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City of Newport Beach Awards Grant for Program to Assist Homeless Individuals with Path to Regular Employment

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, the Newport Beach City Council approved a grant agreement with Trellis International, a Costa Mesa-based non-profit organization, for a pilot program that provides volunteer opportunities for individuals experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity to learn and/or rebuild job skills and a path toward stable employment and...

‘Protect Your Happy Place’ of Newport Beach on Coastal Cleanup Day Sept. 18

Prepare to “Protect Your Happy Place” and participate in Coastal Cleanup Day, hosted by Orange County Coastkeeper on Saturday, Sept. 18. Orange County Coastkeeper is coordinating cleanup sites throughout the county, providing supplies and collecting data on behalf of the California Coastal Commission. This is Coastkeeper’s sixth year hosting Coastal Cleanup...

Stanley Cup Champ Ryan Getzlaf Raises $800K for Cure Duchenne of Newport Beach

Anaheim Duck’s captain and Stanley Cup champion Ryan Getzlaf hosted the 10th Annual “Getzlaf Golf Shootout” on Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Monarch Beach Golf Links, and helped raise over $800,000 in support of Newport Beach-based CureDuchenne, a leading global nonprofit focused on finding and funding a cure for...

Six Myths About Prostate Cancer that Men Should Stop Telling Themselves

By Misagh Karimi, M.D., City of Hope Newport Beach Prostate cancer is the most common men’s cancer, affecting one in eight men. If it is detected before it has spread to other parts of the body, the likelihood of successful treatment is high. But there are several myths and misconceptions...

Newport Beach-Based OC Community Foundation Hosts “Igniting Potential” Giving Day Sept. 22

On Sept. 22, the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) will bring together 17 local nonprofits to raise $200,000 during Igniting Potential, a 24-hour collaborative giving day to support Orange County’s youth. In a national study conducted by The Jed Foundation and Fluent Research from September through October 2020, six in...

Lobster Lovers Raise Funds for Charity at Annual Newport Beach Lobsterfest

More than 500 crustacean lovers descended on the Newport Beach Civic Center – many with bibs in hand – to enjoy the annual Newport Beach Lobsterfest on Sunday, Sept. 12. This perennial end of summer celebration is designed for foodie fun, entertainment and – most importantly – to raise funds...

Newport Beach-Based Whittier Trust Named Top Five Best Multi-Family Office

Whittier Trust, which has an office in Newport Beach, was recently named one of the top five worldwide best Multi-Family Office by STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). The award applies to a team dedicated to meeting the comprehensive needs of multiple families and/or their trusts or branches of...

Cold Cases Turn Hot at Newport Beach Police Department

The long-running TV series “Cold Case Files” was a fictionalized account focusing on unsolved cases of the Philadelphia Police Department. Solving cold cases is anything but fictional within the Newport Beach Police Department; in fact, it is so important that the Department supplements its award winning Crimes Against Persons team...

Candlelight Kick-Off Party Marks Return to Segerstrom Center This Winter

Dining by candlelight was the only option for a group of local arts lovers in 1974 when they held a dinner and concert inside a vacant Kresge five-and-dime store in Costa Mesa to raise money to build a major performing arts center in Orange County. The room was re-envisioned into...

CdM Sea Kings Defeat Palos Verdes 41-7 on Sept. 3

The Corona del Mar Sea Kings varsity football team won the Sept. 3 home non-conference game against Palos Verdes Sea Kings by a score of 41-7. CdM dominated the game, scoring 14 unanswered points in the first quarter and another 13 in the second quarter. They led 41-0 in the...