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Island Life

Residents and visitors enjoy the charm and history of Balboa Island’s laid-back community. By Tanya A. Yacina   Established more than a century ago by developers with...

Home and Hearth

Fire pits are bringing the heat to outdoor spaces in Newport Beach. By Ashley Probst   Locals who like to entertain know that fire pits are essential...

Making a Splash

A custom pool can turn your backyard into a resort-style destination. By Beth Livesay   When creating a backyard oasis, a stunning swimming pool is often in...

HOME & DESIGN

Happy Hour at Home

Style and function go hand in hand when creating your own bar. By Ashley Ryan   Whether you desire a place to sip cocktails before heading out...

Going Green

As the perennial drought continues, more Southern California residents swap their lawn for landscaping that needs less water. By Sarah J. Hemadi   A quick drive around...

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Julie Laughton Design Build – A Custom Luxury Builder That Delivers Quality

Making people’s lives better by making their homes better is Julie Laughton’s promise to every client. Her home building and remodeling company in Laguna Beach, Corona Del Mar and on the Balboa Peninsula is...

Eat + Drink

Summer Sips

Get into the spirit of the warm weather season with revitalizing cocktails from the area’s most beloved destinations. By Elycia Rubin   As the mercury rises, there...

Rise and Shine

Canadian chain OEB Breakfast Co. elevates morning meals with an eatery in Newport Beach. By Sharon Stello   From a croque-madame to pierogies and duck confit, a...

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FASHION

Sassy Swimwear

From flashy fabrics and sexy cutouts to bright colors and ruffled details, bold bikinis are heating up this summer. By Ashley Probst   In a post-lockdown era,...

Feeling Fine

Local jewelry brand gorjana launches a new luxury collection while continuing to ride its wave of success. By Ashley Ryan   It’s been nearly two decades since...

PEOPLE & PLACES

My 24 Hours in Newport: Anoosheh Oskouian

Anoosheh Oskouian, co-founder, president and CEO of Ship & Shore Environmental, shares her passion for science and philanthropy, her journey from Iran to the...

Building Their Brands

Friends and business partners Chris Britt and Ed St. Geme discuss the success of their franchises, Mountain Mike’s Pizza and Juice It Up!, and...

Protecting the Bay

Newport Bay Conservancy helps to preserve this natural gem through education, research, restoration and advocacy. By Sharon Stello   Back in 1967, Frank and Frances Robinson and...

A Slice of Serenity

For 50 years, the Environmental Nature Center has given locals a chance to escape into tranquility and make a connection with the natural world. By...

TRAVEL

Beach Retreat

Historic Hotel del Coronado offers the ideal setting for a summer getaway. By Sharon Stello   Shimmering in the sun, thanks to golden flecks of mica in...

Island Adventures

Luxurious resorts, stunning scenery and eco-minded excursions make Turks and Caicos an ideal retreat. By Sharon Stello   Gentle  waves of turquoise water lapping onto white sand...

DRIVE

Something in the Air

The all-electric Lucid Air is set to take the world by storm. By Joe Yogerst   Given Tesla’s success, it should come as no surprise that other...

The Future Looks Electric

BMW’s new iX redefines sustainable driving. By Joe Yogerst   The 2022 BMW iX may not look like your typical product from the Bavarian carmaker, but this...

WELLNESS

Inner Beauty

Rebekah Zepfel, owner of Lemon & Honey Day Spa, details the power of sound healing. By Ashley Ryan   It’s easy to find treatments that will leave...

Raising the Bar

Webb Travis, co-founder of fitness studio Turf., reveals how his company’s workouts will take your breath away. By Molly O’Brien   Meant to inspire people to lead...

THE ARTS

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Back to the Theater

Newport Beach Film Festival returns this fall with in-person screenings after the pandemic moved last year's showings online. By Tanya A. Yacina   Touted as one of...
Bill Gillespie in front of ABT Gillespie School by Doug Gifford

Arts Advocate

Philanthropist Bill Gillespie was a longtime supporter of dance, music and other creative endeavors in Orange County. By Tanya A. Yacina   When asked about the late...

Elizabeth Segerstrom and the Power of Giving

Elizabeth and the late Henry Segerstrom | Photo by Doug Gifford A look at Elizabeth and the late Henry Segerstrom’s contributions to the arts, education...