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Cyclist Killed by Car Was Olympian, Entrepreneur

A memorial to cyclist Amine Britel has been created on San Joaquin Hills Road, near where he was struck and killed by a car. Photo by Charles Weinberg Amine Britel, 41, of Newport Coast died died after being struck by a car while riding his bike on San Joaquin Hills Road, just...
Posted On 04 Mar 2011

1st Battalion 1st Marines Deploys

Marines who were on hand last week and the unit began its overseas deployment from Camp Pendleton. She filed this report: Story and Photos – By Laura Dietz I saw babies, toddlers, children of all ages. Some were still in their pajamas from the 0600 (6:00 AM) start. I saw...

City Eyes Moving Police Station

By Roger Bloom | Editor The imminent closing of the current City Hall site in West Newport has sparked a city review of its facilities that could lead to major changes. With the new Civic Center due to be completed in 2012, the city is faced with the question of what to do with...
Posted On 04 Mar 2011




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Triathlon’s Tribute to Heroes

At 5:46 a.m. Sunday morning about 1500 people paused from their preparations for the 14th Annual Pacific Coast Triathlon in Newport Beach for a moment of silence and reflection in honor of the...
Posted On 14 Sep 2011

SCR’s Magic Night Raises a Half-Million

Who’d have imagined the cream of OC’s philanthropic crop boogying on the dance floor to Lady Gaga singing “Bad Romance”? Sure, it was an impressive impersonator backed by John Tu’s band...

Help Through the Pain of Divorce

Approximately 25,000 people in Orange County divorced last year. Statistics indicate that almost 50% of first-time marriages fail, and 65% of second marriages end in divorce. Untold numbers of...

Stepping Out

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History Told in Then-and-Now Photos

The 38th Annual Newport Boat Show will be held at the Lido Marina Village this weekend.  If you get a chance, on Saturday April 30, from 2 to 4 p.m.,right in the heart of Lido Village, Jeff Delaney will be signing copies of his brand new book, “Newport Beach: Then and Now”...

Food, On and Off Screen

“Are you ready to eat your way through the Newport Beach Film Festival?” I asked Stasha as I perused this year’s Film Festival schedule. “Overcooked hot dogs, over-buttered popcorn, and over-carbonated sodas?” she replied with a horrified stare. “No thanks.” “I’m not talking...

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