People & Places

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Streets to Success

The plight of abandoned and abused boys in Uganda has come closer to home thanks to the efforts of a Newport Beach resident who’s determined to help them better their lives.

Seasonal Fun at Winter Fest OC

From snow play to dazzling light displays, carnival rides and Santa sightings, the event captures the magic of the season. By Katherine Duncan   The largest winter...
SCTFA Little Free Library

A Literary Crusade

With each Little Free Library that pops up in the Newport area, there are more opportunities to learn, grow and explore—just by reading.

Big Canyon Abode

The von Blöms bring restaurateur ingenuity to their Newport Beach home. By Tanya A. Yacina   The 78 well-maintained estates, condos and townhomes of Big Canyon enjoy...

Just Row With It

Find peace and discover marine life on a local kayaking adventure. By Connie K. Ho   Kelp fields. Dolphins. Hundreds of bird species. These are just some...

Best of the Beaches

From bonfires to surfing, exploring tide pools and wading with the kids, there’s a perfect stretch of sand for nearly every activity in Newport...
Bobby Barza

Trailblazing Trendsetters

Five local guys, who create their own rules when it comes to style and career, share their ideal days in town. By Sabrina Azadi   All with...
ENC kid power

Learning in the Great Outdoors

The Environmental Nature Center will soon start construction of a preschool where classes will be based outside, encouraging creative play and immersive learning.

The Real Deal

Famous local musicians—including those from Sugar Ray and Train—are in the spotlight again with their new supergroup, Side Deal. By Christopher Trela   For the musicians in...
The Loft Fashion Island

New In Town: The Lot

Fashion Island Mall's newest gathering place is a state-of-the-art cinema experience. By Sharon Stello   Replacing Island Cinema, which closed in late 2017, The Lot luxury movie theater...
Sara Aplanap

My 24 Hours in Newport

Fashion Island’s in-house stylist and personal shopper, Sara Aplanalp, shares her tips for spring wardrobes and her favorite places in town. By Sharon Stello   Sara Aplanalp...
Beach Sports

Kicking It Old School

Newport Beach-based Beach City Sports coaxes out your inner child with kickball tournaments for adults. By Jessie Dax-Setkus   For many, thinking of kickball instantly brings back...

My 24 Hours in Newport: Eric Lohman

Eric Lohman, PGA general manager of Monarch Beach Golf Links, shares his favorite places to dine, shop and relax in Newport. By Sharon Stello   Eric Lohman...
Balboa Island Dewey

What’s In a Name?

Ask anyone who lives in Newport Beach—there are few places like it.

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...