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Don Webb: Walkin’ Off Into the Sunset

  After eight years on the City Council, and 33 years as a city employee and department head before that, Don Webb ended his formal involvement with city government this week – Monday’s special council meeting was the lat of his term. Prevented...

Christmas Co. Opener Raises $180K

By Lynn Selich | Society Editor Photos by Peggy O’Donnell   Snowflakes drifting past a crescent moon set the holiday mood for guests attending the Opening Night Gala of The Christmas Company, the signature fundraiser of the Junior League of...

Ambassador Luncheon a Home Run for Abused Children

By Lynn Selich | Society Editor Photos by Ann Chatillon   Almost 500 guests gathered to support the recent 13th Annual Orangewood Ambassador Luncheon, which is held for current and prospective Orangewood Ambassadors – donors who give...




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‘An Evening for Autism’ Raises $170K

Glitz and glam is an understatement in describing Saturday’s 3rd Annual “An Evening for Autism” event.  More than 600 celebrities, athletes, political dignitaries, business leaders and the OC community attended the lavish event, hosted by real estate entrepreneur Barry Saywitz at his Belcourt...
Posted On 15 Jun 2011

For the Father Who Has Everything

How do you know what to do in the way of green and sustainable gift giving?  Substitute the word “quality” for “green,” and let that guide you. Provided the manufacturing process is not horrible, if you give someone a gift that they cherish for a lifetime, it never hits a landfill – and doesn’t...

The Big Top is Back

    Newport Beach families can make a memory or two this weekend at Circus Vargas, a traditional big top circus that features aerialists, acrobats, comedians and more. “When I come to work, I know I’m going to be creating a memory (for a guest) that lasts a lifetime,” said Circus...
Posted On 11 Jun 2011

Stepping Out

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Boaters’ Weather

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Tender and Funny Look at Catholic School

If Wally Lamb’s book “Wishin’ and Hopin’” and I were to hug, I would be the one to let go last. Every once in a while the first sentence of a book is so brilliant, I am instantly transported and immersed.   In this case, by brilliant, I mean capturing the simplicity and...

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