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  • Water district passes resolutions for potential eminent domain

    The South Coast Water District board recently adopted five resolutions of necessity that will allow it to move forward with eminent domain — if necessary — for its rehabilitated tunnel project in South Laguna. A total of 180 homeowners have...
  • Bravo's 'Million Dollar Decorator' dishes out inspiration, advice

    Bravo's 'Million Dollar Decorator' dishes out inspiration, advice
    Martyn Lawrence-Bullard left his home in England for Los Angeles 20 years ago, determined to be a movie star. The acting thing didn't exactly work out. But in one of those delightful turnabouts in life, he is now the interior designer to the stars. Ed...
  • Plans to rebuild OC boardwalk include testing alternative wood

    Plans to rebuild OC boardwalk include testing alternative wood
    Earlier this week, Ocean City's town council selected Louis J. Grasmick Lumber Co. of Baltimore to provide more than 56,000 pieces of yellow pine to rebuild the boardwalk, a contract worth about $600,000. The town also approved plans to purchase and test...
  • Look inside the ultimate beach house, done Southern style

    Look inside the ultimate beach house, done Southern style
    Interior designer Phoebe Howard believes in the power and purpose of Southern-style decorating. "Southern style is unique because the South is unique," says the designer, based in Jacksonville, Fla. "Our homes have an important place in our lives. We...
  • The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women

    The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women
    A long-neglected mansion on the city's west side has been restored to its 19th-century grandeur so that it can provide a home and hope for homeless women. Dozens of volunteers have adopted rooms in the 8,000-square-foot Victorian, built in 1893 by the...
  • Mailbag: Planners limited debate on Banning Ranch

    This is an open letter to the Newport Beach Planning Commission. On March 22, my husband and I were among the standing-room-only crowd assembled at City Council Chambers to hear the two agenda items scheduled by the commission for public discussion ("...
  • Trust your instincts when choosing dishes

    Trust your instincts when choosing dishes
    Ranking up there with other huge, irreversible life decisions — What should I major in? Is this Mr. Right? Should I get a tattoo? — is this critical question: Which dishes should I get? "You have to care," says Shax Riegler, author of "Dish:...
  • The Crowd: Crowd gathers for county's premiere of 'The Bourne Legacy'

    The Crowd: Crowd gathers for county's premiere of 'The Bourne Legacy'
    The 1,300 supporters of the Hoag Hospital Foundation fastened their seat belts last week for the Orange County premiere of"The Bourne Legacy." Regal Entertainment Group and Universal Pictures generously donated the film for a foundation event chaired...
  • Old city revels in a new spirit of innovation

    Old city revels in a new spirit of innovation
    It's difficult to nail down the last time this antique city was considered cutting edge. Was it the 1850s, when a coffeehouse owner created the Sazerac cocktail? Or perhaps the 1940s, when a teenager named J.M. Lapeyre invented the automatic shrimp...
  • A Laguna Beach shopkeeper applies decorating strategies borrowed from his boutique

    A Laguna Beach shopkeeper applies decorating strategies borrowed from his boutique
    >>> For Trey Russell, "less is more" is not just a modernist creed but a way of life. In his Laguna Beach boutique, Aris, and his second-story garden apartment behind the shop, there is a pared-down yet luxurious aesthetic on display. Art books in both...
  • Brooke Shearer dies at 58; former journalist, personal aide to Hillary Clinton

    Brooke Shearer dies at 58; former journalist, personal aide to Hillary Clinton
    Brooke Shearer, a former journalist and personal aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton who had directed the White House Fellows program and served in the Interior Department, has died. She was 58. Shearer, who had cancer, died May 19 at her home in Washington,...