Avoid These Financial Traps

They May Be Hazardous to Your Wealth. Managing finances responsibly takes a lot of time — and experience. Learn from your mistakes and try to avoid the traps described here. Money. It’s hard to get and easy to lose. It doesn’t take long for the wealth you’ve accumulated to disappear if you don’t manage your […]

Concierge Podiatry & Spa Newport Beach

Revolutionizing the Nail and Foot Care Industry If you haven’t seen the popular television series Parks and Recreation, we need to talk. But what I really need to know is if you’ve heard the popular phrase coined on the show: “treat yo’ self”. For its creators, that means a cashmere scarf or crystal brooch when […]

5 Points Plaza: Surf City’s Signature Shopping & Dining Destination

One of the best pieces of advice I was ever given is this: when traveling or looking for amazing shopping and dining hotspots, always ask the locals where they go. Nothing beats a great local reputation – and few retail developments in Huntington Beach have enjoyed such a long history of success as Surf City’s […]

Preferred Kitchen and Bath – Different by Design

Beautiful, affordable kitchens and baths from people you can trust by Ann Laurence • photography by Melisa Chandler, Chandler Photography As women, we care. It’s in our nature. We tirelessly look after the countless details of raising our children, maintaining our homes and furthering our careers. The women at Preferred Kitchen and Bath take this […]

United American Mortgage Company

Trusted, tried and true. That’s the reason why Irvine’s United American Mortgage has been successful for over 20 years. Since 1993, UAMC specializes in providing mortgage-financing solutions to homeowners and homebuyers. You’re almost tired of reading about it but it’s true: the mortgage meltdown hurt more than a few and people are still trying to […]

PDC Capital Group: Specializing in Senior Assisted Living Projects

America is a nation of immigrants. Our position as the economic engine of the world would simply not have been possible without the generations of immigrants who have come to our shores from every corner of the globe – in fact, one in every four jobs in the U.S. was developed by an immigrant. Today, […]

Hungry Heart

It’s not what you eat, it’s what’s eating you,” says Sara. Sara is a Hungry Heart success story; walking proof that every problem starts and ends with the heart. She had been a serial dieter for years, constantly losing and regaining weight. It wasn’t until she started The Hungry Heart program that she got down […]

Villa Ford

Costa Mesa resident Peggy Baldwin-Butler is a cheerful anomaly. She’s a former schoolteacher and mom who became responsible for the livelihood of over 100 local families. She’s a middle-aged woman who jumped headlong into an industry so thoroughly male that she’d have to invest years before she’d be taken seriously. Who is Peggy Baldwin-Butler? She’s […]