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Benefit: “More Priceless Than Diamonds” at Balboa Bay Resort

Vanguard University’s Global Center for Women and Justice was host to over 300 supporters at the annual More Priceless Than Diamonds luncheon held at the Balboa Bay Resort on September 13. Success stories of human trafficking survival, awareness, and prevention were shared, and...

Benefit: Global Genes Raises $500K to Battle Rare Diseases

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Everyone is familiar with cancer, diabetes and lupus, but what about the 7,000 different types of rare diseases that affect roughly 30 million Americans and approximately 350 million people worldwide? That’s where Global...

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Students Share Passion for Mariachi

Students from all the southwest states gathered this week to share, learn and bond over their passion for mariachi music. About 200 kids participated in the second annual Mariachi Nationals and Summer Institute, which kicked off on Wednesday at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa....
Posted On 11 Jul 2013

Summer Camps for Kids

For kids in Newport Beach, summer offers up a variety of activities. Whatever the interest, there’s a summer camp for it: Boating, surfing, sports, photography, art, cooking, the environment, technology, music, and many more. The city, as well as local organizations, offer a...

CdM High School PAMMY Awards

Creativity was out in full force last week at the 3rd Annual Corona del Mar High School PAMMY Awards, an annual award show for CdM’s Performing Arts and Multimedia Academy (PAMA). This show celebrates the students’ work throughout the year and recognizes outstanding...

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Charity Spotlight: Women Business Owners Honor Remarkable Women

Four remarkable women – including two from Newport Beach and one from Laguna Beach – will tell their inspiring success stories to an anticipated audience of more than 300 businesspeople and guests on Thursday, May 11, as the National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange...

Horsing Around for Charity

In Newport Beach, horse power doesn’t always mean what’s under the hood of a Ferrari. In fact, there are areas of Newport’s Back Bay where horse power is the preferred method of travel. In some nearby neighborhoods, horses are right at home in Newport Beach, but they’re not...

Green

Back Bay’s Gem Hidden by Design

  So, you are driving along Irvine Avenue and you see the Back Bay. Better yet, you are walking, hiking, biking or jogging along the Back Bay paths. Anyway, when you hit University Drive, there is a natural parking lot.  As you head towards the water, magnificence is...

There’s Gold in Them Thar Trash Cans

  Ever wonder what happens to the items you put into your trash can? Newport Beach has a Refuse Crew of 30 that manually collects refuse each day.  It all goes to a transfer station, where a city-contracted company, CR&R, takes it to a “materials recovery facility”...

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On Faith

On Faith: Creating Awareness of Human Trafficking

“We must change the moral conscience of today,” Jody Hassett Sanchez said. “There is more slavery in the world today than ever; there are 20 million around the world.” Sanchez, formerly of ABC News and CNN and now an acclaimed news and documentary producer, spoke recently to over...

On Faith: Mariners Church Sends Relief Teams to Congo

Mariners Church recently sent two relief teams to The Democratic Republic of Congo in response to escalating civil war and violence in the country. Mariners has a ten-year partnership with Camille and Esther Ntoto, who both grew up in the Congo before going to graduate school in...

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