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Girls Inc. Celebrates 56 Years, Raises $300K

  By Lynn Selich | Society Editor   The Balboa Bay Club and Resort welcomed over 300 guests who arrived to attend a formal Girls Incorporated of Orange County’s Annual Celebration featuring Mistress of Ceremonies and Celebrity Chef, Jamie Gwen. During the VIP reception,...

Terry Dwyer: The Best Is Yet to Come

Terry Dwyer is the Orange County Performing Arts Center’s president and chief operating officer. He began his tenure as the Center’s fourth president in April 2006. The entertainment complex Dwyer oversees includes the 3,000-seat Segerstrom Hall, the 2,000-seat Segerstrom Concert...

A Major Menorah for Chabad’s Lighting

  Have you ever seen a menorah made out of chocolate?  How about one made out of balloons or seashells? This year you can see a 6- to 7-foot-tall menorah made out of dreidels.  How many dreidels, you ask?   For now, that’s a secret.  If you are the one who guesses how many...




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Newport Woman Celebrates 100 Zestful Years

Newport Beach resident Ann Wright Johnson has spent part of her 100 years of life in New York, part in California and the rest of it traveling the world. “I love to travel and see new things,”...
Posted On 06 Aug 2011

Tournament Is Eric Pepys’ Lasting Legacy

Balboa Island resident Eric Pepys loved a lot of things about his life. His wife Shirley, his four children and six grandkids topped the list. Shirley and Eric met in Newport Beach in 1960,...
Posted On 05 Aug 2011

CdM Puppy Flap: Skirmish in National Battle

If protesters show up at a CdM pet store Sunday as organizers hope, it won’t be an unfamiliar scene. Animal rights activists targeting the I Heart Puppies store have posted online notices urging...
Posted On 05 Aug 2011

Stepping Out

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The Gift of Literacy

Judi Treble was born and raised in this country, yet as an adult was considered illiterate. She went to 13 schools in 12 years. Her mother was single and struggled with illness. She was never given the support or guidance necessary to gain the education she needed.  By...

Renee Fleming Set for Center

I had the pleasure on Monday to attend an exciting, comfortably elegant luncheon held at Marche Moderne South Coast Plaza, for a very special announcement made by the beautiful and enigmatic Elizabeth Segerstrom, along with Philharmonic Society President and Artistic Director...
Posted On 24 Mar 2011

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