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Benefit: Pacific Symphony Opening Night Celebration Hits a High Note

Pacific Symphony’s 2017-18 Classical Opening Night Celebration & Concert was a night of elegance and opulence from the moment 320 guests arrived at the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel. Attendees decked out in black-tie and stunning ball gowns began celebrating the Symphony’s...

Benefit: Pacific Symphony’s Gatsby Gala Raises $1.5 Million for Music Education

An invitation to the annual Pacific Symphony Gala is always a welcome and treasured treat, but when the theme is the Roaring 20s and Great Gatsby attire is suggested, we knew what we had to do: comb the costume boutiques and thrift stores for the perfect ensemble. After visiting...

Campus

Campus: Arbor Real Estate Gives Clean Water to Newport Elementary

  Arbor Real Estate has partnered with the Rob Machado Foundation for the last several years to provide water filling stations to public spaces that encourage the use of refillable water bottles and to eliminate the use of single-use water bottles in an ongoing effort to keep our...

Young Men and Women Get Lesson in Etiquette

A group of young men and women recently got a lesson in etiquette. Nearly 50 students from the junior classes of the National League of Young Men and the National Charity League came together for an evening of dining and etiquette on March 26. The 10th annual Etiquette Dinner was...
Posted On 06 Apr 2017

Arrests Made in Ensign School Fire

Arrests have been made in the arson fire that scorched the Ensign Intermediate School gym last November, according to authorities. A 16-year-old resident of Newport Beach and a 15-year-old resident of Costa Mesa were arrested Monday for felony burglary, vandalism, and recklessly...

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Charity

Charity Spotlight: Candlelight Concert Preview at Saks Fifth Avenue

Members of the Segerstrom Center’s Candlelight Concert committee were guests of Saks Fifth Avenue South Coast Plaza at a private showing of Saks’ 2018 Fall/Winter eveningwear collection. Saks Fifth Avenue South Coast Plaza General Manager Chris Bures hosted the morning, which...

Charity Spotlight: Global Genes Patient Advocacy Summit

Global Genes may sound like a designer clothing line or a way to trace your ancestors, but it’s actually one of the leading rare disease patient advocacy organizations in the world. The Global Genes organization started 10 years ago with a handful of rare disease parent advocates...

Green

Going Green: Newport Beach Leads in Water Quality

By Garry Brown, Executive Director / Orange County Coastkeeper Newport Beach’s locals are the pulse of this city. Most residents grew up here; running and playing on the sand since they could walk. Some might even try to convince you that they were born in the water. This...

Restoring Green Abalone to the Newport Coast

By Garry Brown, Executive Director / Orange County Coastkeeper Some of us remember the days when you could simply walk out at low tide and pluck an abalone off the rocks. It seemed that every bar in Newport Beach had an abalone shell for an ash tray, and I recall seeing...

Local Focus

Local Focus: Buck Gully is a Natural Slice of Yesteryear

  Snakes slither, rabbits bolt, bobcats stalk, coyotes slink, hawks glide, and a multitude of other creatures dart, dive or peck. This is no exercise in animal action verbs, but it does describe everyday life in one of Newport’s lesser-known wildlife oases: Buck Gully nature...

OASIS Senior Center: Looking Good at 40

In 1977 Upper Newport Bay became a marine preserve and wildlife refuge. USC beat Michigan in the Rose Bowl, while Apple Computer incorporated. “Fantasy Island” made its TV debut, while “The Brady Bunch” made its TV adieu.  Biologists identified a form of microbial life dating...

Local Focus: Entrepreneur Parker Theo Has a COLOR-ful Story

“Wine should be fun.” That statement comes courtesy of Parker Theo, 25, a young entrepreneur whose goal is to shake up the wine industry one glass at a time with his pet project: COLOR wines. Theo grew up in Newport Beach and attended USC. After graduation, instead of taking a...

On Faith

On Faith: Local Pastor Leads Prayer for House of Representatives as Guest Chaplain

Last week, Becky Tirabassi, Newport Beach pastor and author of many books on prayer, traveled to Washington D.C. to be the Guest Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan introduced her, and she opened the session of the House by praying for...

On Faith: Freedom Ride to Stop Human Trafficking

SoulCycle in Newport Beach recently hosted 60 participants in the A21 Freedom Ride. They rode stationary bikes to the beat of music as they learned about modern day slavery and supported A21 in its vision of abolishing human trafficking in the 21st century. They also raised over...

Senior Moments

105 and Healthy

By Elizabeth Greenberg | NB Indy In the year 1908, a gallon of gas cost about 20 cents. It was the first time a ball was dropped in Times Square to signify the new year. The Wright brothers took their first passenger up in the air on one of their planes. This is also the year...

Heeling and Healing

There is a lot of heeling and healing going on at Crown Cove senior living community in Corona del Mar. Raja, the newest resident to the facility, is an 8-month-old black lab. The pup is training to be a guide dog for the blind with Jessilyn Guajardo, director of activities at...
Posted On 03 Aug 2013