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  CRIME LOG 9/13/10 12:00 1500 block of Santiago Dr., counterfeit checks, $950.80. 9/13/10 14:53 A Street and Oceanfront, on the beach, grand theft, $651.41. 9/14/10 08:08 1400 Newport Center Dr., vehicle burglary, $100 stolen and $300...

Earning Their Pay

  Tuesday night I went to the Newport Beach City Council meeting. It wasn’t that I didn’t have anything better to do, I just felt that it was time to re-engage and catch up with my friends at City Hall. Boy, did I pick the wrong night....

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  CRIME LOG   9/9/10 08:27 21100 block of Newport Coast Dr., petty theft, $81. 9/9/10 15:21 2200 block of Tustin Ave., attempted residential burglary, $1,000 estimated damage. 9/10/10 11:15 1200 block of Rutland Rd., grand theft from a...




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I’m Really a Plein Jane

I love plein air art. I collect it. I seek out museums and galleries near and far that exhibit it. I covet collected works of other like-minded enthusiasts. I have even bargained with my Higher Power to bestow upon me a mere pinky-finger of talent that would enable me to paint in the plein air...
Posted On 08 Apr 2011

Ready for the Big One?

When the next earthquake will come, not if, is the question. But, are you thinking that the epicenter has to be in proximity to where you live? The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is one of California’s most unique and important natural assets. So, the biggest earthquake threat may just lie in the...

Flowers of Friendship

It started as an idea while we enjoyed frozen yogurt outside on a sunny afternoon. It wasn’t the first time Linda Patton and I talked about getting our mothers and longtime friends together, but this time we chose a date and made our plans. Linda and I have known each other for decades, and our...

Stepping Out

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Going Back in Time to Raise $223K for Crystal Cove

    More than 400 guests, clad in flapper dresses and pinstripe suits, turned out for Crystal Cove Alliance’s Prohibition-themed 8th Annual Beach Gala, which netted $223,000, a nearly 30 percent increase from last year, to help fund CCA’s mission of restoration,...

Recipes for Remembrance, Good Works

    The “Holocaust Survivor Cookbook” author Joanne Caras will be the feature speaker at the Chabad of Newport Beach on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. The book is a collection of recipes, stories and photographs from the families of holocaust survivors from the United States,...

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