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Coastal Fashion

Coastal Fashion: Tiffany Unveils Home & Accessories Collection

Tiffany just unveiled a new line of luxury items that are creative, witty and downright charming. Tiffany calls this Home & Accessories Collection its special take on modern life, with each piece in the collection “a unique, artisanal object that blends form, function and...

Coastal Fashion: Philharmonic Holiday House Showcases Seasonal Designs

For more than 20 years, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County has hosted the annual House of Design, where a team of local designers customize a classic home and the public pays to tour the home, with proceeds going to the Philharmonic Society’s education programs. The...

Home & Design

Iconic Palm Springs Architecture in ‘Desert Maverick’

Palm Springs is haven to mid-century modern architecture. Architects such as John Porter Clark, Albert Frey and William F. Cody settled in town during the 1930s and 40s where Desert Modernism came alive using local rocks, concrete blocks and metal. Much attention was paid to the...

Garden Studio Design Helps to Save Water

As each day passes without significant rainfall, there is little doubt that California is in a serious drought. This year, Governor Brown has mandated a 25 percent cutback on water usage. Newport Beach has responded by requiring residents and business owners to greatly reduce...

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Doheny Blues Festival Celebrates 20 Years of Soul

The Doheny Blues Festival celebrated its 20th Anniversary in Dana Point last weekend, bringing fans from all over Orange County to enjoy music and entertainment during the two day rock, rhythm and soul event. Omega Events launched the annual music festival in the seaside OC town,...
Posted On 24 May 2019

Newport Harbor Yacht Club Among Big Winners in N2E

Vesper, representing the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, earned a handful of trophies this week for the 72nd annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race, officials reported in an announcement shared on Sunday. Sailing a Transpac 52 in the ULDB-MAXI class, Vesper earned the...

Insights

Insights: Going Home

Time tends to go fast. If we are not careful, we will wonder what happened to the past 20 or so years.  It had been 20 years since I returned to my homeland of New Zealand.  It was beyond time really.  Most of my family had either passed or moved so there was not a great desire...

Insights: Sharon’s Story

We can learn a lot from people and their stories, so let me share a story my friend Sharon Davis wrote. Her wisdom speaks to me, and you will see why as she shares her personal journey: “I have known this woman for three years, playing blackjack at the assisted living home where...

Insights: Popping By

I was sitting with some friends the other day and talking about how important our friendships are to each other. I tend to have an open-door policy with my friends, which means if you are in the neighborhood, pop on by. I enjoy these moments, sometimes even if it is just for a...

Moments for Health

Moment for Health: Mighty Magnesium

What are your magnesium levels? That’s hard to know. Only 1 percent of the body’s magnesium is stored in the blood, and most doctors and laboratories don’t’ even include it in their blood work. Yet it is the most critical mineral required for our cells to function correctly....

Moment for Health: Belly Up to the Protein Bar

The ability for humans to manipulate its world and everything in it kind of puts us at the top of the food chain, a glorious place to be when eating yummy stuff. Top of the food chain means we can have it all, and we do—especially in the Western world, where being big-man-on-top...