April 3, 2013
I would like to thank the Costa Mesa Fire Department for the quick response to my mom's residence on March 25. She had fallen in her backyard, got herself up and into her kitchen to clean her blood soaked glasses so she could see. She made it to the front porch and called her next door neighbor who called 911. He had been chatting with a veteran firefighter who sat with her while and asked the right questions until the fire department got...
March 16, 2013
Did St. Patrick's Day sneak up on you like a leprechaun this year? Here's a sampling of festivities around Newport-Mesa, so you'll be sure to get your fill of Guinness, corned beef and green party paraphernalia: * Muldoon's (202 Newport Center Drive) is hosting its 38th annual St. Paddy's party, which will feature Van Dieman's Band and The Droppers providing tunes throughout the day and night. Breakfast will be served starting at 9 a.m. and Irish food and drinks will be available.
April 22, 2011
Obituary KENNETH ALBERT BRITTINGHAM June 12, 1926 –April 12, 2011 Kenneth A. Brittingham, patriarch of the Brittingham family, died peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. He was a resident of Newport Beach for forty-nine years. Ken was born in Los Angeles, the beloved son of Dorothy and Albert Brittingham, and the brother of the late Albert Brittingham, Jr. and Dorothy Brittingham Koll. He was the grandson of American Industrialist in Mexico, Juan F. Brittingham, a founder of Cementos Mexicanos (CEMEX)
April 25, 2002
Richard Dunn Well-traveled and highly educated Charlie Berry journeyed through Afghanistan, Pakistan and India before territories became off limits, and trekked across Thailand and Laos before the Vietnam War escalated and the regions fell into communist hands. Berry, a 27-year world history teacher at the prestigious Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii, likes to tease his sophomore students about his globe-trotting days when he lived in parts of the world that would be difficult or impossible to visit today.
July 21, 2006
Matt Carpenter and Daniel Albert have a hard time acting their age on the Newport Harbor Baseball Assn. Bronco All-Star team. They act a year older. Carpenter is the power-hitting shortstop, catcher and pitcher who leads the team in hits and also has six home runs. Albert plays outfield and often shines late in games and in pinch-hitting roles, like when he had a two-run single to give Newport Harbor the lead in the Los Alamitos Youth Baseball Invitational championship game.
October 13, 2010
TODAY Hope Crib In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Newport Cottages at Fashion Island has unveiled a special edition Hope Crib and will host a reception for the special project from 4 to 7 p.m. A portion of each sale benefits breast cancer research. For more information, call (949) 644-4122. THURSDAY TIL SATURDAY Music Unwound Pacific Symphony's first Music Unwound concert this season, "Pictures at an Exhibition," led by Music Director Carl St. Clair, takes place at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
June 14, 2004
Steve Virgen The essence of the late Craig Zaltosky, a former Orange Coast College football star, can be discovered in a story told more than once by friend Tom Hamilton. Hamilton, a former Los Angeles Times sportswriter, and a few friends went to Spain for the running of the bulls in Pamplona. Meanwhile, Zaltosky had just graduated from Stanford and wanted to go run with the bulls, too. But he was invited to training camp by the new World Football League and was set to try out with the Southern California Sun. Yet, that didn't seem to stop Zaltosky from attaining what some consider the ultimate adrenaline rush.