June 28, 2011
WEDNESDAY Marc Shargel Author and photographer Marc Shargel will show off his new book about California's coastline from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach The free event also features a lecture, presentation and book signing. For more information, call (949) 645-8489 or visit http://www.encenter.org. TILL THURSDAY 'The California Years' Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., presents a photo exhibit by renowned photographer Jerry Muller.
February 1, 2011
A flurry of new business activity is coming to South Coast Plaza with the announcement of nine new stores coming this year to the shopping center in Costa Mesa, according to a press release. The new stores will include upscale garment retailers Brunello Cucinelli, Diane von Furstenberg, Lululemon Athletica, Madewell and Soma Intimates, accessories retailer Longchamp, watchmaker Omega, and Lego and Microsoft. "This is just the beginning of a very exciting year of welcoming sought-after brands and concepts to our incredible family of retailers," Debra Gunn Downing, executive director of marketing at South Coast Plaza, said in a prepared statement.
July 26, 2004
Local restaurant gets website nod ReNato Ristorante, an Italian eatery in Newport Beach, announced last week it was named one of the top 200 places to dine in Orange County by OC Spots, an entertainment information website. The restaurant reopened Friday after a brief renovation and serves lunch and dinner seven days a week. Firm completes $19-million deal CT Realty Corp., a Newport Beach firm, recently announced it has sold a 130-unit gated apartment development in Orange for $19 million.
July 13, 2005
Andrew Edwards Newport-Mesans don't have to break the bank to see a concert this summer. Fashion Island has hosted summertime concerts since 1967, and six performances are on tap for this year. Music fans can watch any of the scheduled shows for free or choose to shell out $20 for preferred seating. Tonight's scheduled performer is former Three Dog Night singer Chuck Negron. Negron is expected to sing "Joy to the World" and "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)
April 20, 2007
When it comes to Earth Day speakers, John Young offers a different perspective on the planet than most. He has seen it from the moon. Presenting "Preservation and Survival: Space Exploration and Earth's Future" Saturday at the Radisson Newport Beach Hotel, Young brings 42 years of experience as a NASA astronaut to the table, having journeyed into space six times on four classes of spacecraft. Coming to the area for tonight's Newport Beach Film Festival world premiere of "The Wonder of It All" — a documentary offering the personal stories of seven moonwalkers, including Young — the retired astronaut will discuss the development of new technologies that would potentially save the world's population in the case of a catastrophic event, such as the eruption of a super-volcano.
June 14, 2006
Yoga means union ? and what better way to unify then by practicing yoga under sunset skies on Laguna's Main Beach with 20 of your fellow coastal Orange County neighbors? Thanks to one local community-oriented athletic store, you can take part all summer long. Every other Sunday at 7 p.m. on a patch of grass near Main Beach, Newport Beach's Lululemon Athletica is hosting sunset yoga lessons on the beach. "One of the things we hold in high regard is community relations," said James Freeman, of Lululemon.
June 11, 2005
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