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Coastal Fashion

Coastal Fashion: John Varvatos Rocks the Runway at South Coast Plaza Fashion Show

Designer John Varvatos is a rock star of the fashion world whose rock-influenced designs for men are trend-setting and capture the cool rock and roll mystique.  Ringo Starr, Iggy Pop and Alice Cooper are just some of the classic rockers who wear and promote his brand, which has...

Coastal Fashion: Tiffany Blue Book Dazzles

Tiffany & Co. published the first Blue Book in 1845 to show off its best jewelry. The Blue Book has since become an annual showcase of Tiffany & Co.’s finest Craftsmanship. As the company’s website states, “it introduces the world to the very best of everything Tiffany...

Home & Design

Blackband Design Launches New Interior Design Service

Spring is the time for renewal, de-cluttering and redoing the interior of a home—perfect timing for the launch of Blackband Design’s new interior design service called Concierge by Design, which saves time, money and provides beautiful new interiors in a snap. Owner Wendy...

Awakening Dormant Fruit Trees

By Gary Jones | Special to the NB Indy When deciduous fruit trees such as peach, plum, apricot, and apple lose their leaves in the winter, they become dormant—even in Newport Beach! At this time of year, they can be easily planted due to this dormancy. Not only are these trees...

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Participants, Spectators ‘Have a Ball’ at Sandcastle Contest

A giant octopus playing catch, some oversized ice cream cones with scoops of sports balls, and several detailed and grand castles, appeared out of the sand this weekend at a local beach. Thousands of people flocked to Newport Beach to watch the sand transform during the 57th...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018

Sky Spectacle at Miramar Naval Air Show

The Miramar Naval Air Show celebrated 100 years of women in the United States Marines over the weekend. The Blue angels headlined the event, which also featured the Patriot Jet Team. An estimated 350,000 people attended the event this weekend.        

Insights

Insights: Hard Truths About the Road Less Traveled

There are some difficult truths that we often find challenging to accept. The more we can hold these truths the more we are able to embrace our life. We believe that the more we turn away from the difficult parts of life the happier we are, but the opposite is true. I started...

Insights: Touch

Leo Buscaglia once wrote: “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” A friend of mine was at a nursing home and sent me an...

Insights: Holding On To Passion

“Science Fair” is a documentary film from National Geographic about high school students who compete internationally with their science projects. Some 1,700 teens from 78 countries compete to be named Best in Fair. This movie left me laughing yet amazed at the incredible projects...

Moments for Health

Moment for Health: Go Healthy with Goji Berries

The word antioxidant is pretty ubiquitous these days. With cancer seemingly everywhere and the history-long desire to live long and prosper, anything that might rescue our bodies from the ravages of time and disease is gobbled up quickly with hopes of health and longevity. The...

Moment for Health: Probiotics and Fermented Foods

Yogurt, miso, sauerkraut, tempeh, kefir, poi, natto, kimchi and kombucha are just some of the examples of fermented foods eaten around the world. By eating fermented foods, we help build the microflora in the gut for better health and digestion. Yogurt is the most popular food...