (949)-644-7400 / cdmucc.org. Grace...

On Faith: A Priceless Luncheon

More than 300 men and women gathered at the Fashion Island Hotel recently for the sixth annual Priceless Luncheon, hosted by Vanguard University’s Global Center for Women and Justice. The inspiring event raised more than $203,000 for Global Center for Women and Justice and its...

Senior Moments

Senior Moments: Frieda Caplan is ‘The Queen of Kiwi’

By Felicia Wiseman | NB Indy “Fear No Fruit” is a fascinating and true story of 91-year-old Frieda Caplan, also known as “The Queen of Kiwi.” Born in Los Angeles and a graduate of UCLA, she worked as a bookkeeper and cashier in the Wholesale Produce Market in downtown L.A. In the...

Bongiorno Boomers: Starting Anew

Good Morning, (Buon Giorno) Boomers! I trust you’ve recovered sufficiently from the Holidays for us to begin the New Year together. From my present vantage point, I see a lot of changes in the offing, and, like Ricky Ricardo, I may have “a lot of splainin’ to do” to make sense of...