By NB Magazine Staff | December 04, 2012 1:17 PM
Newport native Chanelle Sladics didn’t set out to be a professional snowboarder. As a teenager, after a fluke fall from a roof, the athlete spent years in intensive therapy, recovering from an injury that almost forced doctors to amputate her arm.
By NB Magazine Staff | November 13, 2012 11:59 AM
In the past century, Newport Beach—from its renowned harbor and bay to its discreet enclaves and individual communities—has progressed almost seemingly on its own. Behind the scenes—and, occasionally, right out in front—however, a group of powerful influencers contribute their lifeblood to its thriving success, its layered identities and its ever-changing yet classically beautiful face.
By NB Magazine Staff | October 05, 2012 3:03 PM
Newport Beach, the home of tranquil day sailing, languid Sunday brunches, lazy summers at the beach and general sophisticated pursuits guaranteed never to break a finely manicured nail is also the home of one of the most ferocious high school rivalries in Southern California.
By OCinSite At-Large | September 07, 2012 4:35 PM
Michael Soylular has been playing volleyball for more than four decades, rising through the sport’s ranks as part of the Turkey junior national team and the European professional league, plus coaching college teams at Arkansas Little Rock, Wichita State, Cal Poly Pomona and Virginia.