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NAC's eight brings home USRowing Youth national title

NAC's eight brings home USRowing Youth national title

The Newport Aquatic Center’s varsity eight won the national title in a record time of 5 minutes 48.65 seconds at the 21st annual USRowing Youth National Championships on June 11 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla. The team featured four local high school athletes, Corona del Mar senior Simon...

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Footbridge connecting OCC buildings will span Newport’s Mariners’ Mile by mid-2019

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Huntington Beach OKs firm to head environmental analysis of Magnolia Tank Farm redevelopment

Laguna Beach

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After 32 years, Top of the World school's Claudia Redfern is retiring
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After 32 years, Top of the World school's Claudia Redfern is retiring

For visitors to Laguna Beach’s Top of the World Elementary School, Claudia Redfern is likely the first person they will see upon walking through the office doors. It usually does not take more than a few seconds before Redfern has asked how she can help. Need to find a room? Redfern knows the location...

Life & Arts

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At 87, artist Fay Colmar has an exhibit at Cal State Fullerton and can't wait to get back to work

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Opinion

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  • Home ownership in Orange County is at serious risk for many would-be buyers

    Home ownership in Orange County is at serious risk for many would-be buyers

    I often speak of the nexus between public policies that affect real estate practitioners and those that affect everyone else. Perhaps there is no better example of this nexus than our current affordable housing crisis. While Realtors have trouble finding listings, other people have trouble finding...

  • Republicans remain the party of ‘Just say no,’ and little else

    Republicans remain the party of ‘Just say no,’ and little else

    The GOP truly is the party of Reagan – Nancy Reagan, that is. Its entire agenda consists of the former first lady’s anti-drug mantra: “Just Say No.” No to any policies that address the very real problems in 21st Century America. Our government used to have statesmen on both sides of the aisle who...

  • Immigrants, facing multiple hardships, deserve access to health care

    This June is the fourth annual Immigration Heritage month, which highlights contributions that immigrants have made — and continue to make — in America. It’s a time to celebrate our diversity, as well as to show support for our immigrant colleagues, neighbors and friends. I am a proud daughter...

  • Newport Beach's new budget addresses long- and short-term needs

    Newport Beach's new budget addresses long- and short-term needs

    Newport Beach enjoys extraordinary blessings, including weather, location, fiscal prosperity and community stewards, to name just a handful. Our City Council members and dedicated citizens have worked hard through public outreach and committee work to ensure that our budget meets community expectations....

  • Laguna Beach should continue to provide environmental leadership

    Laguna Beach should continue to provide environmental leadership

    I am always proud of my city when I see it acting as a leader on environmental issues. From our commitment to our offshore marine reserves to the ordinance banning single-use plastic bags (which are now banned across the state), Laguna Beach has always been ahead of the curve. That’s why when I...

Crime

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  • Mother and son suspected of DUI in crash in Costa Mesa

    A mother and her son were arrested early Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence and hitting a parked vehicle in Eastside Costa Mesa, police said. Police received a call just before 2 a.m. from the 2600 block of Orange Avenue, said Sgt. Matt Selinske. A Ford F-150 pickup reportedly struck...

  • Man suspected of stealing from Costa Mesa Target and punching security guard is arrested after chase

    Police arrested a Costa Mesa transient Sunday night on suspicion of stealing from a Target store and punching a security guard before fleeing, authorities said. Police were called to the Harbor Boulevard store after receiving a call around 9:20 p.m., said police Sgt. Matt Selinske. Target security...

  • Bomb squad detonates explosive device found on Costa Mesa front yard

    Orange County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad personnel detonated an explosive device Sunday that was found on the front lawn of a Costa Mesa home, police said. Authorities received a call around 6 p.m. from a homeowner in the 900 block of Darrell Street, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Matt Selinske....

  • 2 Costa Mesa apartments damaged in fire

    2 Costa Mesa apartments damaged in fire

    A fire that started at a triplex in Costa Mesa on Wednesday night caused significant damage to one apartment and minor damage to an adjoining unit, fire officials said. Costa Mesa firefighters responded to 275 Cabrillo St. at about 8 p.m. after receiving a report that a fire had broken out at one...

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