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Budget, Marina Park Discussed at Restaurant BID Meeting

Budget concerns, Restaurant Week activities, Marina Park restaurant space, and related issues were discussed at the Newport Beach Restaurant Association Business Improvement District board meeting, held this week at Muldoon’s Irish Pub in...

Preparing for a Tsunami in Newport Beach

Locked behind a steel door that requires a special key to open, which the Watch Commander at Newport Beach Police Department carries, is a single white button with the ominous word “Tsunami” etched on its face. A push of that button activates...

Biz Buzz: Newport Duo Creates Cookie Business

It takes guts to start a business, so when two recent college graduates invest over $160,000 in capital plus countless man hours into inventing something new, you have to give them credit. Kohlman Verheyen, 22, and Taylor McSunas, 23, are both...
Posted On 18 Jan 2014




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Charity: The Wooden Floor’s ‘Keep the Promise’ Wine Tasting Benefit

Seven is a lucky number–at least that’s what Orange County’s innovative art-based youth development organization, The Wooden Floor, is hoping. Their seventh annual “Keep the Promise” Wine Tasting Benefit will be held in Newport Beach on Thursday, September 26. It’s...

Service Worker Honored for Passion, Excellence

About 300 people celebrated one man’s dedication to service on Thursday. Newport Beach & Company presented the Rosalind Williams Service Excellence Award to Dave Brusch, a bell attendant at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach since October 1974, at the Newport Beach & Company Annual Marketing...
Posted On 13 Sep 2013

On Faith: Mariners Church Singles Ministry Holds Open House Sept. 12

“Single people are looking to connect with each other, and build genuine relationships,” explained Tim Keller, pastor of singles and couples at Mariners Church. “As I’ve been researching singles ministries and why they are declining, I’ve found that one of the reasons is the change in what the...

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Artscapes: 10th Annual ‘Art in the Park’ October 12

By Lila Crespin, Ph.D. | Newport Beach Arts Foundation Art in the Park 2013 is happening on Saturday, October 12 in Newport Beach, and the Newport Beach Art Foundation who sponsors this well-attended event is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Adding to the excitement this year is...

Artscapes: Maestro Carl St.Clair Leads the Pacific Symphony into its 35th Season

How old is old? In the symphonic music world, many orchestras have long, colorful histories dating back decades, even centuries. So by symphony standards, 35 is relatively young age, yet it’s a marvelously mature and musically adept Pacific Symphony that launches its 35th...

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Surfin’ Safari

  With heavy surf rolling in Tuesday, Indy Sports Editor Brian Lichterman took his camera and took a tour of Peninsula surf spots to document the action. Here is his photo report:     surf1: Skimboarders look on as bodyboarders get peeling lefts south of the Balboa...

Speed and Agility of Body – and Mind

  By Brian Lichterman | Sports Editor   Speed, agility, and explosiveness are the words preached at the House of Speed. Denny Spruce operates the House of Speed, Orange County, where his goals are to educate the masses on how to gain explosive speed and agility.  The...