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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...

May I Ask You to Read This, Please?

  As I bounced around Newport this week running errands, surfing this little swell that’s here, and driving down our city streets, I couldn’t think about anything but manners. I thought about the people that have great manners, but even...

A Chance to Broaden Horizons

  When I was in my late teens I had the good fortune to live and travel for a few months throughout Japan. That first international trip took me from my relatively simple life here in Newport Beach and opened my eyes and mind in a way...




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SCP Cherry Blossom Celebration Benefits Japan Relief

Spring in Japan would not be complete without the traditional Japanese custom of hanami, or flower viewing, enjoyed for just a few brief weeks when the perfect pink petal of the cherry blossoms (sakura) fill the trees and gently drop to the ground. Celebrated mostly through festive outdoor...
Posted On 15 Apr 2011

Homegrown Green Thinking

Inspiring Green thinking can be contagious. Newport Beach Indy’s photographer, Jim Collins, recently attended the Toshiba Golf Classic. Collins caught the green bug, and the only remedy is to share. So, on a weekly basis, all NB Indy columnists gather to talk about the current issue, yak it up,...

A Survivor Battles Human Trafficking

Rani Hong speaks eloquently about human trafficking.  She speaks from experience. Last Saturday Rani told her story of suffering, slavery and survival to 420 guests at the Women of Vision 21st anniversary luncheon, held at the Balboa Bay Club. Rani speaks around the country with passion and...

Stepping Out

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MIND Institute Raises $500K for Education

  By Lynn Selich | Society Editor   Nearly 400 guests packed the ballroom at the Hyatt Irvine for the MIND Research Institute’s Annual Awards Dinner in honor of outstanding schools and educators at the heart of MIND’s mission to improve math education and student...

Firefighters Respond for CHOC

  The Glass Slipper Guild supporting CHOC Hospital’s Neuroscience Institute teamed with up with our local heroes from Newport Beach Fire Department for a fundraiser that ignited the runway at Bloomingdale’s Fashion Island. The crowd of more than 200 went wild as...

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