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Artwalk makes Balboa Island a gallery for a day

Artists and art lovers had their day in the sun on Sunday, naturally, as the 22nd annual Balboa Island Artwalk welcomed about 100 artists to Newport Beach to showcase their paintings, photographs, blown glass, sculptures and fine jewelry. The all-day event covered about a mile stretch of the island...


Water Polo: Team USA women triumph


  • Commentary: Potential closure of developmental center offers rare chance to increase sports fields

    One of the reasons I moved to Costa Mesa more than a decade ago is because of the small-town atmosphere, the strong community involvement and the vast amenities it offered me and my young family. As many of you know, Costa Mesa is blessed with numerous small community parks where families can take...

  • Commentary: Inspiration to look beyond pain medication

    A fresh look at relieving pain, especially chronic pain, is turning attention to finding nonmedical routes in place of addictive painkiller use. One such way is by prescribing meditation instead of medication. "Increasingly, both doctors and patients are looking for a more holistic way of treating...

  • Mailbag: Proposed development is responsible compromise

    Proposed development is responsible compromise I am writing to support Newport Banning Ranch in its effort to preserve the old Banning Ranch. I think the developers have the right attitude. They have scaled back their plans to use less than 20% of the property for under 900 homes, 45,000 feet of...

  • Commentary: Shine a blue light to show your support

    For many Californians, the term Honor Roll conjures up images of academic excellence and the proud feelings associated with seeing your name included on a prestigious list. For those of us in law enforcement, the Honor Roll is not a list on which we want to find our names. Although this list also...

  • Commentary: Don't just remember the Alamo; remember Davy Crockett

    Davy Crockett is a larger-than-life real American hero. He was a frontiersman, militia volunteer, adventurer and politician. Born on the western frontier of the United States in Tennessee in 1786, he grew up hunting in the woods and helping with the farm. Most children of this era did not have...


Life & Arts

Artist Timree Gold is busy connecting people to creativity

Artist Timree Gold is busy connecting people to creativity

Rod Stewart, George Clooney and Tim Burton smiled in the Newport Beach art studio as they each held commissioned works of art. The Hollywood glitterati weren't exactly standing in artist Timree Gold's boutique, but they were pictured with the local artist, who painted personalized gifts for the...



Police Files for May 20

Costa Mesa Avenue of the Arts: Petty theft from a vehicle was reported in the 3400 block at midnight Wednesday. Gisler Avenue: Marijuana possession was reported in the 1600 block at 2:12 a.m. Thursday. Harbor Boulevard: Petty theft was reported in the 1800 block at 1:10 p.m. Thursday. Bear Street:...