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Good Vibes, Good Eats: After 25 years, Wahoo’s is just as tasty

January 3, 2014 • 2014, Community, Cooking & Dining Out, January 2014, People & ProfilesComments (0)

One of Orange County’s most iconic family business stories began on the second floor of a little Chinese restaurant in Sao Paolo, Brazil. That’s where three brothers, Wing, Ed and Mingo, spent their earliest years and where, after school, you could find them in their parents’ restaurant below, peeling shrimp or washing dishes. In 1975, [&hellip...

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Mompreneur: Trish Sweeney

January 3, 2014 • 2014, Community, Fashion & Trends, January 2014, People & ProfilesComments (1)

Trish Sweeney’s bag hasn’t hit the ground since 2006. That’s when she bought a purse hook in a Chicago store. Chances are if you’re a mom you’ve either considered a purse hook or made the plunge… and chances are it didn’t quite work out in some...

Dad’s View: Bank of Manhattan’s Nate Kuchera

November 27, 2013 • 2013, Community, December 2013, Money Matters, People & ProfilesComments (0)

Mortgage companies have dropped off like flies in the last few years, and you have to figure that those left standing are doing so because they’re doing something right. Many mortgage lenders work as if they are in it for the one-time payoff, and are...

For Students, the World’s a Stage: An Update on Capo USD Happenings

November 27, 2013 • 2013, Community, December 2013, People & ProfilesComments (0)

By Anna Bryson The completed Capistrano Valley High School Performing Arts Center in Mission Viejo recently opened to fanfare from enthusiastic students, parents, and staff.  This stunning state-of-the-art theatre is the long-awaited stage for the school’s...

Mompreneur: Kathy Dahl Crifasi

November 27, 2013 • 2013, Community, December 2013, Fashion & Trends, People & ProfilesComments (0)

Kathy Dahl Crifasi is a mompreneur. She’s not just the amazing woman that created a hugely successful product, she’s also an inspiring mother that changed the way people store their goods on the go. Her invention? Hipzbag®: the trendy, fashion-forward...