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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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Christmas Walk Returns to CdM

Thousands of visitors and locals flocked to Newport Beach this weekend for an annual event full of the holiday spirit. The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce presented the 40th Annual CdM Christmas Walk on Sunday, kicking off the holiday season in the community. Attendees enjoyed...

Great Pacific Airshow Full of Aerobatic Thrills and Precision Flying

The Great Pacific Airshow returned to Newport Beach’s coastal neighbor, Huntington Beach, last weekend and  included some heart stopping aerobatic, warbird and military performances. The annual event, previously called the Huntington Beach Airshow, kicked off this...

Insights

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...

Insights: Letting Go of Goals

Now that we’re into the New Year, I am taking time to reflect, learn and challenge myself to new goals. It does not have to happen on New Years itself. It is about taking some time to reflect. It can happen today, or next week. The key is that we take the time to reflect. It is...

Insights: Starting a New Chapter for New Year’s Day

“New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which...

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...