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Benefit

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...

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...

Charity

Hoag Summer Fest Raises $225K for Foundation

One of the tastiest charity events of the year was held on July 18 at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort: The 32nd Annual Hoag Summer...

Masquerade Ball Celebrates Two Decades of Nonprofit Plasticos

An upcoming evening, Celebration of Global Friendships Masquerade Ball, will commemorate nonprofit Plasticos 20th anniversary and highlight three special humanitarians, officials announced in an...

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...

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,...

Local Focus

Bank of America Employees ‘Profit’ by Crocheting

The origins of crocheting come from as many directions as there are points on a compass; and cultures both ancient and modern, primitive and...

Abalone Enthusiasts Dine and Learn at Newport Dunes

With the sun-soaked days of summer rapidly coming to an end, about 150 people turned out last week to celebrate their favorite sea snail...

On Faith

Where Jewish Philanthropy and Good Times Come Together

Elon Gold, the comedian and emcee, on stage during Solomon Society’s 2018 Late Night event. — Photo courtesy JFFS ©Four years ago, my family packed...

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 /...

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...

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,...

Senior Moments: Slow Moving Fitness for Seniors

This is one father who’s truly unhappy having put two kids through college. No, not my own children. My orthopedist’s. In a long life of body-risking...