Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: Daily Pilot HomeCollectionsCommerce
IN THE NEWS

Commerce

FEATURED ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
July 15, 2008
The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce will hold its only fundraiser of the year, the Community Classic Golf Tournament, July 28 at the Costa Mesa Country Club. The event has been a key fundraiser because the money goes toward the chamber’s general fund, allowing the organization to hold other community events, according to Chamber President Ed Fawcett. Last year, the event raised more than $27,000. Various restaurants will serve food and drinks at each hole. The tournament is divided into categories.
NEWS
By John Canalis | June 8, 2010
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce on Friday will present its Citizen of the Year Award to longtime member and past President Ralph Rodheim at its Citizen of the Year Gala at 6 p.m. at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive. Rodheim, an active member of the chamber’s Commodores Club, serves as chief executive for Rodheim Marketing Group and Boat Rentals of America. He is a former chairman of the California State Boating and Waterways Commission, a Newport Beach Harbor commissioner and a past president and current board member of the Assn.
NEWS
April 20, 2000
Local business leaders, coast-area chambers of commerce and OCC on Wednesday will host the Small Business Conference & Expo 2000. The expo, which targets small business owners and potential business people, will be held at the Fine Arts Building at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, in Costa Mesa The event, which will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will include speakers and one-hour workshops on opening and running a small business....
NEWS
July 24, 2002
In a game Newport Harbor girls water polo coach Joslyn Mandarino called, "As good a water polo game as you'll ever see," the team from Commerce battled Newport to a 9-9 tie at the end of regulation before scoring a quick goal in sudden death overtime to take the title in the Villa Park Tournament played at Villa Park High School. Even with the loss, Newport has played well of late, reaching the finals in not only the Villa Park Tournament but also the Cypress Tournament, which they won by defeating San Diego Shores, 9-7, the previous week.
NEWS
August 30, 2001
Two age group teams from Newport Youth Water Polo took home first place trophies at the Hawaii Invitational Tournament earlier this month. Newport's 12 and under coed team opened with a 9-3 win over the Hawaiian Islands, but lost to Commerce, 10-2. However, Commerce was disqualified for having older players, so Newport moved on. After a 13-2 win over Rose Bowl and an automatic win over Commerce, 5-0, Newport advanced to the final and defeated the Hawaiian Islands, 8-2. Collin Sherman and Clinton Jorth were named co-MVP's of the tournament.
NEWS
December 8, 2001
-- June Casagrande Newport Beach's chamber of commerce will soon be named as such. Operating since 1976 as the Newport Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce, the business association has decided to change its name one again, this time to one people have already been calling it for years: Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. "It's something we've been considering for a long time," said Doug Stuckey, public affairs director for the chamber, which has existed since 1907 under various names.
NEWS
By: B.W. COOK | September 3, 2005
The 14th annual Cotton Club West: Puttin' on the Ritz gala came to Orange County, sponsored by the Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County. The Grove of Anaheim was the setting for nearly 1,000 guests -- including a significant contingent of Newport-Mesa civic, community and social leaders -- who came together to raise nearly $30,000 for the Black Chamber Education Fund. Jerry Mandel, saxophonist and retiring president of the Orange County Performing Arts Center, joined the UC Irvine Jazz Orchestra and jazz great Ernie Andrews to entertain the crowd.
NEWS
By James P. Gray | March 30, 2012
As I am writing this column, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments about whether the federal government has the power under the commerce clause of the Constitution to order private parties to buy health insurance. Being a Libertarian, I'd argue the answer is no. But because this is such a large topic of conversation, I want to give you some of the arguments that the Supreme Court will be considering, so you can more easily follow along. The genesis of this argument goes back to the 1942 case of Wickard v. Filburn.
NEWS
By Brianna Bailey | June 25, 2009
Nobody seems to remember quite how long volunteers have been getting up at 6 a.m. to line East Coast Highway with American flags on holidays. “For decades, it has just been a tradition in this little village,” said Jacqueline Wittmeyer, a board member of the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the holiday displays. “It has kept this patriotic sense in Corona del Mar and has been a blessing for anyone who has ever wanted to participate.” Around town, Wittmeyer is known as the “Flag Lady of Corona del Mar.” She’s been volunteering to help put up the flags since 1993.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
By Jill Cowan | April 3, 2014
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens talked jails, guns and drugs Thursday morning at a breakfast event with members of Newport Beach's business community. Hutchens, who took the podium at the city's central library as part of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's monthly Wake Up! Newport event series, first discussed the impacts of the state's efforts to relieve overcrowding in prisons on the county. Although Orange County's jails are in better shape than most jurisdictions, she said that when it comes to jail population management, the department isn't getting complacent.
Advertisement
NEWS
By Emily Foxhall | November 16, 2013
As the reception area at the Balboa Bay Resort on Friday night filled with Newport Beach's political notables, the woman of honor stood in a back corner, being greeted and congratulated. Several approached her singing a Girl Scout tune, excited for their friend, Jean Watt, who was soon to be recognized officially as the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Citizen of the Year. About 175 people, including councilmembers current and past, attended the celebration of Watt's contributions to the city as commemorated by the award, which she accepted with humility and gratitude.
NEWS
October 4, 2013
Residents of Orange County will soon be able to order their eggs and milk while shopping for electronics or books. Amazon has recently expanded its grocery delivery service, Amazon Fresh, to a few cities in the county, including Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Irvine, according to company representative Nell Rona. Residents can check fresh.amazon.com to see if they are within the coverage area. The program is an expansion of Amazon Prime, an annual-fee-based membership service, and will offer the same perks, such as free two-day shipping and video streaming.
NEWS
By Bradley Zint | September 6, 2013
Old-school style on four wheels - and two - is heading to the seashore Sunday. The 10th annual Coastline Car Classic at Corona del Mar State Beach is expected to attract hundreds if not a couple thousand people, who will be able to gaze at more than 130 classic cars and motorcycles. The event, which benefits the Irvine-based Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, is hosted by the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce. It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate.
NEWS
By Jill Cowan | March 7, 2013
Keep Newport Beach looking good, City Manager Dave Kiff said Thursday morning, and the high quality of life residents have come to expect will follow. Maintaining "that feeling you get when you drive into town," he said, keeps "property values up and crime low. " Kiff, who addressed a couple dozen slightly bleary-eyed Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce members gathered in the Central Library's Friends Room at about 7:45 a.m., said that to do that, the city must continue to carefully evaluate its priorities to invest in community amenities - and cut other costs accordingly.
NEWS
By Jill Cowan | January 18, 2013
Former Newport Beach Mayor Steve Rosansky took on the role of interim president and chief executive of the Chamber of Commerce this week, following the retirement of longtime CEO Richard Luehrs. "I'm flattered that I was asked to do it because I perceive the chamber as being one of our most important institutions in town," Rosansky said Friday. "It's a little bit of an affirmation of the time I spent on the City Council. " Rosansky sat on the dais for nine years representing West Newport in District 2 and was termed out in December.
NEWS
By Jill Cowan | October 20, 2012
The upcoming election and federal tax reforms were hot topics Friday morning at the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's Economic Forecast for 2013 breakfast. "This is very topical - the connection between politics and the economy," said Casey Griffin, event organizer and chamber board member. Event attendance nearly tripled since the chamber's first forecast last year, Griffin said. About 350 people from around the area turned out for the early seminar at the Fashion Island Newport Beach Marriott.
NEWS
By Steve Virgen | May 18, 2012
Impressive. Incredible. Amazing. These are words to describe the scholars and student-athletes honored at the 33rd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards presented by the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce on Friday morning at the Costa Mesa Hilton. The words certainly fit Matthew Morgan. Those and one more: genius. Matthew, 15, is set to graduate from Costa Mesa High two years early with a weighted 4.68 grade-point average. In the fall, he'll attend California Institute of Technology to major in mathematics.
NEWS
By James P. Gray | March 30, 2012
As I am writing this column, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments about whether the federal government has the power under the commerce clause of the Constitution to order private parties to buy health insurance. Being a Libertarian, I'd argue the answer is no. But because this is such a large topic of conversation, I want to give you some of the arguments that the Supreme Court will be considering, so you can more easily follow along. The genesis of this argument goes back to the 1942 case of Wickard v. Filburn.
NEWS
By Britney Barnes | March 21, 2012
Students in yellow hospital gowns, blue booties, hair nets and face masks stood around the chilly operating room as nurse Denise ten Bosch took them through aC-sectionprocedure. She pulled them into the imagined surgery in the labor and delivery wing to play the mother, nurse and anesthesiologist. It started with giving the mother warm blankets before the operation, then giving her an epidural and ending with making sure no sponges were left inside her. She even gave the pretend father something do. "Put a hand on her forehead," the ever-smiling ten Bosch instructed.
Daily Pilot Articles Daily Pilot Articles
|