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Staples Connect - Make the Most of this Academic Year with an Organized Plan for School and Activities

You’ve got a busy schedule this year! If you’ve ever tried managing classes, sports, and your personal life on a smartphone, you know just how easy it is to get distracted. Digital calendars are great for alerts, but when it comes to organizing a jam-packed schedule, nothing beats the clean space of a paper planner. No Wi-Fi? No problem. Writing plans down is an easy way to stay focused and feel less stressed throughout the school year. Use these tips to get started on the right foot and make th

Visualizing a Better World

In times of adversity, the ideal event speaker inspires you to dramatically change your life, chase your dreams with fresh, new insight, or visualize a better world. They help you navigate challenges and they do it with crisp, eloquent storytelling and a clear voice, backed by experience and sincerity. Saana Azzam helps you find that speaker. In fact, she’s known as the Chief Inspiration Officer to hundreds of companies. The daughter of a Middle East refugee, she went on to study at the Stockho


At Naturipe Farms, a rich heritage of innovation, passion and dedication is shared with a new generation of consumers. Whether you’re a farmer or a fresh produce customer, it is widely known that most fruits are simply not available from the same farm every month of the year. So how does your local grocery store offer fresh berries year-round and never miss a day of sales? While Northern U.S. blueberry farms may be covered in snow, blueberries are at their peak in Peru. Similar seasonal diffe

Alluring Alloys

The latest metals that seem to grace everything from mirrors to table lamps aren’t futuristic alloys, but rather a throwback to the past. Perhaps most associated with antiques in previous years, brass and copper, in all of their shining glory, have experienced a resurgence in home decor. Brittney Fischbeck, owner and designer at Abodwell Interior Design, says the trend was obvious at the Las Vegas Market, a major design convention held in January. “The focus was heavy on brass,” she recalls. “

Newport Lines Up Against SB 54

Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to oppose state Senate Bill 54, the so-called “sanctuary state” law, taking a stance similar to that of seven other Orange County cities and the county in choosing to support a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the measure. SB 54, which took affect Jan. 1, prohibits local law enforcement agencies from pursuing immigration enforcement and limits when they can transfer detainees to immigration authorities. Dana Rohrabacher, who represents Ne

Harley Rouda, Democratic Challenger to Rohrabacher, Draws Crowd

Harley Rouda, the front-runner in a slew of Democratic candidates for the 48th Congressional District, which includes Newport, certainly hopes so. The businessman-turned-first-time-political-candidate held a town hall at Bonita Creek Community Center Nov. 16. More than 80 people filled the room to hear where Rouda stands on the biggest issues and ask questions. “I am pro-business, I am pro-economy, I am pro-climate, and I am pro-progressive,” he told the audience. Rouda said that jobs are the